Arc Flash & Electrical Safety News

Based in the Kansas City area, ESS offers NFPA 70E training nationwide.

Arc Flash Risk Assessment, What Goes into One?

January 26, 2023

Arc Flash Risk Assessment or Arc Flash Study should be performed at a minimum every five (5) years or when there is a significant change to the electrical system.  Arc Flash Risk Assessment is a study that will: ·       Identify arc flash hazards ·       Estimate likelihood of…

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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.

NFPA 70E Training to Businesses Nationwide Delivered by ESS. Schedule your 2023 Training Classes Today!

January 12, 2023

NFPA 70E training is offered by Electrical Safety Specialists (ESS) throughout the Kansas City Metro Area and Nationwide. No matter where you are, we will bring our experienced instructors and training materials so that your company has the electrical skills needed for a safer 2023.  NFPA 70E training varies from…

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2023 Electrical Safety Training – Now Scheduling!

December 22, 2022

Schedule your company’s electrical safety training classes today to reserve your dates for 2023. Make electrical safety compliance and training a priority for your organization next year. Call us at (816) 925-0443 or click now to be put on the schedule! The Electrical Safety Foundation International (EFSI) has seen a drop in…

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Arc Flash Electrical PPE Requirements – Review Our Guide

December 8, 2022

Electrical Personal Protective Equipment (electrical PPE) usage and guidelines should be regularly reviewed. By working with companies and providing them with industry standard information is how ESS ensures all of our clients and their employees are working safely. Arc flash electrical PPE features head-to-toe protection against electrical hazards so your employees can…

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Which Employees Must Receive Lockout Tagout Training?

November 24, 2022

It is important to ask yourself which employees need lockout tagout training. OSHA requires that two types of employees receive this training: Authorized employee: An employee who locks or tags machines or equipment in order to perform servicing or maintenance. Affected employee: An employee who is required to use machines or equipment…

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How Often is Arc Flash and Electrical Safety Training Required?

November 10, 2022

Many of our clients ask, “How often is arc flash training required?” The answer to that is fairly simple, arc flash and electrical safety training is required at least once every one to three years combined with annual inspections in safe work practices. Employees must receive additional training or retaining…

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When is an arc flash study required? Electrical safety specialists

When is an Arc Flash Study Required?

October 27, 2022

An arc flash study should be completed every five years, or when major changes are made to the electrical system. This assessment is done to provide staff with the appropriate training and personal protective equipment (PPE) they may need while in your workplace. An arc flash study in Kansas City or nationwide…

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Differences Between NFPA 70E Training and Arc Flash Training

October 13, 2022

NFPA 70E Training and Arc Flash Training are both frequently discussed safety courses. NFPA 70E Training is the more broad-level electrical safety training that introduces workers to electrical hazards and arc flash safety. ESS offers both trainings nationwide, and we are pleased to offer the more comprehensive Arc Flash Training…

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An arc flash risk assessment conducted by ESS determines the risk levels for all areas in which employees may perform work.

Arc Flash Risk Assessment: What Is It?

September 22, 2022

An arc flash risk assessment conducted by ESS determines the risk levels for all areas in which employees may perform work. This study saves lives and money by ensuring safe work practices and minimizing the possibility of injuries and lost time accidents. Arc flash risk studies are required by the…

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Qualified Electrical Worker training is required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and NFPA70E

Nationwide Qualified Electrical Worker Training From ESS

September 8, 2022

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…

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