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2018 NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Product Code/ISBN: NFPA 70E-18

NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace will give you all the latest information on arc blast, direct current hazards, arc flash, and other recent developments that are in electrical design and personal protective equipment.  Everything included in this text will help you comply and follow OSHA 1910 Subpart S and OSHA 1926 Subpark K. 

Changes in this edition include reorganization of article 120, changes to article 320, revisions made to article 330, and a brand-new arc flash hazard identification table.  Don’t just grab a copy of this essential text because it’s required, grab a copy to bring awareness, safety, and security to you and your employees!

Table of Contents

90 Introduction


Chapter 1 Safety-Related Work Practices

100 Definitions

105 Application of Safety-Related Work Practices and Procedures

110 General Requirements for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices

120 Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition

130 Work Involving Electrical Hazards


Chapter 2 Safety-Related Maintenance Requirements

200 Introduction

205 General Maintenance Requirements

210 Substations, Switchgear Assemblies, Switchboards, Panelboards, Motor Control Centers, and Disconnect Switches

215 Premises Wiring

220 Controller Equipment

225 Fuses and Circuit Breakers

230 Rotating Equipment

235 Hazardous (Classified) Locations

240 Batteries and Battery Rooms

245 Portable Electric Tools and Equipment

250 Personal Safety and Protective Equipment


Chapter 3 Safety Requirements for Special Equipment

300 Introduction

310 Safety-Related Work Practices for Electrolytic Cells

320 Safety Requirements Related to Batteries and Battery Rooms

330 Safety-Related Work Practices: Lasers

340 Safety-Related Work Practices: Power Electronic Equipment

350 Safety-Related Work Requirements: Research and Development Laboratories


Informative Annex

A Informative Publications

B Reserved

C Limits of Approach

D Incident Energy and Arc Flash Boundary Calculation Methods

E Electrical Safety Program

F Risk Assessment and Risk Control

G Sample Lockout/Tagout Program

H Guidance on Selection of Protective Clothing and Other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

I Job Briefing and Planning Checklist

J Energized Electrical Work Permit

K General Categories of Electrical Hazards

L Typical Application of Safeguards in the Cell Line Working Zone

M Layering of Protective Clothing and Total System Arc Rating

N Example Industrial Procedures and Policies for Working Near Overhead Electrical Lines and Equipment

O Safety-Related Design Requirements

P Aligning Implementation of This Standard with Occupational Health and Safety Management Standards

Q Human Performance and Workplace Electrical Safety