2017 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®)
Produced exclusively by IEEE, the NESC specifies best practice standards for the safety of electric supply and communication utility systems at both public and private utilities. The NESC is revised every 5 years to keep the Code up-to-date with changes in the industry and technology.
The NESC 2022 Preprint available now!
The NESC 2022 Preprint contains over 500 change proposals and initial NESC Subcommittee recommendations that form the basis for soliciting public during an 8-month public comment period that opens 1 July 2019 and concludes 1 March 2020. Several key topics addressed through change proposals include:
All public comments help to shape final recommendations made by NESC Technical Subcommittees to form the 2022 NESC.
Chinese Translation Adapted from the 2017 NESC® Handbook Premier Edition: Electrical Safety Manual for Power and Communications Industries
This Handbook offers the NESC text along with commentary by contributors translated into Chinese. It is a valuable resource for professionals that want to better understand the NESC.
The National Electrical Safety Code® and the insightful contributor commentary provide informative details for the professional who wants to improve their understanding of:
2017 NESC® Handbook, Premier Edition
The 2017 NESC Handbook Premier Edition represents commentary by contributors, and is a next-generation tool for the professional who wants to improve their understanding of the NESC and includes a representation of NESC text. It gives users insight into:
New for the NESC 2017 Edition, this set of 48 durable, self-adhesive tabs is compatible with both the NESC 2017 Edition and 2017 NESC Handbook. The tabs are color-coded to make locating important information fast and easy. The set includes easy-to-affix preprinted press-and-stick tabs and write-your-own blanks.
IEEE App for NESC® 2017 Edition
The NESC 2017 App available for iOS, Android, and Windows™ provides easy access to the Code via your mobile device or tablet. A great reference source for those in the field, the NESC 2017 App will include all of the content of the printed code with enhanced features: