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Sam Stonerock

Sam Stonerock serves as an Edison Electric Institute (EEI) principal representative and secretary for NESC Subcommittee 8 on Work Rules and is also a member of IEEE’s Power and Energy Society and Industry Applications Society. He has served as Southern California Edison’s principal representative on transmission and distribution and as second vice chair for ASTM International’s Committee F-18 on Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers. He is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and ASTM F18’s Voting Alternate for Committee 70-E on Electrical Safety in the Workplace. He chairs California’s General Order 95/128 Rules Committee and is a 29-year employee of Southern California Edison, with a work history in distribution construction, contract development and administration, T&D standards development, and state and national regulatory support.

NESC: A New Century of Focus on Worker Safety

Last year the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), published under the aegis of the IEEE Standards Association, marked a century of work on best practices to protect the public and electrical and communications workers from the potential hazards of electricity.