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OSHA, IEC Renew Alliance for Protecting Workers from Electrical Hazards

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 17:03
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently renewed its alliance with the Independent Electrical Contractors Inc.

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Code Quiz of the Week: No. 4

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 11:00
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements

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How much do you like your current job?

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 09:11
I can’t wait to start work each morning. It pays the bills. I’m looking for a new job. I’m retired. I'm unemployed.
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Tip of the Week: Preventing Transient Damage to Motors

Mon, 12/28/2015 - 08:00
Follow these steps to protect your facilities and equipment.

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CABA Launches New Brand Identity

Thu, 12/24/2015 - 09:50
The Continental Automated Buildings Association has unveiled a new brand identity.

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Pennsylvania Manufacturer Cited for Hazard after Worker Burned

Wed, 12/23/2015 - 10:18
OSHA has issued citations for safety violations to a Milton, Pa., manufacturer.

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TALQ Tests Outdoor Lighting Control Standard

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 18:19
During the first TALQ “Plug Fest” held two weeks ago in Valencia, Spain, developers successfully applied the consortium’s new Test Tool with various control technology implementations.

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Cybersecurity a Growing Concern in Lighting Systems

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 17:49
With the growth of connected lighting systems that function as an IT network as much as a lighting system, concerns for security and privacy in lighting systems are growing as well.

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Codes Open Opportunities for Retrocommissioning Lighting Controls

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 16:32
The article looks at retrocommissioning as an opportunity to review the suitability of the installed lighting control system after a change in occupancy or use patterns.

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Illinois Metal Plating Company Exposes Workers to Hazards at Cicero Plant

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 14:41
While electroplating machine parts, workers were exposed to live electrical hazards at a Cicero manufacturing facility.

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Feeder and Service Load Calculations, Part 4

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 08:00
Part III of NEC Art. 220 provides requirements for the calculated load of specific applications

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Lockout/Tagout Unsafe Acts, Part 8

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 08:00
You ran out of tags while conducting a lockout/tagout and it’s a long walk back to the shop to get more.

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Getting Repair Resources for Critical Equipment

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 08:00
Managers outside of maintenance like to “help” with repairs of critical equipment by standing around the repair site looking serious

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Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - December 22, 2015

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 08:00
A key production line has several motors, and something seems to go wrong with one of these motors every few weeks.

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Making Your CMMS Rock, Part 1

Tue, 12/22/2015 - 08:00
So often, a CMMS gets implemented as a one-time software purchase

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Manufacturing Technology Orders Remained Sluggish in October

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 12:02
The latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report showed that orders for manufacturing technology in October 2015 were down 0.3% from September

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Tip of the Week: Written Protocols for T&M Procedures

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 10:44
Having a written guide in place will save time and money when testing and taking measurements on equipment

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How will you celebrate New Year’s Eve?

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 09:32
Spend a quiet night at home At a small gathering with my closest friends and family Go out for a romantic dinner with my significant other Partying at the biggest New Year’s Eve celebration in my city Other I don't celebrate New Year's Eve
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Code Quiz of the Week: No. 3

Mon, 12/21/2015 - 07:00
Take this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the 2014 National Electrical Code requirements

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The 15 Most Memorable Articles of 2015

Sun, 12/20/2015 - 08:00
As we look back on 2015, so many powerful stories had an impact on the electrical industry.

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