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Download the GFCI Code Book The lifesaving capabilities of ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) cannot be overstated. These devices have saved thousands of lives and...
Electricity is all around us. Learning how to properly use electricity when charging your phone or other electronics can help you avoid painful injuries and...
In May 2022, the Electrical Safety Foundation International surveyed homeowners, and electrical contractors to assess the performance of AFCI and GFCI devices in homes in...
According to the International Energy Agency, there were 10 million electric cars on the world’s roads at the end of 2020. Electric Vehicle (EV) Benefits...
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI) were first introduced in the bathrooms of homes as required by the 1975 edition of the National Electrical Code. Prior...
Year Estimated Number of GFCI Protected Homes Total Electrocutions Consumer Products Electrocution 1968 – 1,048 481 1969 – 1,148 495 1970 – 1,140 565 1971...
A recent survey of facility professionals revealed mixed results on the knowledge of surge protection. Only surge protective devices, also known as transient voltage surge...
Connected to Safety Are you purchasing, or have you recently purchased, an electric vehicle? Learn about the different charging options you have and how to...
Connected to Safety Whether you’re working from home, learning from home, or just spending more time at home, it is important to make sure your...
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) states that contact with electricity is one of the leading causes of construction workplace fatalities. However, temporary power...
Use Backup Power Safely When used properly, portable and standby generators are a great option to provide backup power during brownouts or blackouts. Learn how to use generators...
The National Electrical Code is revised every three years and outlines the minimum requirements for safe electrical installation. Many older homes may not have an...