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Canadian Standards Association (C.S.A.)

History of Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Sir John Kennedy, founded the Canadian Standards Association, in 1919. He was Chairman of the Civil Engineers’ Canadian Advisory Committee. C.S.A. was first established as the Canadian Engineering…
Safety

15 Important Safety Tips for Outlet Strips

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Safety for Outlet Strips             Outlet strips have many different uses in everyday life. They have many safety features as well. These features keep everyone safe. Extension cord, power strip or surge protector devices provide…
Grounding

Grounding: Electrical Safety or Teenage Angst

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Grounding? You mean I'm grounded?! The word "grounding" is certainly never one you want to hear as a teenager. Especially from your parents. Grounding means no car. No smartphones, tablets or other devices. No sleepovers. You are basically…

Staying Grounded on Groundhog Day: No Toasters in the Tub Please

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Groundhog Day! A wonderful time of year. Ski and snowboarding season is still at full throttle. Yet, the whispers of spring are just around the corner. Not to mention, a reminder of one of our favorite movies of all time, Groundhog Day. A classic…
lead-free

10 Things NOT To Do While Holding a Soldering Iron

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Avoiding Grief and Pain When Using Your Soldering Iron In a recent blog post, we discussed soldering safety tips. Our team brings over 100 years of experience with soldering circuit boards. Over the years, we have learned the best practices…

Wiring Harness UL Traceability Program

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Wiring Harness UL Traceability Program The Wiring Harness UL Traceability Program allows manufacturers of finished goods to accept wiring harnesses manufactured off site or at a third party. Maintaining supply chain integrity while adhering…

Printed Circuit Board Safety

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Printed Circuit Board Safety Printed Circuit Board Safety has been a serious concern as the industry has vastly grown and developed over the years. There are many safety issues when assembling and producing printed circuit boards. This is…

SHARP Program

SHARP Program The acronym SHARP stands for Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program. The SHARP program works with small businesses who have made a commitment to operate an exemplary injury and illness prevention program. There are…
Sharp Program at Falconer Electronics

Falconer Electronics Earns SHARP Recertification

Completes 10 Years Without Days-Away-From-Work Accident Falconer Electronics was recently recertified into the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program for maintaining a Safety and Health Program among the most-effective in the nation.…