10 percent of fires that occur in
New York State originate within a
premises electrical system. Statistics
also reveal electrical system fires
are among the leading cause of property
damage in the United States.
New York Board of Fire Underwriters,
Bureau of Electricity was originally
formed in 1881 to challenge electrical
installation practices, and place
electrical safety at the head of its
mission. The Bureau continues to fulfill
this mission today through the inspection
of electrical systems involving new
construction and alteration.
the Bureau of Electricity provides
this most important public safety
service by invitation of more than
900 Authorities Having Jurisdiction
throughout New York State. The Bureau
of Electricity enables these Authorities
to have uniformity between varying
codes and local interpretations of
Bureau of Electricity maintains a
full time electrical inspection staff
throughout the State, and is respected
throughout the industry as being the
Premier Electrical Inspection Agency.
The Bureau also supports an elite
group of inspectors who participate
at the national level in developing
Code and Technical Standards.
every facet the New York Board of
Fire Underwriters, Bureau of Electricity
provides its clientele and the State
of New York a full service Electrical
Safety Inspection Agency.
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