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Falling Behind on Electrical Safety

In an independent survey commissioned by the NFPA Fire & Life Safety Policy Institute, over 80 percent of U.S. residents polled feel that policymakers should make it a priority to ensure electrical and fire safety codes are up to date. Eighty-six percent believe that if they purchased a newly-constructed home today, it would meet the most up-to-date codes. States should strive to meet these expectations. This 17-page report published by the NFPA reveals some disturbing information about the lack of regular adoption of current electrical codes. 

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