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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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NFPA 70E training from ESS not only protects employees from injury but builds a culture of safety within the company.

NFPA 70E Training: How Many Hours Are Required?

January 27, 2022

NFPA 70E training from ESS not only protects employees from injury but builds a culture of safety within the company. Electrical safety is an ongoing consideration with mandates and regulations that are updated frequently. OSHA identifies arc flash as a key hazard that you must identify and protect your employees…

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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 employees perform work.

Arc Flash Risk Assessment: The Three Main Factors

January 13, 2022

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

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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.

Arc Flash Training: How Often Is It Required?

December 23, 2021

Arc Flash Training courses provided by Electrical Safety Specialists keep your employees up to date with the ever-changing NFPA 70E standards. These courses are taught nationwide and cover the complex standards and regulations per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and NFPA 70E. Electrical Safety Specialists offers NFPA 70E…

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Electrical safety training is available from Electrical Safety Specialists anywhere across the United States, and now is the time to plan for your 2022 training needs.

Types Of Electrical Safety Training Offered Nationwide By ESS

December 9, 2021

Electrical safety training is available from Electrical Safety Specialists anywhere across the United States, and now is the time to plan for your 2022 training needs. We offer Qualified Electrical Worker Training, NFPA 70E Training, Lockout Tagout Training, and customized training programs. Our training capabilities allow our staff to address…

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Though NFPA 70E training isn’t specifically called for by OSHA, it is considered the industry standard for worker safety and compliance.

How Long Is NFPA 70E Training Good For?

November 24, 2021

Though NFPA 70E training isn’t specifically called for by OSHA, it is considered the industry standard for worker safety and compliance. OSHA 1910 Subpart S does mandate that any employee who might come into contact with an electrical hazard must receive electrical safety training. Eliminating or neutralizing a hazard by…

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Electrical PPE Requirements For Arc Flash Safety

November 11, 2021

Electrical PPE, or personal protective equipment, is a critical measure for arc flash safety.  Arc flash PPE should include 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…

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