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NFPA 70E and Electrical Safety

NFPA 70E Lockout Tagout

2 min read In their mission to save lives and reduce loss, the National Fire Protection Association has developed nearly 300 standards and codes to eliminate risks and minimize the harm caused by fire, electrical, or related hazards. NFPA 70E, titled the Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, establishes requirements that protect workers from electrical hazards like … Read more

Is your facility prepared for a fire?

2 min read Fires in the workplace are never an expected event, but a facility needs to be prepared in case of one. An uncontrolled fire can result in fatalities, injuries, and serious damage. For worker’s safety, it is wise to take preventative measures while you can, rather than being unprepared and have a fire result in a … Read more

Arc Flash Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

2 min read If there is electrical energy in your industrial or production facility, the danger of arc flash is present. Arc flashes are a highly dangerous, even fatal, type of electrical hazard. An arc flash is part of an arc fault and creates a very bright light and intense burst of heat. It has the potential to … Read more

Fire Safety

Big Machine on Fire

3 min read A successful safety program in the workplace takes a collaborate effort among everyone. Fire safety, is no different. Although workplace fire incidents remain relatively low, incidents like the April explosion at a fertilizer plant in  West, Texas, remind us of the importance fire safety and training are to the workplace. The mystery behind the West, … Read more

Arc Flash Clothing

Arc Flash Danger

< 1 min read Arc Flash Clothing – More Than An Afterthought Arc Flash is dangerous. As the name implies, the fact that electricity can “arc” from one point to another in the flash of a second makes it extremely dangerous to be around. Employees working in areas where electrical hazards are present are to be provided with and … Read more