Washington D.C.'s Step Up Program allows residents who do not initially qualify for apprenticeship programs to be employed in skilled trades for up to a year while receiving supplemental training to help them better qualify for available apprenticeship opportunities...More
IEC Chesapeake (IECC) is proud to announce that its Telecommunications Technician Apprenticeship Standards were approved recently by the District of Columbia Office of Apprenticeship Information and Training during the Apprenticeship Council’s monthly meeting...More
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has rescinded its January 2009 letter of interpretation #20070823-7896 on the use of shock-absorbing lanyards in aerial work platforms (AWPs)...More
Over the years, the group has promoted reasonable methods of work, cultivated feelings of friendship among those in their industry, settled disputes by arbitration, and assisted each other in times of need...More
LEDs have unique and compelling characteristics that make them ideal for industrial lighting applications. But there are a variety of misconceptions about LEDs, how well they work, how long they last, and more. Digital Lumens developed this whitepaper to dish up the facts around LEDs and address some common misunderstandings....More
An arc flash is associated with the explosive release of energy caused by an electrical arc, due to either a phase-to-ground or a phase-to-phase fault. This kind of fault can result from many factors – a dropped tool, accidental contact with electrical systems, buildup of conductive dust, corrosion or improper work conditions.....More
Abstract: In this webinar, Mike will not only explain the current NEC requirements for GFCIs and AFCIs, but he'll explain how they operate, what causes their premature failure, and when they won't provide the safety protection you might have thought they would.