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Avoid common 4th of July injuries

Soon Americans’ hearts will swell with pride to celebrate July 4th. Fireworks are synonymous with the celebration of Independence Day and while these pyrotechnics can be beautiful displays of festivities, […]

Yes, electrical wire colors do matter

Electrical wire colors probably don’t mean anything to the average homeowner, but those distinctions are actually very important and knowing the proper color coding is essential when performing electrical work. […]

How does your electrical panel work?

The electrical panel is a major component when it comes to understanding how your home operates, so knowing its anatomy is important. The panel is usually mounted in a garage, […]

Electrical safety statistics

Recent data from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows that, on average, there are more than 400 electrocutions in the United States each year. Of these, about 180 are […]

How to be safe around electricity

While we all depend on electricity in many aspects of our lives, we often take it and electrical safety for granted. Be vigilant about keeping yourself and your family safe […]

OSHA Standards & NFPA 70E Regulation Changes

Both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) have written standards and regulations that build on one another and help keep workers safe […]

Nickle honored with safety and student awards

Nickle Electrical Companies received two safety awards from local contractors associations for exemplary performance over the past year.   On March 12, Nickle was selected as one of the recipients […]

OSHA’s Top 5 Electrical Violations

David Letterman has his top 10 list, and so does the Occupational Safety and Health Administration! Working with electricity can be dangerous. Engineers, electricians, and other professionals work with it directly […]

Electrical Safety Month begins tomorrow

May is National Electrical Safety Month and it’s just about here. Last year, Safety Director Mike Anderson wrote a series of guest blog posts covering a wide range of safety […]

Proper etiquette for job site visitors

There are a number of reasons why you may visit a construction site. Maybe you’re taking progress photos, meeting with the contractors, or taking a tour. No matter the purpose, […]