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Electrical Outlet Safety

February 18, 2011

Electrical receptacle outlets in walls and floors may present shock and electrical fire hazards to consumers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 3,900 injuries associated with electrical receptacle outlets are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year. Approximately a third of these injuries occur when young children insert metal objects, such as hair […]

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The Facts About Power Surges and How To Prevent Them

August 18, 2010

What Are Power (Voltage) Surges? A power surge is one form of electrical power disturbance. There are four main types of power disturbances: Voltage dips (also called “sags” or “brownouts”) Electromagnetic interference Radio frequency interference Power surges (also referred to as “voltage surges” or “transient voltages”) Power surges are generally considered to be the most […]

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