NEMA publishes MG 2-2001 Revision 1, 2007 Safety Standard.

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Available from NEMA, MG 2-2001 Revision 1, 2007 Safety Standard and Guide for Selection, Installation, and Use of Electric Motors and Generators assists both user and manufacturers of driven or driving equipment in proper selection, installation, and use of machines. It also identifies potential hazards and suggests ways to reduce risks.



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NEMA Publishes MG 2-2001 Revision 1, 2007 Safety Standard and Guide for Selection, Installation, and Use of Electric Motors and Generators



ROSSLYN, Va., August 3, 2007-The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published MG 2-2001 Revision 1, 2007 Safety Standard and Guide for Selection, Installation, and Use of Electric Motors and Generators.

Safety depends greatly on how machines are selected, installed, and used. This publication is a guide to assist both the user and the manufacturer of driven or driving equipment in the proper selection, installation, and use of machines. It identifies potential hazards and suggests ways to reduce the risks. If the guidelines are followed, the risks of using machines may be reduced.

MG 2-2001, Revision 1-2007 revises and supersedes MG 2-2001. It may be downloaded at no charge, or a hardcopy purchased for $68.00 by visiting NEMA's website at www.nema.org/stds/mg2, or by contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (within the U.S.), 303-397-7956 (international), or 303-397-2740 (fax).

NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity. These products are used in utility, medical imaging, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. Domestic production of electrical products sold worldwide exceeds $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing, Sao Paulo, and Mexico City.

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