The NFPA 70E is a standard that describes practices and procedures to maintain electrical safety in the workplace. It outlines how contractors, electricians, and engineers can practice safe construction and maintenance of indoor electrical systems.
Ensuring that your employees are properly trained to work safely around electrical equipment, machinery, and circuits isn’t just a good idea – it’s the law! OSHA guidelines mandate that training must be provided for qualified and non-qualified electrical workers. The training must also be conducted on-site. Online safety classes will not fulfill the OSHA requirements.
NFPA 70E is a standard that covers the work of electrical contractors, electricians, and engineers. Many professionals in the industry don’t have a solid understanding of the standard, even though it regulates much of the work that they do. We have created an overview to help you understand what NFPA 70E is and how it affects your business.