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Free Webinar Addresses Proposed Changes To 2018 NFPA 70E

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The proposed changes in the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace brings professionals in the electrical field up-to-code, and helps properly prepare them to address new developments in electrical worker safety.

In preparation for the release of the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 10:00 – 10:30 AM EDT that will help explain the proposed changes and provide an opportunity for participants to ask question about the revised code.
The webinar, “Proposed Changes to the 2018 Edition of the NFPA 70E,” will feature NFPA’s Chris Coache, senior electrical engineer, and Derek Vigstol, electrical technical lead. The topics include: Risk assessment procedure; the hierarchy of risk controls and human error; Establishing an electrically-safe work condition that includes Lockout/Tagout principles and procedures; Estimate of the likelihood of occurrence of an arc flash incident for AC and DC systems; Selection of arc-rated clothing and other personal protective equipment (PPE) using the incident energy analysis method .
To register, please visit www.nfpa.org/webinars.

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