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Celebrate the Holidays Safely with Tips from ESFI

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is providing safety tips to prevent household fires and accidents caused by improper heating, cooking, and holiday decorating practices. Statistics show that the incidents of home fires and electrical accidents typically increase during the winter holiday season.

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ESFI Announces New Utility Members to the Board of Directors

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) recently appointed Joy Ditto of the American Public Power Association (APPA) and Stephanie Voyda of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) to serve as members of its Board of Directors. The directors comprising ESFI’s Board are senior management representatives from a number of organizations dedicated to providing electrical safety information to the public, communities, and the workforce. The incoming directors bring new perspectives about electric utilities to the Board.

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ESFI Releases Surge Protective Devices Survey Results

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA) Low Voltage Surge Protective Devices Section (BI-VS) recently surveyed commercial and industrial facility professionals, including managers, owners, building engineers, heads of maintenance, and related occupations. These professionals provided insights regarding power surge incidences, misconceptions, and the usage of surge protective devices in their facilities.

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How to Set Up Home Office Electronics Correctly

If anyone knows how to set up home office electronics correctly, it will be the Electrical Safety Foundation International or ESFI. Promoting electrical safety across North America since 1994, this non-profit has a power strip worth of advice for your home office. 

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ESFI Urges Georgia Lawmakers to Retain GFCI Provisions

The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is urging Georgia lawmakers to retain GFCI protection on dryer and range receptacles inside homes. There have been 46 incidents of major shocks that required hospitalization between 2015 and 2020. These incidents could be prevented with GFCI requirements.

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