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W2.23D

Building a Complete Electrical Safety Program with NFPA 70E

Most organizations have heard of NFPA 70E and the need to protect employees from hazards of electrical shock and arc, however, many times we see the focus is only on arc flash and labeling. One of the most important yet often overlooked areas of electrical safety is the actual development of the safety program itself. In this presentation, Jay will discuss how to implement NFPA 70E and how it relates to OSHA requirements, but he will also discuss how an organization needs to connect all of the pieces of the puzzle: Arc Flash Assessments, Qualified Worker Programs, PPE, LOTO Procedures, and Preventative Maintenance.

Learning Objectives:

1. Clarify the importance of 2018 NFPA 70E in worker safety and how it relates to OSHA requirements
2. Identify that NFPA 70E is not just about arc flash labels, but about the entire safety program/culture at your organization
3. Learn how to obtain a complete arc flash assessment, worker training, PM Program, LOTO Program, and Safety Policy Development
4. Understand how equipment maintenance is vital to electrical safety, discussion on using IR Thermography and IR Window installations

Session Details

Start Time: 11/13/2019 9:15:00 AM

End Time: 11/13/2019 10:15:00 AM

Presented By:

Jay Smith
Director - Electrical Safety Services
SEAM Group LLC

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Room Number: 230 D

Audience: Intermediate

CEU: 0.1

Track: Safety and Security Management

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