Electrical

Including NFPA 70E

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SAM and hazardous energy

Spot the hazard, assess the risk, make the change – these are common risk mitigation practices for employees working in and around the manufacturing production process. But what about the energy that can’t be seen?
Spot the hazard, assess the risk, make the change – these are common risk mitigation practices for employees working in and around the manufacturing production process. But what about the energy that can’t be seen?
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Electrical safety

How often should we review our arc flash study? Do older buildings have a grandfather clause? With the changes in IEEE 1584, do we have any liability if we don’t recalculate because some areas will have higher energy levels now?
How often should we review our arc flash study? Do older buildings have a grandfather clause? With the changes in IEEE 1584, do we have any liability if we don’t recalculate because some areas will have higher energy levels now?
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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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