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2014-05-21 08:21:45

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is a family's nightmare. An enjoyable summer day of swimming--with kids wearing life jackets and their mom closely supervising--turns tragic when a little boy is killed amid the fun in the marina. This is a reality the Ritz family has to live with as they seek to teach others about the hidden danger that claimed 8-year-old Lucas. "One second he was splashing... having a great time, and the next moment he's quiet," said Lucas' father, Kevin...

2014-05-05 12:23:03

Alison Rhodes-Jacobson - The Safety Mom(SM) - featured in videos and blogs MELVILLE, N.Y., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Electrical Safety Month, Leviton will introduce a variety of new electrical safety resources throughout the month of May to help educate consumers about electrical safety within their homes. A leader in the development of solutions to enhance electrical safety, Leviton's new materials are available at Learn it at Leviton (www.learnitatleviton.com)...

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...

2013-07-15 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...


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