Electrical Safety First: Protect Your Home And Fam

Electrical safety first can seem like common sense, but it is surprising how many of us fail to follow basic safety guidelines.

Electrical Safety First: Protect Your Home And Family

Electrical safety first can seem like common sense, but it is surprising how many of us fail to follow basic safety guidelines.

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) | Michigan Technological University

Environmental Health and Safety (formerly Occupational Safety and Health Services) is committed to the safety and well-being of Michigan Tech's campus community and the environ

Efficiency And Safety Of House Electrical Wiring

What Type Of House Electrical Wiring Is Best? Checking house electrical wiring can be a dangerous venture for those without any prior knowledge. Commercial and residential electrical wiring is complet

Schneider Electric Provides Safety Switches For Infinite Applications

Schneider’s Square D Safety switches are vital components to safety and power control. They are a means to disconnect from the electrical load and provide protection to the branch circuit. When nece

Ontario Worker Electrocuted; Two Companies Fined

An Ontario worker was electrocuted November 2015 in an accident involving overhead power lines. The two companies involved have been convicted and fined. PGC Services of Gormley, Ontario, and K-Line 

LED Lighting and Its Impact on Our Life

A LED Lighting Is More Efficient, Versatile, And Lasts Longer The direct energy savings of LED lighting are just one part of the benefit. LED Lighting is, the backstory will leave you feeling even war

Worker Fatality at Carbide Industries

A worker was fatally injured this past February at Carbide Industries in Louisville, KY. Carbide Industries is calling this a “workplace accident.” At least one news report described the incident

Why Hire a Licensed, Experienced Electrician?

Experienced Electrician Is Here To Solve Your Electrical Needs! An experienced electrician is coming up with a specific guarantee period on their services so that you can make the most of high-quality

Sandvik CoroMill 390 is One Tool for Many Applications

From general milling of standard metals to milling complex deep pockets for producing aerospace components out of modern metal materials, Sandvik’s CoroMill 390 is a versatile cutting tool with broa

Best Kitchen Lighting Fixtures

Kitchen Lighting Fixtures Is Perfect For Home Design Ideas One of the most popular kitchen lighting fixtures is the ceiling lights. Kitchen lighting fixtures are also referred as the numbers that come

Electrical Job Safety Plan: Updates in the NFPA 70E and CSA Z462

The requirement of having an electrical job safety plan (JSP) has been a major change in both the NFPA 70E 2018 and CSA Z462 2018. In this article, I focus on why a JSP is a critical element in a saf

Southwire Executives Share Industry Updates at ACNA

Image courtesy of Integer Research.  Bringing together key thought leaders from the wire and cable industry, Integer Research hosted Advanced Cable...

2022 National Electric Safety Code: Public Input

Here are two opportunities for you to make your voice heard concerning the 2022 National Electric Safety Code. Attend the Workshop The NESC Change Proposal Development Workshop on April 10-11, 2018, w

Guide To Electrical Safety Testing

Why Is Electrical Safety Testing Done? Understanding of what electrical safety testing is about and how to ensure your test results are meaningful. Electrical safety testing is essential to ensure saf

Hubbell SystemOne Floor Box Design Central to More Power and Easy Installs

Find what you need at Steiner FLOOR BOX CENTRAL. Our inventory of Hubbell floor boxes is the largest in the Midwest. Don’t overpay for next-day freight charges. Get your floor boxes today at one of

Brighten Your Property With Landscape Lighting

Property With Landscape Lighting Is A  Good Option Along With A Driveway The goal of property with landscape lighting is only seen the effect of the light, not the light source itself. Most outdoor

Know the Changes: NFPA 70E -2018

Safety+Health published an article this month highlighting changes in NFPA 70E – 2018. Some of those changes: The Hierarchy of Controls, emphasizing risk identification and mitigation before the job

Efficient Lighting System

What Is An Energy Efficient Lighting System? The development of energy efficient lighting system is essential in today’s scenario. Its flexible, beautiful, and energy-efficient lighting system is a

Ways to Save Money on Household Bills

How Expensive Those Household Bills Can Be Budgeting household bills is an important step when two people get hitched or shack up together. Learning how to save money on your household bills is smart,

Is There Arc-Rated Footwear?

Q: Regarding Arc Flash Hazard footwear — leather boots are recognized as adequate protection for hazards >12cal. What about insulated heavy rubber (“Mickey Mouse”) work boots? A: Rubber insul

Kohler Natural Gas Generators More Efficient than Ever

While diesel has been the conventional fuel of choice for backup generator sets because of its initial capital cost advantages, things are changing as regulations, costs and technologies have evolved,

For National Engineers Week, We Celebrate SWEA

Celebrated since 1951, National Engineers Week – or EWeek – is a time to encourage the upcoming generation of students...

