Electrical Industry News Links – 6/1/2020

Here are some of the top electrical industry news items as of June 1, 2020.

Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis
An inside look at the pandemic’s impact on construction — specifically how the electrical industry is dealing with business disruptions, navigating the “new normal,” and preparing for potentially permanent changes


OSHA Revises Pandemic-Related Enforcement Policies
On May 19, OSHA adopted revised policies for enforcing its requirements with respect to the coronavirus in response to the transition that states are making to reopen throughout the country.


NEMA Publishes Guide on Disinfecting Electrical Equipment On May 13, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published the guide, “GD 4-2020 COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidance for Electrical Equipment,” to help people in the electrical industry safely disinfect electrical equipment.


DISC Corp. Publishes 2020 Economic Forecast
With the U.S. economy being assaulted with new challenges from COVID-19 each day, it’s not an easy time to be an economist. However, DISC Corp.’s Christian Sokoll is up to the challenges and has scoped out early impact of the COVID-19 virus on the electrical market.


Water splitting advance holds promise for affordable renewable energy
A breakthrough into splitting water into its parts could help make renewable energy pay off, even when the sun isn't shining and the wind isn't blowing.


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