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Electrical – 70E Requirements ASSE Article

Worker injuries that result from inadequate electrical safety controls can be debilitating and even fatal.  SH&E professionals must recognize electrical hazards and suggest methods of control.  NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the [...]

Electrical – Arc Flash Clothing Article

Nylon, polyester and acetate may sound like innocuous fabrics, but wearing them might actually increase the severity of arc flash-caused injuries, because they tend to burn longer than other textiles and can even melt on the skin, according to [...]

Electrical – Arc Flash Presentation 2

Understanding NFPA 70E and Arc Flash Hazards - Presented By: Daryn Lewellyn, President, Lewellyn Technology, Inc. CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT THIS DOCUMENT

Electrical – Electrical Code 70E NFPA 2011

This edition of NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, was prepared by the National Electrical Code Committee and acted on by NFPA at its June Association Technical Meeting held June 7–10, 2010, in Las Vegas, [...]

Electrical – High Voltage NFPA Clothing Guide Article

If you think the recently updated NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2004 Edition, applies to only fire service personnel, think again.  The standard is much more encompassing than that, applying [...]

Electrical – Lockout-Tagout 2

Lockout is a technique used to prevent the release of hazardous energy, or to prevent the hazardous energy from escaping. A padlock is placed on the appropriate energy isolating device that is in the [...]

Electrical – What Standards Apply 1910.333

Per OSHA 1910.333(a)(1), live parts to which an employee may be exposed must be de-energized before the employee works on or near them, unless the employer can demonstrate that de-energizing introduces additional or increased [...]


Electrical – Double Insulated Tools OSHA Ltr of Interp

Can an aftermarket (non original) cord plug may be used to repair a double insulated electric hand tool; whether a non current carrying metal strain relief for a replacement cord plug must be grounded; attachment plug repairs. CLICK [...]

Electrical – Downed Power Lines OSHA Fact Sheet ENG

Working Safely Around Downed Electrical Wires Electrical hazards multiply for workers involved in cleanup and recovery efforts following major disasters and weather emergencies. Life-threatening danger exists around downed and low-hanging electrical wires which can [...]

Electrical – Lockout-Tagout OSHA Fact Sheet

What is the OSHA standard for control of hazardous energy sources?  Why is controlling hazardous energy sources important?  How can you protect workers?  What do employees need to know?  What must employers do to protect employees? CLICK HERE TO READ/DOWNLOAD/PRINT [...]

Electrical – Portable Generators OSHA Fact Sheet

Portable generators are internal combustion engines used to generate electricity. They are useful when temporary or remote power is needed, and are commonly used during cleanup and recovery efforts following disasters such as hurricanes, [...]

Electrical – Safety OSHA Fact Sheet ENG

Working around live electricity is a serious hazard. Engineers, linemen, electricians, and others who work with electricity directly, and workers who work with electricity indirectly may be exposed to serious electrical hazards. https://safirst.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Electrical-Safety-OSHA-Fact-Sheet-ENG.pdf [...]



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