Electrical Safety Month #3 – Ladder Safety

For week 3 of Electrical Safety Month, Service Mechanic Scott Estep discusses ladder safety.

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Electrical Safety Month #1 – Nickle Safety Committee

For Week #1 of Electrical Safety Month, we sat down with two members of the Nickle Electrical Safety Committee. They discussed the group’s goals, programs, and more.  

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Keeping a construction site clean

When you think of a construction site, the words “clean” and “organized” don’t usually come to mind. Multiple companies and sometimes hundreds of people are working in a confined space,

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6 years and going strong

On February 1, Nickle Electrical reached an amazing milestone and set another safety record. Employees have now worked six years without a lost-time accident! This accomplishment would not be possible

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Three-prong vs. two-prong outlet

Modern receptacles now have three slots for safety purposes. This wasn’t common practice many years ago so some older homes may have receptacles with only two slots, which calls for

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What do electrical inspectors look for?

Whether you’ve built a new home, are purchasing an older home, have done some do-it-yourself work, or you’re an electrician finishing up a job, an electrical inspection is necessary. Having

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Preparing for an OSHA inspection

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has tons of regulations in place to keep employees safe in the workplace. Failing to comply with these regulations can spell disaster for your

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2015 Year in Review

Another year has gone by, so it’s time to reflect on the past 12 months. While there are always setbacks to learn from and obstacles to overcome, overall Nickle had

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Top Nickle blog posts of 2015

For the past year and a half, we’ve done our best to post one blog entry each week to Nickle’s site. Sure, we missed a few weeks, but overall these

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Great resources for holiday safety

The Electrical Safety Foundation International, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting electrical safety, always has great resources and their holiday materials are especially useful at this time of year.  

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