Thursday, 08 August 2019 18:53

Washington State Derpartemnet of Labor & Indistries, Electrical Currents August Newsletter

Washington State Department of Labor Industries

This month’s edition has articles on the following:

  • Electrical program specialists and customer service specialists 
    • If you have a question or need help with any of our services, you can call your nearest service location and, depending on your question, a customer service specialist or electrical program specialist will help you..
  • Emergency rule - temporary electrician permits and reciprocal agreements
    • The rule was adopted July 3 and is in effect for 120 days, ending on October 31, 2019.
  • Here is what we accomplished in fiscal year 2019
    • Increased demand for permits, inspections, plan review, and licensing reflect Washington's healthy construction economy. 
      • Electrical inspection reporting improvements now provide near real-time inspection results. 
      • 161,390 electrical permits were sold, an increase of 9.4% over last year.
      • We are in the pilot stage of a virtual electrical inspection program. 1,200 inspections were made using this process.

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