National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)

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    National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) Sees Growing International Utilization

    This past year the IEEE announced the availability of the Spanish language edition of the 2017 NESC Handbook as part of a global initiative to share best electrical safety practices and procedures more broadly around the world. In doing so, IEEE is helping create opportunities for foreign regions to adopt…

  • IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) Congratulates IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Transformers Committee on Its 100-Year Anniversary

    Committee’s 2018 Spring Meeting Kicks Off with Celebratory Gala Dinner Event Since their invention, power transformers have been essential for the transmission, distribution, and utilization of alternating current electrical energy, and they continue to have a vital role in current power systems. Achieving state of the art in transformers has…

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    IEEE Publishes 2017 National Electrical Safety Code®

    Today the IEEE Standards Association released the 2017 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®). Every five years, NESC users come together to review and update the code, so that it stays a relevant and authoritative guide for ensuring the continued practical safeguarding of persons and utility facilities during the installation, operation,…

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    The National Electrical Safety Code: Engaging the Next Generation of Engineers

    Can you imagine a world without electricity? We have a lot of engineers to thank for the wonders of electricity, and we are looking to engage and support the next generation of engineers who will change and evolve our power and energy systems. IEEE is committed to helping young engineers…

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    Why An NESC Summit?

    By Sue Vogel, Senior Manager, National Electrical Safety Code With the 100-year anniversary milestone of the NESC still in the rear-view, it is time for the NESC to examine what the future may hold for this important national code as it enters its second century. A summit seems to be the logical…

  • NESC Celebrating 100 Years

    National Electrical Safety Code Timeline

    Today, the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) celebrates 100 years in print. One of the most widely adopted safety codes and produced exclusively by IEEE, the NESC provides best practices for safety of electric supply and communication utility systems to both public and private utilities. Every five years the NESC…

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    IEEE Celebrates Historic 100th Anniversary of the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®)

    The National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®), one of the world’s most widely adopted safety codes celebrates its’ 100th anniversary this year. Produced exclusively by IEEE, NESC provides best practices for safety of electric supply and communication utility systems to both public and private utilities. Every five years NESC goes through…

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    The NESC® has been Revised and is Now Available

    The IEEE SA has recently revised the National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC) and is now available for purchase and shipping through the IEEE Standards Store. Over the past decades, NESC has emerged as a foundational element in the culture of safety, maturing within the business of installing, operating and maintaining…

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    Celebrating NESC Mobile Launch with A Free Trial Offer

    Now anyone can access the IEEE’s National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC) from the palm of their hands, anytime, anywhere, from almost any handheld mobile device, with the new NESC Mobile Download. Exclusively published by IEEE, the NESC is a comprehensive set of practical rules and guidelines for safeguarding electrical installation, operational, and maintenance…

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