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Blog Author Steve Hudgik
Friday, December 14, 2012
More Electrical and Arc Flash News
What is the Main Goal of NFPA 70E Compliance?An article on the Faith Technologies web site discusses the purpose of the NFPA 70E standard.
The article states:
"The real goal behind conducting an electrical NFPA 70E assessment of any facility is to provide the information in a format that supports your employee’s needs on a daily basis. The primary objective of NFPA 70E, and OSHA for that matter, is to provide employees a clear and concise process to safely de-energize equipment."
The conclusion is, "The simple truth is most safety policies are not adequate enough to support NFPA 70E goals."
Read the article here.
Three fire engines and 15 firefighters, along with ambulances and police flocked to the area.
Read the story in London Loves Business
For those who need to get up-to-date on the current NFPA 70E labeling requirements, this article provides a good overview of arc flash labeling requirements, including helping you determine when danger, warning or caution labels should be used.
Use this link to read this arc flash safety article.
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