Many facilities have the potential for significant liabilities involving loss of life, serious injuries, and damage to equipment due to electrical hazards. Yet many company managers and owners are unaware of the electrical risks addressed by NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.
Using NFPA 70E correctly is the key to saving lives, reducing injuries, and satisfying OSHA mandates for electrical safety -- and that's why the NFPA 70E Handbook is essential.
The 2015 NFPA 70E Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace helps you understand the risks and make the right decisions. Revised to reflect a major shift in the 2015 NFPA 70E in how stakeholders evaluate electrical risk, the 2015 NFPA 70E Handbook helps you fulfill your role in mitigating electrical hazards.
Commentary assists facility managers, electrical personnel, and business owners responsible for ensuring an electrically safe working area and complying with OSHA 1910 Subpart S and OSHA 1926 Subpart K. OSHA is the "what" and NFPA 70E is the "how." The new NFPA 70E Handbook provides the "whys" and the support you need.
The Handbook includes the entire 2015 NFPA 70E text plus exclusive commentary, printed in blue, that explains provisions and their intent, breaks down tasks, and addresses different equipment and scenarios:
- More than 150 full-color photos, charts, and illustrations bring safety concepts to life -- invaluable on the job and for worker training.
- Summary of Changes at the beginning of each Article highlight revisions in the 2015 Edition.
- Supplements include extracts from the 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC) on labeling and NFPA 70B: Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance on electrical equipment maintenance, and guidance in writing a safety procedure.
Your purchase of the 2015 NFPA 70E Handbook includes access to 2015 NFPA 70E Permits. This online tool makes NFPA 70E compliance easier with interactive look up tables, an energized electrical work permit generator, plus quick and easy look up of your saved permits.