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National Standards Institute (ANSI)
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, nonprofit organization
that coordinates national and international standards for U.S. companies. Site
includes reference libraries, standards information, accreditation services, news and publications, meetings and events, education
and training information, and a list of web links.
Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is a professional safety organization that focuses on safety, health, and environmental issues in industry, insurance, government, and education. Site includes safety standards information, technical publications, and membership information.
ASME is a nonprofit professional organization that conducts training conferences and professional development courses, sets industrial and manufacturing standards, and publishes books, training materials, etc. Site includes a list of publications, information on current codes and standards, and information on education and training.
ASTM International is
a nonprofit organization that provides a global forum for the development and
publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems,
and services. Site includes information on standards, a digital library of technical publications,
and information on training courses.
is a manufacturer of solid state reduced-voltage motor controls. Site includes
literature on reduced-voltage motor starting, DC injection braking, electronic
overload relays, and results of power outages plus a video library of various
motor and motor control applications.
of Labor Statistics (BLS)
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is the principal fact-finding agency for the federal
government in the field of labor economics and statistics. Site includes databases and tables, publications, and economic releases.
The Canada Safety Council is a national, nongovernment, charitable organization
dedicated to safety. Site includes information on various types of safety including
occupational safety, traffic safety, child safety, and safety at home, as well
as information on safety training courses, publications, and educational material.
Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)
The Canadian Society of Safety Engineers (CSSE) is a professional organization
that focuses on health, safety, and environmental organization for professionals in Canada.
Site includes professional development resources, membership information, and an events calendar.
Cooper Bussmann® is a manufacturer and distributor of electronic components and systems.
Site includes product literature, technical and application information, and sales representatives.
is a manufacturer of variable-speed drive systems. Site
includes downloadable application notes, autocad drawings,
literature, manuals, and software.
Inc. is an electric motor drive application and retrofit consulting and networking
firm. Site includes information on AC and DC drives and links to AC and DC related websites.
Safety Foundation International (ESFI)
The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting
electrical safety and reducing electrically related deaths and injuries. Site
includes information and checklists related to home and workplace electrical
safety, educational videos, and links to other related organizations and resources.
is an informational site provided by Rockwell Automation. Site includes information
on aspects of variable-frequency drives such as energy savings, improved process
control, reduced motor stress, improved power factors, motor noise, motor heating,
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a governmental agency that protects human health and safeguards the natural environment. Site includes educational resources, legal and regulatory information, and news related to environmental protection.
Fluke Corporation manufactures, distributes, and services electronic test tools. Site includes product and application notes, virtual product demos, and manuals.
Printing Office (GPO)
The Government Printing Office (GPO) produces and distributes governmental information
for all three branches of the U.S. government. Site includes a catalog of U.S. government publications, a newsroom/media section, and information on congressional regulations.
Electrical Contractors (IEC)
The Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) is a trade association dedicated to fostering the interests of its members and independent electrical contractors. Site includes consumer news, industry and membership information, legislation news, an events calendar, and information on apprenticeship and training programs.
of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a leading
authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology,
and telecommunications to electric power and consumer electronics.
Site includes publications, standards, and membership information.
Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI)
The International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI) is primarily concerned
with promoting improved installation,
inspection, and usage of energy. Site includes membership, education, and magazine information.
Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is an electrical union that represents the rights of workers in all areas of the electrical industry. Site includes education information, news, and membership information.
Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is a global organization that prepares and publishes international standards for electrical, electronic, and related technologies. Site includes publications, standards information, and information on conformity assessment.
Rectifier is a manufacturer of solid state components in the power management
industry. Site includes technical papers, application notes and design tips,
and application selection information.
Motor and Coil Corporation
and Coil Corporation is a manufacturer of subfractional horsepower motors and
gearmotors. Site includes motor information, torque formulas, application
formulas, overhung load specifications, and conversion tables.
Inc. is a mechanical and electrical equipment power transmission manufacturer.
Site includes Tech Tips on V-belt maintenance, V-belt drives, bearing installation,
gearboxes, chain drives, couplings, and clutches and brakes, with information
on torque, horsepower, and temperature.
MTE Corporation designs and manufactures power quality electromagnetic products. Site includes product information, application notes, technical articles, resources, and news and events.
Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
The National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) is an organization dedicated
to enhancing the electrical contracting industry through innovative research,
labor relations, and work force recruiting and training. Site includes publications, safety information, and codes and standards.
Electrical Manufacturers Association®(NEMA®)
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association® (NEMA®) is an electrical standards
organization that strives to promote and establish the latest standards for the
electrical industry. Site includes a list of member products, policy issues, and standards information.
Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) publishes the NFPA 70E®: Electrical Safety in the Workplace®. NFPA 70E covers all electrical safety issues, such as general work practices for maintenance and installations, plus special safety concerns for specific equipment requirements. Site includes a catalog, codes and standards, news and publications, training information, safety tips, and research links.
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a department of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illness and injury. Site includes safety and health information, hazard and exposure information, training information, directory of publications and products, and conference and events listings.
Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC)
The National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) works to develop and standardize training for the electrical construction industry. Electrical workers receive training through the National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (NJATC) of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Site includes information on apprenticeship, journeyman, instructor, and contractor training.
Safety Council (NSC)
The National Safety Council (NSC) is dedicated
to preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through research and education. Site includes an online library, a
training calendar, and Internet-based training programs.
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a government agency
that provides and enforces safety guidelines to protect workers from injury.
Site includes laws and regulations, cooperative programs, safety and health
topics, and statistics and data.
is a manufacturer of electrical components and system controllers. Site includes a product list, software solutions, and information on the Journal which keeps readers up-to-date on industry trends.
is a manufacturer of solid state motor controls used in industrial
automation. Site includes technical information, application notes, a product list,
and controls literature.
Siemens provides a variety of products and services for the industrial, energy, and healthcare sectors. Businesses cover areas such as automation, IT, lighting, power management, diagnostics, and financial products. Site includes information on products, solutions, and services, as well as investor relations, career opportunities, and press releases.
Schneider-Electric is a maker of lighting, video security systems, power and cooling systems, and electrical distribution, power, and control. Site includes energy efficiency information, product lists, a technical library, and product support resources.
The Austin Company is an international organization of
designers, engineers, and constructors. Site includes information on the industries they serve, renewable energy, and press releases on company activities.
Laboratories Inc. (UL)
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is a product safety and certification organization.
Site includes a directory of UL-certified products, standards information, and product safety information.
is an electric motor drive and integration system manufacturer. Site includes product information, applications, and literature.
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