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Thousands Affected by Power Outage, Details and How to Prepare for Next Time

In the early hours of Saturday, December 5th thousands of New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey residents were affected by a sudden power outage. The outage wiped out power in approximately 52,000 homes and businesses throughout the three states. According to Orange & Rockland Utilities (the power provider in the areas affected) malfunctioning equipment caused -->

Electrical Safety Tips for the Workplace

Electrocution is one of the leading causes of fatalities in the workplace. Below are five safety tips you should take in your workplace, regardless of weather you work in the construction industry or in an office building: 1.    Be Cautious with Electrical Extension Cords: Extension cords can’t be avoided. Be sure that extension cords are -->

May is National Electrical Safety Month

National Electrical Safety Month, supported by the Electrical Safety Foundation International, is dedicated to promoting electrical safety in the home, school, and workplace. You can help reduce the number of electrically-related fires, fatalities, and injuries by taking the right steps towards safety. Each year, electrical failures are the cause of 43,900 home fires in the -->