May 2017: Health and Safety

 

Something has shifted in safety attitudes and practices. It’s more than meeting Occupational Safety and...

Healthy buildings may be the breath of fresh air in the world of sustainable design....

Around 2,500 years ago, the Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with the saying, “The only...

Sanford Heart Hospital

Electrical contractors working in healthcare facilities must adhere to rigorous safety protocols, the National Electrical...

The term “safe” is defined as a state that is secure from the liability to...

The JATC of Greater Boston’s training room is stocked with essential PPE.

The Electrical trade is one of the most dangerous to work in. Electricians face the...


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| May 2017
This is the final part in a series that reviews some of the more significant revisions and new requirements included in the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC).

Photo from a Safety Stand-Down event hosted by Werner. Courtesy of Werner at www.wernerco.com/us. , Photo from a Safety Stand-Down event hosted by Werner. Courtesy of www.wernerco.com/us.
| May 2017
From May 8 to May 12, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold its fourth annual National Safety Stand-Down, a program started in 2013 to “raise fall

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| May 2017
An arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) is an advanced circuit breaker that, as a way to reduce electrical fire threats, breaks the circuit when it detects a dangerous electri

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Tesla aims to put an EV in every driveway, a Powerwall and EV charger in every garage, and solar tiles on every roof.
| May 2017
Tesla has made a name for itself in the world of electric vehicles (EVs) and green energy.

| May 2017
In a 33–0 vote, and in what some see as the beginning of a national trend to increase the appeal of commercial solar installations, the Florida Senate passed SB-90 ("Renewable

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