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Electrical safety standards – David Smith blog

Residential Landlords Association (press release) (blog) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The decision to introduce a new power to impose electrical safety standards on the PRS was a key late amendment to the Housing and Planning Act.

Two kinds of electrical safety

Chicago Daily Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
AFCI breakers (arc fault circuit interrupters) also involve electrical safety, but in an entirely different way. Their purpose is not to prevent electric shock from happening to people but to prevent electrical fires from occurring in buildings ...

Power for Progress: A home electrical safety checkup

Grandlakenews - ‎May 26, 2016‎
May is recognized as National Electrical Safety Month by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI). To help promote electrical safety during the month, the Grand River Dam Authority is passing along some important tips from ESFI. This week ...

Mike Holmes: Use a pro to keep up with electrical safety standards

Ottawa Citizen - ‎May 23, 2016‎
I take electrical safety very seriously. A backsplash improperly installed or a wall poorly painted is an inconvenience that will cost you time and money, but electrical work done poorly is dangerous.

National Electrical Safety Month

NewsTalk KZRG - ‎May 24, 2016‎
May is National Electrical Safety Month and Empire District Electric has a simple rule to keep in mind with whatever you're doing outside.

Young Brits warned over attempting potentially dangerous DIY electrical jobs around the house during Bank Holiday

Mirror.co.uk - ‎May 24, 2016‎
But leading charity Electrical Safety First is urging DIYers, particularly those in younger age groups to make sure they are not attempting potentially dangerous electrical jobs.

Mike Holmes: It shouldn't come as a shock that you need a licensed electrician to work on any wiring

National Post - ‎May 21, 2016‎
I take electrical safety very seriously. If a backsplash isn't properly installed or if a wall is poorly painted, it may be an inconvenience that will cost you time and money, but poorly done electrical work is dangerous.

Fire service concept car at Staffordshire County Show

A Little Bit of Stone - ‎13 hours ago‎
The teams will also be promoting summer safety and electrical safety and will highlight the risk of overloading plug sockets, adapters or extension leads which can lead to overheating and can cause a fire.

AVO Training Institute

Safety+Health magazine - ‎May 21, 2016‎
AVO offers the largest selection of electrical safety courses available. A few of our most popular courses include NFPA 70E 2015 Electrical Safety, Electrical Safety for Industrial Facilities, Electrical Safety for Utilities, and more. Courses take ...

Fire service: "Register for electrical item alerts"

Rotherham Advertiser - ‎May 23, 2016‎
THE fire service is urging people to sign up to receive alerts about faulty electrical products after being called to more than 100 tumble dryer blazes in five years.
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Housing and Planning Act – what happens next?

Residential Landlords Association (press release) (blog) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Rogue landlords can be banned from renting homes under new rules brought in by the Government's Housing and Planning Bill. New legislation also includes plans for the creation of database of criminal landlords and agents - as well as powers to impose ...

Farm safety day a great success

La Crosse Tribune - ‎22 hours ago‎
This year, the students attended sessions on electrical safety, power take-off safety, basic first aid, lawn mower safety, ATV safety, grain drowning, general farm safety, tractor rollover, livestock safety, bicycle safety, nutrition, 911 calls, plant ...
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Household fire alert: Hundreds of thousands more "deadly" appliances in UK homes

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Philip Buckle, director-general of Electrical Safety First, an industry-funded safety group, said: “Although people have been told that the affected machines are safe to use, the safety notice has been issued because of a fire risk.

Idaho nuclear-plant contractor fined for 2015 electrical explosion

Idaho Statesman - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The event "revealed deficiencies in BEA's hazard identification and assessment procedure, electrical safety program, protective equipment selection process, hazard prevention and abatement procedure, and safety training program," the letter said.

Electricians Report Problems with Electrical Wiring at Army Med Center

EC&M - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Workplace Electrical Safety: What the New Language Means for You. The recent changes to NFPA 70E and CSA Z462 have the potential if not the intent to change the way we approach workplace electrical safety programs....More · VIEW MORE WHITE ...

Powerline management

Goondiwindi Argus - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Occasionally, however, their practices can vary to accommodate the physical location and regrowth pattern of particular vegetation, or to comply with the Electrical Safety Rules and legislation such as the Electricity Supply Act 1995. Regional manager ...
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Family complete marathon for soldier who died of heart attack

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The family of Army captain David Seath complete the last three miles of his London Marathon starting at the point where he collapsed after suffering a heart attack and died.
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Breakdown of Biodegradable Plastics in Ocean 'Extremely Slow,' UN Report Says

ABC News - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Large-scale production of plastics began in the 1950s because it presented "significant advantages" for food preservation, medical product efficacy, electrical safety and improved thermal insulation, according to the report. In 2014, 311 million tons ...

Respect your power source

Toronto Sun - ‎May 18, 2016‎
It's like eating your vegetables. You do it because you know it's good for you. That's how design expert Kimberley Seldon wants homeowners to approach electrical safety. After 25 years in the business, she's seen enough mistakes to know “what's behind ...
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Dominion focusing on driver safety, utility pole crashes

The Charlottesville Newsplex - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Dominion Virginia Power is focusing on driver safety during Electrical Safety Month. "The best advice for a driver is to stay calm and stay in the vehicle," said Rob Locke, director of electric safety and training.
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