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NEC® Connect News is a free newsletter content pertaining to all aspects of NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC®). Adopted in all 50 states, the NEC is the benchmark for safe electrical design, installation, and inspection to protect people and property from electrical hazards.



  • February
    Do you have what it takes?; NFPA 70E is open for public input for the 2021 edition; Highlights from the 2020 NEC First Draft Meeting
  • January
    Changes to Article 120 of NFPA 70E make it easier to use; Is ti a feeder or branch circuit? The NEC and power over the ethernet.


  • December
    NFPA 70E has a new tool in the arc risk assessment; 2020 NEC® first draft meeting is right around the corner
  • November
    A better understanding of NFPA 70E®: your safety and well-being or your job, Fire pump power supply requirements: How to navigate NFPA 20 and the NEC®;
  • October
    GM and Ford commit to vehicle electrification; Should arc flash PPE be required when removing temporary grounds? Review public input received on 2020 edition of NEC®
  • September
    NFPA 70B provides framework for buildings recovering from hurricane damage; NFPA issues safety bulletin on submerged electric fuel vehicles
  • August
    NEMA provides guidelines for safe handling of electrical equipment damaged by Hurricane Harvey; NFPA 70E: Risk Control - Substitution and Engineering Controls; Proposed changes to the next edition of NFPA 70E
  • July
    Test your NEC® and NFPA 70E knowledge; Implementing risk control can be a tricky business; Fact sheet on injuries associated with electrical receptacles
  • June
    Things to know before diving in this summer: Webinar: Proposed changes to NFPA 70E; Have you earned the trust of your employees?
  • May
    May is National Electrical Safety Month! NEC changes for electrical safety in swimming pools. NEC adoption maps can now be found on the newly designed NEC website.
  • April
    2017 NEC changes that impact residential installations; NFPA 70E Series: The things needed before normal operation is consider safe (Part 2); History of the NEC-The NFPA Era Begins
  • March
    2017 NEC changes impacting all installations; Host employer & contract employer: Understanding roles in electrical safety; New study points to California and its need to better harness clean energy, and more.
  • February
    Five New Articles in the 2017 NEC, Wisconsin Looks to Roll Back Electrical Safety Requirements, Report Focuses on Feeder and Branch Circuit Loading
  • December
    NEC Online is here, try it now for free!
  • November
    2017 NEC® changes addressed in second installment of video series
  • October
    Test your NEC IQ with the NEC Challenge app!
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