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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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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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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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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 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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Arc flash training from ESS not only protects employees from injury but builds a culture of safety within the company.

Is Arc Flash Training Required By OSHA?

September 9, 2021

Arc flash training is available nationwide from 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. Though OSHA does not specifically call for NFPA 70E training, it is considered the industry standard for worker…

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An ESS field technician will collect the necessary information to complete the arc flash risk assessment.

How Is An Arc Flash Risk Assessment Performed?

August 26, 2021

  An arc flash risk assessment identifies the presence and location of potential hazards and provides recommendations for personal protective equipment, boundaries for limited and restricted approaches, recommendations for flash protection, and safe work practices. Electrical Safety Specialists (ESS) performs risk assessments for potential hazards and much more. Here we…

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NFPA 70E training from ESS covers meter safety including the dynamics of arc flash/blast, hazard risk assessments, incident energy, arc flash protection boundary, and effects on people.

NFPA 70E Training: What Is The Goal?

July 22, 2021

NFPA 70E training is a critical step to ensuring worker safety. It isn’t enough to assess hazards without properly training employees how to work around the hazards. Our goal in NFPA 70E training is to help save lives and money by introducing safe work practices that minimize the possibility of…

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As part of a company’s safety protocols, an arc flash risk assessment provides insight into the steps an employer needs to take to protect workers.

Arc Flash Risk Assessment Frequency Requirements

June 24, 2021

An arc flash risk assessment is one of the most important requirements to recognize, measure, and mitigate risk to electrical workers. In the event of an electrical incident such as arc flash burns or electrical shock, serious injury and even fatalities can occur. The potential costs for an employer who…

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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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