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What Are OSHA Lighting Standards and Why Do They Matter?

Why Do OSHA Lighting Standards Matter? Regardless of the type or function of your facility, lighting will always be a critical factor in overall productivity, employee health, morale, and safety. When your building does not have enough light, it can create unsafe and unhealthy working conditions, while appropriate amounts of light improve productivity, morale and

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Four Critical Considerations for Industrial Lighting

“It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.” Eleanor Roosevelt Regardless of your industry, your company needs to account for these four critical elements for quality of light to achieve proper industrial lighting functionality and design: Foot-candles Distribution pattern Fixture mounting height Environmental conditions Foot-Candles The amount of illuminance required

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What Do IP Ratings Mean for Industrial Lighting?

What Are IP Rating Codes? The IEC has developed the ingress protection (IP) ratings, which grade the resistance of an enclosure against the intrusion of dust or liquids. Each rating has specific testing requirements to demonstrate conformity to the code and each IP code digit has a specific meaning. First digit: Solid particle protection The

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What Does NSF Certification Mean for Industrial Lighting?

What is NSF Certification? The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) was founded in 1944 and is a non-profit organization whose goal is to create standards for food safety and sanitation. It is now known as NSF International. The NSF mark assures consumers, retailers and regulators that certified products have been rigorously tested to comply with all

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LED Lighting for Food and Beverage Processing

In the food and beverage processing industry, massive amounts of energy are used to ensure that food is processed and stored safely on its way from suppliers to consumers. A few of the reasons that these factories are such high energy consumers are the size of the facilities, the constant operation (24/7), the energy requirements

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