Blog: Electrical Safety

Look, Up in the Sky! A Drone Series
Lithium-Ion Battery Safety
11 October 2016

Lithium-Ion Battery Safety

Mitigating Risk and Ensuring Quality More…

The Balancing Act of Hoverboard Safety
10 May 2016

The Balancing Act of Hoverboard Safety

Certification Options for the U.S. Under UL 2272 More…

A Change in 'Sit'-uation
29 March 2016

A Change in 'Sit'-uation

How sit/stand workstations are raising questions about compliance More…

6 Novel Electrical Toy Risk Assessment Tools
Making a Declaration of Conformity for CE Marking in Europe? Avoid 5 common mistakes.
30 December 2014

Making a Declaration of Conformity for CE Marking in Europe? Avoid 5 common mistakes.

Whilst making a Declaration of Conformity is a common activity for many manufacturers, there are a number of common mistakes that can be avoided. More…

Sharing the Intertek Experience
16 December 2014

Sharing the Intertek Experience

Recent Podcast helps share Intertek’s capabilities. More…

Ensure Safety During the Holidays
18 November 2014

Ensure Safety During the Holidays

A happy holiday season is one that begins and ends with everyone's safety. More…

Getting extra value out of your testing and certification investment?
04 November 2014

Getting extra value out of your testing and certification investment?

Improve the ROI on your testing and certification programme: 3 tips to get more from your compliance investment. More…

Skimping on Testing? It’ll Cost You
05 August 2014

Skimping on Testing? It’ll Cost You

Testing early and often is one of the most cost-effective ways to develop a quality product More…

Changes Proposed to ENERGY STAR® BCS Products
05 December 2013

Changes Proposed to ENERGY STAR® BCS Products

On November 22, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued notice stating their intentions of eliminating the ENERGY STAR® specifications for Battery Charging Systems. So, what does this mean for you as a manufacturer? More…

Maximize Efficiency in Safety Testing & Certification of LED Products
20 September 2013

Maximize Efficiency in Safety Testing & Certification of LED Products

Understanding the fundamentals of lighting product safety testing and certification processes is critical. More…

Arc Flash Protection Should Be A Priority in the Workplace
06 September 2013

Arc Flash Protection Should Be A Priority in the Workplace

Are your employees protected against a potentially lethal arc flash? More…

Product Safety Isn't a Choice… Or is it?
14 June 2013

Product Safety Isn't a Choice… Or is it?

Gaining proof of product safety is important, but so is getting innovative products quickly into the hands of people who save lives. How do manufacturers balance the two? More…

Safer Products Save Lives™
05 June 2013

Safer Products Save Lives™

June is “National Safety Month”, but what is product safety and who is responsible for it? More…

A Closer Look at 61010-1, Third Edition Changes
03 May 2013

A Closer Look at 61010-1, Third Edition Changes

Products being sold into the EU must comply with the 3rd edition of CENELEC EN 61010-1 by October 2013. More…

Global Growth in the Lithium-ion Battery Industry: Investigating the Opportunity in Argentina
20 March 2013

Global Growth in the Lithium-ion Battery Industry: Investigating the Opportunity in Argentina

The lithium-ion battery industry is predicted to reach $22.5 billion in 2016, according to recent report. More…

A Closer Look: Electrical Safety for 2013 - Part II
04 January 2013

A Closer Look: Electrical Safety for 2013 - Part II

Learn more about the top electrical safety tips for 2013. In this follow up blog, you will learn more about some common warning signs that signify electrical safety hazards. More…

A Closer Look: Electrical Safety for 2013 - Part I
20 December 2012

A Closer Look: Electrical Safety for 2013 - Part I

Learn more about the top electrical safety tips for this holiday season. More specifically, our experts also will provide insight into how to start the New Year off to a safe start. More…

Competition in the Electric Vehicle Industry: Don't Let Safety Certification Hold You Back
07 February 2012

Competition in the Electric Vehicle Industry: Don't Let Safety Certification Hold You Back

Intense investment in the electric vehicle market could potentially cause a back log for manufacturers trying to get their products, with the necessary safety certifications, to the global marketplace. More…