NFPA® 70E – Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace has been revised. The requirements in this document are being enforced by OSHA and other state run OSHA organizations. This document has recently been revised for 2012. The requirements for selection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Arc Flash labels have changed.
There are many reasons to perform an arc flash study for your facility. The main reason is that you must comply with OSHA and NFPA 70E Regulations. Did you know that this is an excellent way to reduce your company’s liability exposure? This is a short article on why it is important to perform an Arc Flash Study and how it can reduce the liability exposure.
We have updated our article “Arc Flash Hazard – The Basics”. This is an easy to understand discussion of what Arc Flash Hazards are and what you need to know. We have updated it based upon the new NFPA 70E - 2012 “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace”. Tell us what you think! More articles can be found at http://www.powerstudies.com/articles.htm