Home Energy Saving Tips A Room by Room Guide

Home Energy Saving Is A Priority Tips to save you energy and money in the home energy saving is about more than saving money. Home energy saving is indeed a good lesson that you can teach your kid to

Get a Free Carthartt Jacket or Utility Cart with Steiner Promo

An MRO or electrical contractor has to be prepared for just about any contingency, and being prepared often means having the right tool. The good news is that Steiner has a broad inventory of tools, t

Southwire Announces Closure of Pleasant Prairie CSC

As the company continues to optimize its existing distribution network and position itself for long-term growth, Southwire announced that it...

Your Link to the IEEE-IAS Resource Center

Are you aware of the IEEE-IAS Resource Center? This online resource is your access to webinars given that you may not have been able to attend. This is also your access to many excellent papers that h

The Best Angle For Your Rooftop Solar What You Must Know

A Rooftop Solar Is A Future Rooftop solar is economically viable and will provide a significant return on investment. Rooftop solar is increasingly cost-effective for homeowners, business owners, and

Why Can’t I Use PPE Categories with an Arc Flash Study?

Q: Why does the selection of FR/AR clothing by PPE Category (or HRC) not work with the incident energy (IE) analysis? A: In 2018 the PPE Categories are still for use with the Task Tables 130.7(C)(15)

Siemens SINAMICS V20 Drives Minimize Costs and Maximize Efficiency

When it comes to variable frequency drives, tradeoffs may need to be made. How much power do you need? How much space do you have? The  SINAMICS V20 family of AC drives might just be the answer to t

EZ Ways to Select Schneider Pushbuttons

Emergency stops. Restarts. Line changes. These and other functions have at least one thing in common: pushbuttons. Pushbuttons are relatively simple devices. At their most basic, the literal push-a-bu

Standard Format for Job Hazard Analysis?

Q: Is there a standard written format for completing a task job hazard analysis for electrical tasks? A: Don’t know of any. We have most of the info you would need on our EEWP Form. I’ve attached

ESW 2018

ESW 2018 is approaching quickly! Where: Fort Worth, TX When: March 19-23, 2018 Venue: Omni Hotel Register today to make sure you have a spot in the electrical industry’s premier conference. This ye

Limited vs Enhanced: Aaron Hammond has SIMpull Solutions® Innovations

Aaron Hammond, who you might remember from his blog post about helping Rommel Construction save time and money by changing...

Lutron Vive Commercial Lighting Control Solution is Easy to Install and Simple to Manage

Every year, thousands of buildings are built or retrofitted. Every one of these spaces can benefit from lighting control that saves energy, improves comfort, and enhances productivity. Vive from Lutro

Steiner a Major Sponsor at the 2018 Electric Association Conference

The Electric Association’s Annual Conference and Trade Show is scheduled for Jan.25-26., and once again Steiner Electric will have a large presence at the event. The event is located at the Drury L

LENOX Analyzes Band Saw Operations With Site Survey

Are you worried about unplanned machine downtime? Not getting the life expectancy from your band saw blades that you hoped for? Can’t sleep because operator mistakes got you worried about excessive

Procrastination vs Preparation: Laura Helms’ Project Management Toolkit is a Key to Jobsite Success

Laura Helms is a member of the Project Construction Team, which handles project management for the Contractor Solutions Team. She...

Procrastination vs Preparation: DJ Williams Adds Up the Benefits

The Contractor Solutions Team has an internal support system of Project Construction Team (PCT) Managers to assist with operations and...

Southwire Expands Warranties for Complete Line of Surge Guard* Products for RV Market to Include Connected Equipment

Southwire Company, LLC, the trusted source for Surge Guard* products designed to protect you, your RV, and electrical equipment, is...

This National Miners Day, We Thank Those Who Work in the Mining Industry

On December 6, 1907, 362 miners were killed in the worst mining accident in America’s history. An explosion spread through...

Southwire Plans Expansion in Villa Rica

As the company continues to focus on its efforts to Accelerate Growth, Southwire will be expanding its distribution facilities in...

Unoriginal vs Award-Winning: Adam Akins Saves Time Through Enhanced Setups

Adam Akins is a new addition to the Contractor Solutions Team. With 10 years of experience in sales at Southwire,...


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