Rod West

Rod West is a Senior Staff Engineer for Schneider Electric. Mr. West holds a BS from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and is a registered Professional Engineer. He has worked in the electrical industry for over 25 years and holds a total of 11 Patents for various types of electrical equipment and components. Mr. West serves on the Board of Directors for Whitewater Valley REMC, is a NAFI Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator and is a member of the Electrical Section of NFPA. He serves as a principal member of both NEC Code Making Panel #8 and NFPA 70E, the Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.

NFPA 70E Changes: Now Everyone can Benefit from the Tables

Last month at the annual NFPA meeting in Boston, NFPA 70E passed one of the final milestones on the road to completion and it is expected to be issued later… Read more »

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The Risk Assessment: An Electrical Contractor’s Most Important Tool

Are you a risk taker?  Does it depend on the situation?  Does it depend on the consequences?  Can’t answer the question without knowing more information?  Congratulations, you’re well on your… Read more »