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Changes to NFPA 70E® 2021 for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®

November 5, 2021

Sponsored By GlenGuard Compliance IMPORTANT TO KNOW Electricity has long been recognized as a serious workplace hazard, for both people who work directly with it – such as electricians and engineers – and others who may work with electricity indirectly. Potential sources of exposure are many: overhead lines, cable harnesses, circuit assemblies and more. In…

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Ensuring Worker Safety and a Safe Electrical System Through the Proper Grounding of Electrical Equipment

October 12, 2021

By Dean Austin, Contributor Grounding, grounded, bonding, and bonded are all terms an electrician, electrical engineer, or facility manager is familiar with and use frequently, but what does it mean to properly ground electrical equipment? The initial thought is, it’s just connecting the branch circuit equipment grounding conductor to the electrical equipment grounding terminal. In…

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Congress Urges OSHA To Act on Arc Flash PPE

October 12, 2021

Scott Margolin, Co-Chairman, The Partnership for Electrical Safety At least half a million industrial electrical workers STILL are not provided arc rated clothing and other PPE they need to do the job safely. The Partnership for Electrical Safety (PES) has admirable goals, dedicated members, and bad timing. PES was founded in early 2020, with its…

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Arc Flash Relays: A Critical Component of Your Mitigation Strategy

October 12, 2021

By Ralph DeLisio, Contributor Every day it is estimated between 5-10 arc flash incidents occur in the U.S., according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That is approximately 1,800 to 3,600 each year. Most occur when something is moving. Opening a door, removing a cover, and operating a disconnecting means or a closing contactor are frequent…

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Live & Virtual. The Best of Both Worlds.

September 10, 2021

Attend Live Classes. Right from Home. Introducing NFPA Live Virtual Training. Attend live training and be part of a virtual classroom. It’s the same high-quality learning experience and expert instruction you’ve come to expect from NFPA® in-person classroom training—only it’s from the comfort of your own home computer. Stay Up to Date Even If You’re Staying Home…

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Don’t Think Your Company Needs Arc-Rated Clothing? Four Big Reasons That’s Probably Wrong

July 19, 2021

By Scott Margolin, Co-Chairman, The Partnership for Electrical Safety If you’ve ever asked the question, or even just wondered “Does my company need arc-rated clothing?” chances are very high the answer is yes, even if the answer you got at the time was no. That’s because many people misunderstand one or more of four major…

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Six Keys to NFPA 70E® Training

July 19, 2021

By Jay Smith, Contributor NFPA 70E® training teaches you how the standard’s life-saving work practices help avoid electrical injuries, deaths, and OSHA violations. Training covers many topics, including establishing electrically safe work conditions, elements of a risk assessment, the difference between electrical hazards and risks, and the intent and limitations of personal protective equipment (PPE)…

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Six “Musts” For Working on Or Near Energized Equipment

July 19, 2021

By:David Weszley, Contributor Electricity is present in every workplace. When it is necessary to service, maintain, or modify an electrical system that is “live,” here are six action items that must be addressed: NFPA 70E electrical safe work practices 2021 edition must be used when working on or near energized equipment. NFPA 70E 2021 requirements…

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Six Keys to NFPA 70E® Training

May 8, 2021

By Jay Smith, Contributor NFPA 70E® training teaches you how the standard’s life-saving work practices help avoid electrical injuries, deaths, and OSHA violations. Training covers many topics, including establishing electrically safe work conditions, elements of a risk assessment, the difference between electrical hazards and risks, and the intent and limitations of personal protective equipment (PPE)…

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NFPA 125th Anniversary Conference Series

April 22, 2021

Our first program of the series is the Electrical Program on Wednesday, May 18. Called “Empowering Electrical Design, Installation, and Safety,” the program includes sessions on technology advancements and their impact on electrical codes and safety standards, data, 70E and workplace safety, and more. Participants also have the ability to engage in networking opportunities, live…

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