Benefits Of Lockout Tagout Training

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

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 and thousands more injured in…

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Electrical PPE Is Crucial To Arc Flash Safety

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

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 tools to protect the entire…

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Nationwide Electrical Safety Training From Electrical Safety Specialists

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

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 NFPA70E require any person working…

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Who Needs Lockout Tagout Training?

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

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 experts in electrical safety, maintenance,…

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How Often Is NFPA 70E Training Required?

ESS is your expert for NFPA 70E training.

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 compliance. Employees must be retrained…

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Qualified Electrical Worker Training Critical Elements

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 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 only qualified persons may work…

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Arc Flash Training: 2021 Changes To NFPA 70E

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

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 the standard to support violations…

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How Is An Arc Flash Study Performed?

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.

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 money by ensuring safe work…

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