NFPA Electrical Data Summit / November 19-20 / Quincy, Massachusetts

Ω Background: Model codes and standards like the National Electrical Code® (NEC®), NFPA 70B, 70E, 72, 75, 76, 79, 99, 730, 731, and 855 are the backbone for the regulatory and safety infrastructure in numerous jurisdictions throughout the world. Ongoing enhancement to these documents requires clarification and confirmation based on reliable and relevant data.   More… Read more

2022 National Electrical Safety Code / Comment on Committee Action Due 1 March 2020

Ω https://standards.ieee.org/products-services/nesc/index.html Ω The final date to submit comments on the submitted change proposal and the subcommittee recommendations. All comments and recommendations on these proposals are due to the Secretary, NESC Committee. Ω https://standards.ieee.org/content/dam/ieee-standards/standards/web/documents/other/nesc_2022_schedule.pdf

Campus Power Outage Database Updated to November 15th

From discussions undertaken during twice-yearly Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee meetings during both IAS Annual meetings and I&CPS Conferences several decisions were made and re-affirmed: Updates on the status at the database will be discussed during the standing bi-weekly teleconferences. Access to the database will no longer be public but will be granted upon request… Read more

Common Aspects of Electrical Equipment Used in Medical Practice / Comments due January 24th

Ω IEC TC 62 has several subcommittees.  One of them — IEC TC 62A — has released a revision to one of its consensus products:  IEC 80001-1 ED2: Safety, effectiveness and security in the implementation and use of connected medical devices or connected health software – Part 1: Application of risk management. Revision 62A/1359/ features: a)… Read more

Content Restoration in Process

Ω A great deal of content was scattered all over high heaven while we were at the IAS Annual Conference; owing to host/server upgrades originating at IEEE Headquarters.  Most posts and pages have been restored but out of chronological order at the moment.  We expect to have the content chronologically restored as soon as possible. … Read more