Today more than ever, companies need to reduce employee injuries and incident rates and avoid the costs of downtime due to electrical equipment failures. Implementing comprehensive electrical safety programs that result in changing and improving a company’s safety culture can help make these goals a reality. The National Fire Protection Association Code 70E (NFPA 70E) Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace aims to keep workers safe and provides specific guidelines for:
There are many instances when being properly trained may save your life. For example, a worker may experience a change in environmental conditions in a very short amount of time on the job. Your test equipment may be operating perfectly, but a change in location from extreme cold to extreme heat can cause condensation to build up, resulting in test equipment hazards.