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Electrical Safe Work Practices

Rumsey Electric December 2018 NFPA 70E Offerings

3 Great classes at same RUMSEY Location 15 Colwell Lane Conshohocken, PA 19428 Course Newsletter

2015 NFPA 70E: Key changes for PPE

The new NFPA 70E is just a few weeks from being published.  Here are a few upcoming changes that may have impact on your PPE approach and methodology: Hazard Risk Category 0 has been removed Tables have been restructured -determine if task is an arc flash hazard…then separate page for verifying system parameters for PPE […]

Tyndale posts 1910.269 final rule Q&A

Tyndale OSHA 1910 269 FAQ

Unqualified persons need for electrical training to be “qualified” to perform non electrical work.

They must know what is and is not safe to touch in the specific areas they will be entering… They must know the maximum voltage of the area … They must know the minimum approach distances for the maximum voltage within the area … They must be trained in the recognition and proper use of […]

Do you need PPE for Operating Breakers

“(Are) operating breakers – opened/closed considered an arc flash exposure even if the hinged cover is on?” NFPA’s 70E addresses that question in the “Informational Note No. 1 under the definition of “Arc Flash Hazard”: An arc flash hazard may exist when energized electrical conductors or circuit parts are exposed or when they are within […]

Accurate and up to date one line diagrams are required for valid LOTO applications

New Language in the 2012 NFPA 70E clarifies the importance of one line diagrams for verifying the proper sources of energy are being isolated: Changed From 2009 •120.2(F)(1)(a): Revised by indicating that the employer is responsible for providing an effective means for locating “all” sources of energy when up-to-date drawings are not available. Locating Sources. […]

Quick Points to NFPA-70E Compliance

1. Conduct a hazard assessment to determine the incident energy or hazard risk categories, use hazard assessment results to determine the types of PPE required, and designate the flash protection boundary accordingly. Apply equipment warning labels accordingly. It is critical to have an idea of the magnitude of the hazard before you can truly create […]

Upcoming 8 Hr Electrical safe work practices course in Canton, Ohio

Stark Safety Consultants Presents: 8 Hour Electrical Safe Work Practices: NFPA 70E course for Qualified Persons: Including:  A look at the changes to the 2012 NFPA 70E This is a must course even if you’ve had similar training in the past! 8 hours of OCILB credit will be given To view the Course Outline, fees […]

The Value is in the Details

Conducting an arc flash incident energy analysis is becoming big business.  Unfortunately, this has lead to an abundance of providers, and a sea of information that can be quite difficult for a facility manager to understand.  Is the information provided accurate, appropriate, and complete?  There are a wide range of deliverables that are being offered […]

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