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Building a Complete Arc Flash Safety Program with NFPA 70E


4/5/17 12:00 pm to 4/5/17 1:00 pm CDT

Event Description

The practical application of NFPA 70E to real-world electrical safety programs and OSHA compliance can be confusing and overwhelming. In this presentation, Jay Smith of Lewellyn Technology provides an in-depth look at the requirements found in the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.

By attending this webinar, you'll learn the components of a complete electrical safety program that go above and beyond minimum compliance to truly keep your workers safe from hazards. Whether you've fully implemented an electrical and arc flash safety program or you're starting from the top, you'll gain valuable knowledge based on Smith’s experience in managing NFPA 70E implementation projects for thousands of companies over the past 13 years.

Included topics for discussion:

  • How to fully implement an electrical safety program and keep it up to date using NFPA 70E as your guide
  • The requirements of the NFPA 70E standard and how they apply to OSHA regulations
  • The importance of culture change for your success
  • How preventative maintenance interacts with your safety program
  • Why the goal of arc flash risk assessment is not just hazard labels
  • The importance of consistency for multi-location and corporate-wide programs
  • Highlights and major changes in the 2015 NFPA 70E Standard




Jay Smith, Executive Vice President, Lewellyn Technology

Jay Smith is the executive vice president of Lewellyn Technology and has been with the company for over 15 years. He spends most of his time as a consultant to Fortune 100 and 500 companies on NFPA 70E and electrical safety. Smith also speaks at multiple national trade shows and conferences on the subject of NFPA 70E and arc flash.


Kevin Druley, Associate Editor, Safety+Health magazine

Kevin Druley covers worker safety for Safety+Health.