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Arc Flash Hazards: How To Modify Your Safety Practices To Comply With NFPA 70E And Minimize Risk Of Burn Injuries

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Format: Webinar
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Over 2,000 workers annually are admitted to hospitals for burns from arc flash incidents. Given the serious risks arc flash hazards present, and the fact that OSHA encourages its inspectors to use NFPA 70E as a reference when inspecting for arc flash hazards and personal protective equipment (PPE), it’s critical for companies to understand how to implement and maintain compliance with NFPA 70E.

NFPA 70E outlines specific requirements designed to protect employees and personnel by reducing exposure to major electrical hazards, while complying with OSHA’s electrical safety standards. These requirements help organizations avoid workplace injuries and fatalities due to shock, electrocution, arc blast and arc flash hazards.

Meeting these requirements has proved challenging for many organizations, though. That’s because, in 2015, NFPA made copious changes in follow up to the 2012 edition of 70E®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace concerning arc-rated clothing, electrical safety, energized electrical work permit, DC voltage systems, arc flash labeling, selecting protective clothing, other PPE, and more.

Join us to learn how to develop and implement a comprehensive NFPA 70E compliance program that includes the 2015 revisions and provides strategies to ensure that your existing program is up to date with these substantial requirements. Plus, get your specific concerns addressed during a live Q&A with presenter and safety expert Mark Haskins, CSP.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recommended strategies for complying with NFPA 70E®, and why taking a close look at your basic assessments on personal protective equipment, lockout tagout, and other areas could save you a lot of time and energy
  • How to avoid workplace safety violations, injuries, and fatalities related to arc flash hazards
  • How NFPA 70E 2015 relates to OSHA regulations, and how it can help you develop an integrated electrical safety program
  • Methods for determining what personal protective equipment is necessary
  • How power plants may be affected by the NFPA 70E® standard
About Your Presenter:

Mark Haskins, CSP
Principal Consultant
Practical Safety Solutions, LLC

Mark Haskins is a founder and the owner of Practical Safety Solutions, LLC. During his 35 years of experience in safety and health, Mr. Haskins has held safety positions with pharmaceutical and chemical companies as well as safety positions in consulting and on major projects for an international construction company. He provides safety services to clients concentrating on assessments, program development and implementation, incident analysis and training, as well as technical services including electrical safety, lockout/ tagout, machine guarding, hazardous materials, and industrial hygiene. Mr. Haskins has held an adjunct faculty appointment in Occupational Safety and Health at the University of New Haven. He is an instructor for the OSHA Training Institute and Education Center Region 1 at Keene State College, as well as an adjunct faculty member. He is an authorized OSHA outreach trainer in General Industry and Construction. He is also a Certified Safety Professional in Comprehensive Practice. Mr. Haskins holds a master’s degree in occupational safety and health management, a graduate certificate in industrial hygiene and a bachelor’s degree in biology.

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Keywords For This Course:

NFPA 70E, NFPA 70E 2015 edition, NFPA 70E and OSHA regulations, Personal protective equipment and NFPA 70E, Protective clothing and NFPA 70E, Identifying electrical hazards, Lockout Tagout Programs, Arc-rated clothing, Annual review of safety-related work practice compliance, NFPA 70E and Electrical safety program

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