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Lockout tagout training is a critical component for safeguarding employees who operate and maintain equipment.

Benefits Of Lockout Tagout Training

June 10, 2021

Lockout tagout training is a critical component for safeguarding employees who operate and maintain equipment. The most obvious benefit from LOTO is the safety of the employees who work in and around heavy machinery. Prior to the widespread implementation of lockout tagout procedures, hundreds of people were killed each year…

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Electrical Safety Specialists offers NFPA 70E training in Kansas City and across the United States.

NFPA 70E Training From ESS Is Available Anywhere In The USA

May 27, 2021

Electrical Safety Specialists offers NFPA 70E training in Kansas City and across the United States. Our introductory course covers the complex standards and regulations per OSHA and NFPA 70E, and the latest in OSHA’s enforcement direction of arc flash training. NFPA 70E Training is offered in 4 and 8 hour…

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Electrical PPE is the last line of defense against arc flash hazard injuries!

Electrical PPE Is Crucial To Arc Flash Safety

May 13, 2021

Electrical PPE, or personal protective equipment, is crucial to arc flash safety. Arc flash PPE should feature head-to-toe protection against this serious hazard in order to complete the job in the safest, most efficient and professional manner possible. Appropriate arc flash PPE includes arc-resistant gear, voltage rated gloves and insulated…

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An arc flash risk assessment is required by OSHA and the NFPA 70E to determine the risk level for all areas in which your employees perform work.

Arc Flash Risk Assessment Essential For Ensuring Worker Safety

April 22, 2021

An arc flash risk assessment is required by OSHA and the NFPA 70E to determine the risk level for all areas in which your employees perform work. This is essential to ensuring worker safety, and helps save lives and money by minimizing the risk of injuries and lost time due…

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ESS offers a variety of electrical safety training services anywhere across the United States.

Nationwide Electrical Safety Training From Electrical Safety Specialists

April 7, 2021

ESS offers a variety of electrical safety training services anywhere across the United States. Our training capabilities allow our staff to address employees of various levels, and our services result in increased profit margin, increased uptime, and reduced liability. Electrical Safety Training The Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA) and…

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Lockout tagout training is a critical component for safeguarding employees who operate and maintain equipment.

Who Needs Lockout Tagout Training?

March 25, 2021

Lockout tagout training is a critical component for safeguarding employees who operate and maintain equipment. Lockout tagout (LOTO) refers to specific practices and procedures to safeguard employees from the unexpected energization or startup of machinery and equipment, or the release of hazardous energy during service or maintenance activities. ESS are…

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ESS is your expert for NFPA 70E training.

How Often Is NFPA 70E Training Required?

March 11, 2021

ESS is your expert for NFPA 70E training. OSHA 1910 Subpart S mandates that any employee who might come into contact with an electrical hazard must receive electrical safety training. Though OSHA does not specifically call for NFPA 70E training, it is considered the industry standard for worker safety and…

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All ESS Qualified Electrical Worker training students will be trained, tested, documented, and certified in all the requirements necessary to be deemed qualified by the employer.

Qualified Electrical Worker Training Critical Elements

February 25, 2021

Qualified Electrical Worker training is required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and NFPA70E for anyone working on or near energized equipment greater than 50 volts. Employing qualified personnel will reduce the company’s liability, lost time due to injuries, and costly OSHA citations. OSHA paragraph 1910.333(c)(2) states that…

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Electrical Safety Specialists offers arc flash training in Kansas City and across the United States.

Arc Flash Training: 2021 Changes To NFPA 70E

February 11, 2021

Electrical Safety Specialists offers arc flash training in Kansas City and across the United States. Our introductory course covers the complex standards and regulations per OSHA and NFPA 70E, and the latest in OSHA’s enforcement direction of arc flash training. Although OSHA doesn’t enforce NFPA 70E, the agency can use…

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An arc flash study, also known as an arc flash risk assessment, is conducted to determine the risk levels for all areas in which employees may perform energized work.

How Is An Arc Flash Study Performed?

January 28, 2021

An arc flash study, also known as an arc flash risk assessment, is conducted to determine the risk levels for all areas in which employees may perform energized work. Energized work would also include making equipment electrically safe via absence of voltage testing and LOTO.  This study saves lives and…

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