4 Tips to Purchasing the Right Heavy Duty SJTOOW Extension Cord

The National Electrical Code (NEC), or NFPA 70, is a regionally adoptable standard for the safe installation of electrical wiring and equipment in the United States. The following are some of the codes outlined in the NEC.

S = Hard Service Flexible Cord
SJ = Junior Hard Service Flexible Cord
E = Thermoplastic Elastomer Insulation
T = Thermoplastic Insulation
O = Jacket is Oil Resistant
OO = Jacket & Conductors are Oil Resistant
R = Thermoplastic Rubber Insulation
X  = Cross-linked Synthetic Polymer Insulation
HH = High Temperature
W = Moisture Resistant
N = Nylon Jacket

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All Solid Ground Extension Cords are SJTOOW.  When you go to buy your next extension cord purchase make sure they are:

1. SJ = Junior Hard Service Flexible Cord
2. T= Thermoplastic Insulation
3. OO= Jacket & Conductors are Oil Resistant
4. W = Moisture Resistant

Buy yours today at SolidGroundCords.com

Solid Ground Cords Will Be Attending the 2016 32nd Annual National VPPPA Safety & Health Conference in Kissimmee, FL

Solid Ground Cords, LLC is proud to announce that they will be attending the 32nd Annual National VPPPA Safety & Health Conference in Kissimmee, Florida this August 29 – September 1, 2016 at the Gaylord Palms Hotel & Convention Center. The conference is expected to bring together safety and health experts from more than 400 different industries who are all united in their mission to create safer environments for their peers and colleagues.

The National Conference offers attendees a chance to acquire valuable knowledge and skills applicable to their worksite and to nurture enduring, mutually-beneficial, professional relationships. Our team at Solid Ground Cords, LLC would love to meet you personally if you have a chance to attend this year.

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We will be at booths: 406 and 611 next to SUPERIOR GLOVE WORKS.
Our extension cord is the only cord with an anchored ground pin and ground light indicator. We will change the way you think about extension cord safety forever.  “It’s all about the Pin.”

• Join thousands of EHS professionals at the safety and health event of the year
• Experience 4 days of activities, including more than 100 workshops, 300 exhibitors and numerous networking opportunities
• Learn about innovative safety and health products to utilize at your worksite
• Be inspired by national-known speakers
• Meet others from your region at your chapter meeting

Solid Ground Cords Will Participate in the 1st Quarterly West TN AGC Safety and Health Lunch

Solid Ground Cords, LLC is glad to participate in the 1st Quarterly West TN AGC Safety and Health Luncheon this Friday August 5, 2016 in Cordova, TN. We have agreed to be a Contractor Supplier to show case the safety features of Solid Ground Extension Cords.

We will have a booth set up at the location from 11:00 am-2:00 pm
ATTENDEES CAN VIEW BOOTHS FROM 11:00 am-11:30 am & 1:30 pm-2:00 pm

We will also have a surprise safety related door prize for the attendees of the LUNCH AND LEARN.  We are truly looking forward to connecting with you at the great event.

Location information:

The Butcher Shop
107 S Germantown Pkwy.
Cordova, TN 38018

Time:
11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Date:
Friday August 5th, 2016

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If you are in the Cordova area and would like to purchase any Solid Ground Extension Cords directly from one of our sales representatives to save on shipping costs, feel free to contact us directly at josh@solidgroundcords.com or (865) 806-4970.

For First Time since 1990, OSHA Will Increase Fines August 2016

On August 1st, for the first time since 1990, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) fines will increase as follows:

  •  Serious & other-than-serious violation penalties, from $7,000, will rise to $12,471
  •  Willful & repeat, from $70,000, will increase to $124,709
  •  Failure to abate, from $7,000 per day, will increase to $12,741 per day
  • Posting requirement, from $7,000 per day, will increase to $12,741 per day

OSHA Fines Increase for First Time in 25 Years

Make sure to use Solid Ground Extension Cords that have:

  •  Anchored ground pin that does not detach from plug
  •  “Grounded” safety light indicator
  • Reinforced jacket retention technology which reduces jacket/plug separation
  •  SJTOOW outdoor oil resistant and water resistant jacket
  •  Meets NEC’s FT2 Flame – Resistance Standard

Solid Ground Cords Team LIVE in Nashville at TN Safety & Health Congress Expo

We will be having an exhibit at the 39th Annual Tennessee Safety & Health Congress Expo in Nashville, TN to showcase the revolutionary safety features of our Solid Ground Extension Cords. We will be at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in the Ryman Exhbit Hall in booths 107, 109, 206, 208 & 613.

Come by to meet us and pick up a complimentary Solid Ground Cords pen.

Solid Ground Cords Pen

WHEN:
Monday          July 18, 2016             9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday         July 19, 2016             8:45 am – 11:15 am  &  1:00 pm-3:00 pm

WHERE:
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
Ryman Exhibit Hall B1, 2, & 3
Booths: 107, 109, 206, 208 & 613

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Solid Ground Cords, LLC Looks Forward to Attending the 39th Annual Tennessee Safety & Health Congress

It’s only a week away to the 2016 Tennessee Safety & Health Congress in Nashville, TN. Solid Ground Cords, LLC is proud to be participating in such a prestigious event. Looking forward to seeing you there. Feel free to use this image to post on your social media to show support of such a great cause towards health and safety.

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Solid Ground Cords Looks Forward to Attending the 39th Annual Tennessee Safety Health Congress

Sneak Peak of the Official 2016 Conference Bag of the Tennessee Safety & Health Congress in Nashville, TN

Solid Ground Cords, LLC is proud to be among the sponsors of the Tennessee Safety & Health Congress in Nashville, TN. We are the official “bag sponsor” of the event. Here is a sneak peak of what you can expect to get at the registration desk in Nashville. It is a honor to be apart of such a prestigious event and we are looking forward to seeing you all there July 17-20, 2016.

Solid Ground Cords, LLC Conference Bag of the 2016 Tennessee Safety & Health Congress Expo
Conference Bag of the 2016 Tennessee Safety & Health Congress Expo

Registration is still open for exhibitors and attendees at:
https://www.tnsafetycongress.org/registration/

Solid Ground Cords, LLC – Knoxville Area Distributor Announcement

Solid Ground Cords, LLC announces that Motion Industries, Inc. in Knoxville TN, is one of its preferred distributors of Solid Ground Cords’ Product Line of extension cords. All of our durable and long lasting extension cords and power cords are equipped with a solid, “anchored,” ground pin that does not detach from the plug under normal wear and tear.

Feel free to contact any Motion Industries representative in the Knoxville area at (865) 546-1704 to purchase your Solid Ground Extension Cords today.

“As a distributor, I am always looking for products that solve problems, I believe Solid Ground Cords, does that. Solid Ground Cords, with its solid ground pin, and positive jacket retention is a definite problem solver, and it is made in the U.S.A.”

motionindustriesSteve Dutt
Operations Manager
Motion Industries, Inc
KNOXVILLE, TN