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December 5, 2018

ECA Ottawa appoints Daryl Sharkey executive director

For the last 16 years, Sharkey held senior positions with the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC), including director of member services.

O’Neil Electric switches partnership from Schneider to Siemens

The partnership is expected to help O’Neil and Siemens expand their reach with small, medium and large electrical contractor customers across Ontario.

Eaton appoints Rahul Duggal LVDA product line manager

Based in Milton, Ont., Duggal is responsible for a portfolio that includes panelboards, switchboards and automatic transfer switches.

Human performance affects the electrical construction sector

The root cause of any electrical safety incident in a workplace can almost always be traced back to human performance (HP).
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Seven ways LEDs improve industrial workplaces

Recent data demonstrates a correlation between LED technology and industrial workplace safety and efficiency. » Read full article
Products & Solutions 

SBS launches Battery Academy

The courses, which began in November, include stationary battery system installation, maintenance and testing, along with sizing and design considerations. » Read full article
Modern Forms

Modern Forms debuts Ceres LED wall sconce

Available in Canada in vertical, linear and horizontal configurations, the LED-based luminaire can be mounted to best suit a specific interior decor scheme and space. » Read full article

Eaton adds 1.5-A quiet fan speed controls

The controls, available in two styles, combine a standard toggle on/off switch with a ‘smooth slide’ for selecting low, medium or high speeds. » Read full article

IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

Date & Location: March 4-8 • Jacksonville, Fla.
Info: IEEE’s Industry Applications Society (IAS) Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW) is dedicated to changing the electrical safety culture. The 2019 edition will be held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverside, sponsored by the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Committee (ESafC). Topics will include, but not be limited to, hazard phenomena, inherently safer design, work practices, hazard mitigation and electrical safety management.
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Work Truck Show & Green Truck Summit

Dates & Locations: March 5-8 • Indianapolis, Ind.
Info: The National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) will host the 2019 edition of its Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit at the Indiana Convention Center, promising North America’s largest work truck event. The exhibit hall will be open from Mar. 6 to 8.
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ICT Canada – Presented by BICSI

Dates & Locations: April 8-11 • Toronto
Info: ICT covers the spectrum of voice, data, electronic safety and security, project management and audiovisual (AV) technologies. BICSI is currently seeking presentations for pre-conference seminars and general sessions; submissions are due by Nov. 30, 2018.
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