In the News: Solid Ground Cords of Knoxville, TN Announces Membership to VPPPA

We are pleased to announce that Solid Ground Cords, LLC is an affiliate member in good standing of the VPPPA, Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association, Inc for the 2016 membership year.

The Premier Global Safety and Health Organization™, is the leading organization dedicated to cooperative occupational safety, health and environmental management systems. VPPPA, is a member-based association, providing a network of over 2,300 companies and work sites who have achieved or are striving for occupational safety and health excellence, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) or the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

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Solid Ground Cords is honored to take this step toward striving for occupational safety and health excellence. We aim to change the way you think of Extension Cord Safety forever.

Solid Ground Cords, LLC is on Facebook: Follow, Like, Share, Comment or Message an Order Today!

Today our Facebook Page reached over 250 likes. Help us increase this number and get the word out about a revolutionary extension cord with:

  • 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

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Please visit us at https://www.facebook.com/SolidGroundCords/.  Safety is important to us and we want to keep you informed.  Feel free to follow us and share with your friends some of our recent posts on electrical safety.  Keep up-to-date on all of our latest products and be informed of the next event of Solid Ground Cords. Connect with others who have used our extension cord and read their product reviews.  You can even send us a message and place your order today.  Check out our gallery and see for yourself what everybody is talking about.  We want to change the way you think about extension cord safety forever.

Solid Ground Cords is Title Sponsor and Exhibitor for Safety Fest 2016

Safety Fest TN will be held September 12-16, 2016. Solid Ground Cords, LLC is honored to be a Title Sponsor and Exhibitor of the event this year.

Safety Fest TN 2016

Safety Fest TN is the combined efforts of federal, state and local governments; large and small businesses; and non-profit organizations that come together to promote safety and health at work, at home and in the community.

There will be  a week of free safety and health training in Oak Ridge, and Knoxville, Tennessee. The event is dedicated to the mission of making the region the safest place to work and live in the U.S.A.

Safety and health classes, demonstrations, and workshops are free to the public you just need to register here: https://safetyfesttn.org/register/.

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

What Broken Pin Bubba Learned at the 2016 TN Safety & Health Congress in Nashville

Solid Ground Sam & Broken Pin Bubba

When Solid Ground Sam asks Broken Pin Bubba what he learned at the 2016 TN Safety & Health Congress (TSHC), he shared several golden nuggets and better yet he is leaving Nashville with a truck load of Solid Ground Extension Cords.  Don’t forget to purchase yours TODAY here:  http://www.solidgroundcords.com/products/