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Most contractors like to work in good light. Yet a good number of them spend eight hours a day on sites or in workshops that are poorly lit by unsafe fixtures. Not only are many builders and remodelers in the dark about the OSHA regs and National Electric Code (NEC) standards that apply to temporary lighting, few know what lighting options are available beyond droplights and cheap clamp-ons. In this article, I've surveyed manufacturers and found a variety of up-tocode general-purpose and specialty site lighting equipment, much of it at reasonable cost. String Lights The most common type of temporary site lighting is the string light. But older string lights that use two wire strands to connect each fixture are