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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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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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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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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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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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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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An arc flash study can be conducted nationwide by ESS to determine the risk levels for all areas in which employees may perform work.

Arc Flash Study: What Does It Tell You?

October 28, 2021

An arc flash study can be conducted nationwide by ESS to determine 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 assessment is…

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