This four-hour class presents some of the most widely applied and critical Articles in the 2017 NEC from the Introduction and Chapters 1 and 2 (considered essential building block Chapters), with a special focus on the NEC Sections most relevant to elevator contractors and technicians. Topics covered are intended to provide continuing education on:
- Efficiently navigating NFPA 70-2017
- Incorporating critical new or revised definitions from the 2017 edition
- Updated rules on product certification, mechanical execution of work, and providing working space around electrical equipment from Article 110
- Articles 200, 210, 215, 230, 240, and 250 that cover conductor identification, branch circuits, overcurrent protection, GFCI protection, Arc-Energy reduction (fuses) & grounding & bonding
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- Approved By: Arkansas Dept. of Labor, Elevator Safety Division
Darren DeJoy’s code knowledge, skill with customer relations, and ability to find ideal solutions for code compliance at a reasonable cost has made him a leader in this field. His experience includes:
Helper for new construction and repair at S & N Elevator Company,
19 years with Westinghouse Elevator Corp. as elevator construction and repair mechanic as well as running a service route for many years.
Seven years with Minnesota Elevator Inc. as an Elevator Modernization Sales Engineer (where his co-workers dubbed him the “Elevator Code Guru,” to recognize his expertise and willingness to help anyone who may have questions on elevator code).
Five years with All City Elevator, Inc., in modernization, new construction sales, consulting & project management.
Became a QEI and served as a State Elevator Inspector.
Member of 12-person Minnesota Elevator Advisory Committee during review and recommendations for adoption of ASME A17.1-2004-05 and 2010 Elevator Safety Code. He has also written some of the Minnesota provisions in Chapter 1307, the administrative rules that amend and adopt ASME A17.1.
Darren founded ESTEP (Elevator Safety Training for Emergency Personnel) in 2001 and continues to provides trainings he developed based on the ASME A17.4-1999 “Guide for Emergency Personnel”for firefighters and first responders in elevator rescue and the use of Phase I and Phase II fire recall throughout the state.
In 2009, Darren helped reassemble the “Elevator Association of Minnesota” and is currently the chairman of the EAM’s code committee.
Beginning in 2018, Darren joined Elevator Technical Consulting, Inc., a Vertical Transportation Consulting firm established in 2014 based out of Minneapolis. Darren and Greg Gehring of Elevator TCI utilize their 80 years of combined experience to provide expertise and guidance for clients in almost all aspects of the industry.