Electrical

Including NFPA 70E

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Developing an electrical safety program

I’m creating a training program for my electrical workers. What do you recommend as best practices to keep them safe from arc flash incidents and other electrical hazards?
I’m creating a training program for my electrical workers. What do you recommend as best practices to keep them safe from arc flash incidents and other electrical hazards?
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Safe setup of aerial devices

What environmental factors should electric utility crews consider when setting up aerial devices on a worksite?
What environmental factors should electric utility crews consider when setting up aerial devices on a worksite?
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Energized equipment and the Hierarchy of Controls

The NFPA 70E 2018 Hierarchy of Controls places “elimination” at the top of the inverted pyramid. But there are times when working on energized equipment can’t be avoided. What steps can we take to increase worker safety when electrical hazards can’t be fully eliminated?
The NFPA 70E 2018 Hierarchy of Controls places “elimination” at the top of the inverted pyramid. But there are times when working on energized equipment can’t be avoided. What steps can we take to increase worker safety when electrical hazards can’t be fully eliminated?
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Overlooked FR issues

Arc-rated/flame-resistant garments must be worn correctly to achieve maximum protection. What are some considerations that are often overlooked?
Arc-rated/flame-resistant garments must be worn correctly to achieve maximum protection. What are some considerations that are often overlooked?
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Electrical safety

What recent innovations have the potential to protect workers from electrical injuries?
What recent innovations have the potential to protect workers from electrical injuries?
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