Quizzes

Safety
By Wes Wheeler
The 2021 edition of NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace was recently released and is available at www.nfpa.org/70e. Each approved revision and update to NFPA 70E standards supersedes all previous editions. Are you up to date?
Cabling
By Jim Hayes
It’s expected that installing optical fiber cables would require different tools than copper communications cables or electrical cables. How familiar are you with some of the specialized tools used in fiber optics?
Systems
By Thomas P. Hammerberg
How well do you understand the latest NFPA 72 requirements for fire alarm pathway class designations? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.
National Electrical Code
By Michael Johnston
Section 110.12 requires equipment to be installed in a neat and workmanlike manner, but it never tells users how to accomplish that. Good workmanship is often in the eyes of the beholder and is directly related to the training and experience of the installer.
Safety
By Wesley L. Wheeler
The coronavirus pandemic has forced training to move completely online and instructors are using technology to deliver necessary programs to keep employees safe. OSHA publication 2254 covers training requirements applicable to the construction industry.
Cabling
By Jim Hayes
Many aspects of a fiber optic project concern a manager, but the ultimate issue is the “deliverables”—the final information that must be provided to prove the project is complete and installation was done properly. How familiar are you with the deliverables of a fiber optic installation project?
National Electrical Code
By Michael Johnston
The National Electrical Code includes requirements to ground electrical systems. It also contains information regarding electrical systems that are prohibited from being grounded and those systems that are permitted to be—but not required to be—grounded. If an electrical system is grounded as a requirement or by choice, all the rules related to grounded systems must be applied.
Systems
By Thomas P. Hammerberg
This quiz gives you a chance to see how well you understand the layout and usage of NFPA 72, 2019 edition. Good luck!
Safety
By Wesley L. Wheeler
Many recommendations and preventive measures are being implemented to keep the workforce safe and protect employees and the public from the coronavirus. A lot of these carry over into our personal lives.
Safety
By Wesley L. Wheeler
How do you determine whether an electrical contractor’s safety program is a success? Test yourself on some of the key indicators.