July 2010: The 2010 Profile of the Electrical Contractor


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Every other year, ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR conducts a survey of its readers to provide...

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One of the first things you discover when reading NFPA 72 (2010),...

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| July 2010
Power quality has finally made the big time in the United States, getting mentioned at the federal level under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.

| July 2010
I’m often asked technical questions about copper and fiber optic cabling. The majority are about problems troubleshooting cabling systems or networks.

| July 2010
A disaster on the scale of the BP oil spill is unlikely to happen to the average electrical contractor and, therefore, provides little reason to perform catastrophe analysis.

| July 2010
For most contracts, a contractor’s application for final payment must be accompanied by final waivers of lien and verified statements that all amounts due are accounted for.

| July 2010
Simply stated, a job hazard analysis (JHA) is an organized look at what could cause harm to employees in the workplace and work activities.