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2014-03-31 08:30:51

Series of seminars provides educational resources for patient and facility safety MELVILLE, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton is responding to the growing demand by health care facility managers, engineers, architects and builders for education and awareness related to NFPA® 99: Health Care Facilities Code ("Code") with a series of seminars designed to provide them with knowledge and solutions to help facilitate Code compliance. The National Fire Protection...

2014-02-25 12:22:57

Alison Rhodes-Jacobson - The Safety Mom(SM) - partners with Leviton to talk about home electrical safety MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton announced an expanded engagement throughout 2014 with Alison Rhodes-Jacobson* - The Safety Mom(SM) - for the development of a video and blog series available at the newly launched Learn it at Leviton website (www.learnitatleviton.com). The website, designed to educate do-it-yourselfers on how to safely complete home electrical...

2013-12-27 23:03:14

Prices have risen over the past three years as input costs grew, making negotiating more difficult for the buyer; as the economy rebounds, boosting manufacturing and construction activity, prices are expected to continue rising alongside higher demand for these devices. To help procurement professionals make better buying decisions, business intelligence firm IBISWorld has added a report on the procurement of Electrical Safety Devices & Accessories to its growing collection of...

2013-10-29 23:02:49

Lex Products unveiled a new line of rugged portable power distribution units specific to the military. Shelton, Connecticut (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Lex Products line of MT Series Power Distribution Units is designed to maximize safety and convenience for today’s warfighter. The MT Series’ lightweight, durable and insulated enclosure delivers power to any system where a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) unit is required to expand portable power distribution. “The MT Series...

2013-10-29 08:30:02

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grown-ups have stocked up on sweet treats and filled the yard with decorations, while the kids have planned their costumes and trick-or-treating routes. Safe Electricity urges everyone to make sure your costumed visitors are kept safe from potential electrical hazards. Safe Electricity suggests double-checking your lights and decorations to avoid real scares this Halloween: -- Keep electric cords out of high-traffic areas. Do not run...

2013-08-15 16:24:51

Prohibits Importation of GFCIs that Infringe Leviton's Intellectual Property MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton is pleased to announce on August 13, 2013 the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the International Trade Commission's (ITC) April 2012 general exclusion order, "prohibiting the unlicensed importation of infringing ground fault circuit interrupters and products containing same," inhibiting infringement on Leviton's U.S. Patent No....

2013-07-15 23:22:30

Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCI) by Leviton, now available at TheHardwareCity.com, detects arc-faults to help reduce the likelihood of electrical fire. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Online retailer TheHardwareCity.com now carries new Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters(AFCI), an advanced electrical outlet produced by Leviton that helps protect against fires caused by arc-faults. Now required in homes by the National Electrical Code, AFCIs de-energize the circuit downstream of the...

2013-07-01 16:24:20

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last weekend's accident involving a dockside electrocution at Lake Cumberland in Kentucky, along with swimming fatalities over the Fourth of July holiday last year, underscore the dangers when water and electricity mix. The common element in these unfortunate accidents was electrical current entering the water from boats or docks. "Wet environments are particularly dangerous when it comes to electricity. It's vital to ensure...

2013-06-11 23:17:15

Heat-Line (http://www.heatline.com), a Canadian company that develops and manufactures state of the art freeze protection systems utilizing conductive polymer self-regulating technology, has developed a new product, Milliamp (MA-10), a universal electrical safety device for underwater pumps that eliminates potential electrical hazards common to submerged pump systems. Carnarvon, Ontario (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Lorne Heise, CEO of Heat-Line (http://www.heatline.com), a Canadian company that...

2013-05-21 08:21:07

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If you own a boat or dock, take steps now to help prevent a tragedy. In observance of National Safe Boating Week May 18-24, Safe Electricity advises, "Prevent deadly shocks. Check your boats and docks." July 2012 saw some horrific fatal accidents. A 26-year-old woman was swimming in the Lake of the Ozarks and was electrocuted when she touched an energized dock ladder. Also at Lake of the Ozarks, a 13-year-old girl and her 8-year-old brother...