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Anyone working in a cold environment may be at risk of cold stress. Some workers may be required to work outdoors in cold environments and for extended periods. Cold stress occurs by driving down the skin temperature and eventually the internal body temperature (core temperature). This may lead to serious health problems, and may cause tissue damage, and possibly death.
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NECA 303-2019 Standard for Installing Closed-Circuit Television Systems (CCTV)

This standard describes installation procedures for new closed-circuit television (CCTV) system equipment installed for video surveillance and for protection of building interiors, building perimeter, and surrounding property.

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NECA 120-2018 Standard for Installing Armored Cable (Type AC) and Type Metal-Clad (MC) Cable

This standard covers the identification, selection and installation of Type AC and Type MC cables, which are used for electrical wiring for residential, commercial and industrial occupancies.

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  • Friday, January 21, 2022
    CQD 1/21/22

    Hello and Thanks for this Blog.

    Does the NEC provide specific criteria for developing signs and labels addressing warning, caution, and danger? We are told that there are specific colors assigned for signs using those signal words. What does the NEC require?

    Michael Deitz

  • Thursday, January 20, 2022
    CQD 1/20/2022
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