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2018 NFPA 70E Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Product Code/ISBN: 70EHB18

Understand why you need to comply with OSHA and NFPA 70E with the NFPA 70E Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. Understand and make compliance easy with full color photos, images, illustrations, and different commentary on the codes you need to follow.  Don’t grab a copy of NFPA 70E without grabbing this handbook as well!


Table of Contents


About the Editors

NFPA 70E Summary of Technical Changes: 2018

Article 90 Introduction


Chapter 1 Safety-Related Work Practices

Article 100 Definitions

Article 105 Application of Safety-Related Work Practices and Procedures

Article 110 General Requirements for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices

Article 120 Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition

Article 130 Work Involving Electrical Hazards


Chapter 2 Safety-Related Maintenance Requirements

Article 200 Introduction

Article 205 General Maintenance Requirements

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

Article 215 Premises Wiring

Article 220 Controller Equipment

Article 225 Fuses and Circuit Breakers

Article 230 Rotating Equipment

Article 235 Hazardous (Classified) Locations

Article 240 Batteries and Battery Rooms

Article 245 Portable Electric Tools and Equipment

Article 250 Personal Safety and Protective Equipment


Chapter 3 Safety Requirements for Special Equipment

Article 300 Introduction

Article 310 Safety-Related Work Practices for Electrolytic Cells

Article 320 Safety Requirements Related to Batteries and Battery Rooms

Article 330 Safety-Related Work Practices: Lasers

Article 340 Safety-Related Work Practices: Power Electronic Equipment

Article 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



National Electrical Code Requirements Associated with Safety-Related Work Practices
Electrical Preventive Maintenance Programs
Typical Safety Procedure (Procedure for Selection, Inspection, and Care of Rubber Insulating Gloves and leather Protectors)


Important Notices and Legal Disclaimers