arc flashElectricians and all those interested in electrical safety have a new online community they can join, thanks to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The new website from the NFPA,, is a resource for installers and contractors, designers and engineers, code enforcers, and policy makers for all things related to the NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC®), which sets the standard for safe electrical installations in homes, businesses, industry and institutions.

The new site will educate visitors about the latest in electrical safety, wiring, guidelines, and equipment, along with upcoming electrical code updates, tips and the latest social updates from the NFPA, which calls necconnect a "go to" source for learning, sharing and networking with those in the business of residential and industrial electrical safety.

Users of the site will have access to industry news, case studies, discussions and how-to guides with exclusive video content and featured articles from industry experts.

Access to necconnect is free and will include a constantly updated selection of on-demand multi-media presentations, industry articles and downloadable tools and technical content.

Participants who opt to join by signing in, which is also free, gain access to premium content and features that are only available to subscribers. Subscribers are encouraged to become involved in creating content for the site by sharing experiences, viewpoints and offering feedback that will be used to create content that is most relevant to members of the site and will guide its growth.

Click here to visit necconnect.