OSHA's Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program. Recognizes private sector organizations to perform certification for certain products to ensure that they meet the requirements of both the construction and general industry OSHA electrical standards.

Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) test and certify electrical equipment and other products to ensure that they meet current safety standards and are safe with proper use.

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Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program. In the 1970s, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) was replaced as the sole testing and certifying agency in the United States by the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) program under OSHA’s product safety mandate to allow for fair market competition among testing agencies.

TÜV SÜD is an accredited NRTL Certification Body and can provide electrical safety certification services to ensure product compliance with all relevant North American requirements.

UL is a global safety consulting and certification company headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois.It maintains offices in 46 countries. Established in 1894 as the Underwriters' Electrical Bureau (a bureau of the National Board of Fire Underwriters), it was known throughout the 20th century as Underwriters Laboratories and participated in the ...

by Laura L. Hildreth and Chuck Mello. The relationship between the electrical inspector and recognized testing laboratories and field evaluation bodies (FEBs), as recognized by the inspection authority, is one in which the latter generally provides a service to the former.

What is an NRTL? NRTL is a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory. In 1970, Congress created OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration – to “assure as far as possible every working man and woman in the nation safe and healthful working conditions.”

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