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Arc flash risk assessment can help save lives and minimize the possibility of injuries and lost time accidents.

Arc Flash Risk Assessment Can Save Lives And Minimize Risk

June 23, 2022

Arc flash risk assessment can help save lives and minimize the possibility of injuries and lost time accidents. This assessment is required by OSHA and the NFPA 70E to determine the risk level for all areas in which your employees perform work.    As part of a company’s safety protocols,…

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

Lockout Tagout Training: Why Perform Lockout Tagout?

June 9, 2022

Lockout tagout training is a critical component for safeguarding employees who operate and maintain equipment. The most obvious benefit of 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…

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Arc Flash Training courses provided by Electrical Safety Specialists keep your employees up to date with the ever-changing NFPA 70E standards.

Does Arc Flash Training Expire?

May 26, 2022

Arc Flash Training courses provided by Electrical Safety Specialists keep your employees up to date with the ever-changing NFPA 70E standards. Our introductory course covers the complex standards and regulations per OSHA and NFPA 70E, and the latest in OSHA’s enforcement direction. Although OSHA doesn’t enforce NFPA 70E, the agency…

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Electrical safety training from an NFPA Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP) is crucial to reducing your organization’s liability, lost time, injuries, death, and costly OSHA citations.

Electrical Safety Training: What Are Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professionals?

May 12, 2022

Electrical safety training from an NFPA Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP) is crucial to reducing your organization’s liability, lost time, injuries, death, and costly OSHA citations.  The CESCP Certification Program The Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP) certification program was designed by the NFPA for electricians and other personnel…

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Though OSHA does not specifically call for NFPA 70E training, it is considered the industry standard for worker safety and compliance.

Is NFPA 70E Training Required?

April 28, 2022

NFPA 70E training from ESS protects employees from injury and builds a culture of safety within the company. Electrical safety mandates and regulations are updated frequently and must be an ongoing consideration.  OSHA 1910 Subpart S mandates that any employee who might come into contact with an electrical hazard must…

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ESS will print, laminate, and install lockout tagout procedure placards on each piece of equipment.

Lockout Tagout Training: 3 Steps to a Turnkey Comprehensive LOTO Procedure

April 14, 2022

Lockout tagout training is a critical component for safeguarding employees who operate and maintain equipment. The majority of OSHA citations result from improper or lack of lockout tagout procedures, documentation, annual inspections, or other elements.  ESS will take the aggravation out of developing your procedures by optimizing your lockout tagout…

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

Arc Flash Risk Assessment In Five Steps

March 24, 2022

Arc flash risk assessment, also known as an arc flash study, is conducted to determine the risk levels for all areas in which employees may perform energized work. This study saves lives and money by ensuring safe work practices and minimizing the possibility of injuries and lost time accidents. An…

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Electrical safety training is available from Electrical Safety Specialists anywhere across the United States for both qualified and unqualified electrical workers.

Electrical Safety Training: What Is An OSHA Qualified Electrical Person?

March 10, 2022

Electrical safety training is available from Electrical Safety Specialists anywhere across the United States for both qualified and unqualified electrical workers. The Occupational Safety And Health Administration (OSHA) defines a “qualified person” as “one who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge,…

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Arc flash training as required by OSHA can be provided nationwide by Electrical Safety Specialists.

Arc Flash Training As Required By OSHA

February 24, 2022

Arc flash training as required by OSHA can be provided nationwide by Electrical Safety Specialists. OSHA 1910 Subpart S mandates that any employee who might come into contact with an electrical hazard must receive electrical safety training.  What is arc flash and why is training necessary? When an electric current…

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Lockout tagout training is required by OSHA for all employees who operate and maintain equipment.

Does Lockout Tagout Training Expire?

February 10, 2022

Lockout tagout training is required by OSHA for all employees who operate and maintain equipment. While the certification of training does not expire on a schedule, there are explicitly stated requirements for retraining. OSHA 1910.147(c)(1) states: The employer shall establish a program consisting of energy control procedures, employee training and…

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