Chapter Corner

Terry Cole

IEC National Codes and Standards Committee Protects the Membership

IEC's Codes and Standards Commitee is often thought of as the committee that helps make rules and regulations. While this is true, the real reason the committee exists is to protect the interests and safety of IEC members. The National Electrical Code (NEC) is a document that sets the standards for the safety of everyone when it comes to installing and using electricity. This article is a brief discussion of one of the attempts by the committee to protect IEC members through proposing a change in the NEC.