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April 2015 cover -- Safety+Health magazine

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April 2015

Volume: 191
Edition: 4

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ELECTRICAL SAFETY

Avoiding arc flash

Electrical events can severely injure – or kill – workers
NIOSH estimates that five to 10 arc flash incidents occur every day – each with the potential to cause serious injury or death. The National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 70E standard provides guidance on arc flash safety, and its newest edition aims for further clarity while focusing on risk assessment.
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PREPARATION IS KEY

Preparing for an OSHA inspection

Do you know what to do if OSHA pays a surprise visit?
Just as safety pros need to be prepared to identify and abate even the rarest of safety hazards, employers always should be ready for the possibility of a surprise visit from OSHA. Do you know what to do?
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