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Ergonomics for Electrical Workers

Some electricians deride the term “ergonomics” as a meaningless buzzword, pointing out that marketers use it to describe everything from wire strippers to work boots. Other electrical contractors are always up to their elbows in the latest biomechanical research, looking for ways to save their lower backs. Either way, the fact is that ergonomics can help create a safer, more… Continue Reading

Workplace Electrical Safety: Setting a Baseline with Injury Statistics

In honor of National Electrical Safety Month, we’re looking at electrical safety in the workplace throughout May. We’ll start with an examination of the current state of electrical safety, particularly as it relates to those most exposed to the risks: construction electricians themselves. You can’t figure out where you’re going until you know where you are, after all. In the… Continue Reading

Safety and Ergonomics for Commercial Lighting Installation Jobs

Commercial lighting installation is a major part of any nonresidential construction project. It is important to recognize and address the safety hazards associated with the job — especially since these risks are intensified by strong demand for lighting in the commercial sector. The latest Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) provides a snapshot of… Continue Reading

Global Lighting Fixture Market Will See Sustained Growth Through 2025, Says Report

A major research firm has forecast continued growth for the global lighting fixture market through the year 2025. The growth is fueled by new installations, which are surging due to a variety of circumstances. The installation of energy-efficient LED lighting luminaires is a major driver in the growth. LED lighting luminaires offer a range of benefits over fluorescents and metal… Continue Reading