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Blog Author Steve Hudgik

Friday, October 29, 2010

Electrical Safety in Construction

Electrical Safety in Construction:
How to Avoid Injuries and OSHA Fines

An article in the November issue of  Construction Business Owner provides an overview of arc flash safety in the construction industry. The article discusses how to avoid employee injury and OSHA fines and the employer responsibilities.  On a construction site the prime contractor (host contractor) is responsible for their subcontractors.  They must ensure the subcontractors are aware of safety standards, have provide training for their employees, and are enforcing electrical safety practices.

The article points out that "employers must provide the following to comply with NFPA 70E and OSHA workplace electrical safety standards:"
Read this arc flash safety article

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