Programs & Initiatives

The Electrical Safety Foundation (ESFI) is the premier non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to promoting electrical safety at home and in the workplace and the only foundation supporting the electrical industry.

Since 1994, ESFI has led the way in promoting electrical safety across North America. Over the years, ESFI has become highly regarded by industry, media and consumer safety partners alike by constantly reinvigorating the way electrical safety is addressed. ESFI creates unique awareness and educational resources designed to meet the diverse needs of a variety of at-risk groups.

Programs & Initiatives Include:

Surge Protective Devices

Surge Protection Devices – They’re More than an Accessory, They’re a Necessity. A power surge is a sudden and unwanted increase in voltage that can damage, degrade, or destroy electronic equipment.

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Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, which killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures, and burned more than 2,000 acres on October 8th and 9th, 1871.

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National Electrical Code

Did you know that as of 2023, there have been 17 revisions of The National Electrical Code since 1975, the year the average American home was built? Many people are unaware of the protections provided…

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Holiday Safety

Each year, the Electrical Safety Foundation (ESFI) launches a national safety awareness campaign to encourage families and communities across the country to Make Safety a Tradition of

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Zero Tolerance for Counterfeits

Over the past decade, U.S. seizures of counterfeit products have increased more than 325%. Consumer electronics, with a value of nearly $40 million, were the top commodity seized in 2011.

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