Electrical Safety Program
Zarheer Jooma

NFPA 70E, Annex Q, Human Performance: Working Safely All the Time

Investigating Human Performance in Electrical Incidents The chapter on an arc flash or electrical shock accident does not end with first aid. While training a class of experienced workers this…

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Burning Questions
Zarheer Jooma

No Arc Flash Study? What Is a Contractor to Do?

Q: In the absence of an arc flash study, what PPE and boundaries should we advise our contract electricians to follow? A: As per NFPA 70E, having an arc flash…

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Zarheer Jooma

Are NFPA 70E Standards Voluntary or Required?

Do we have to follow NFPA 70E, or is it voluntary? We are often asked whether the  NFPA 70E is required or enforced by OSHA. This article, Voluntary Standards: Treat as…

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Zarheer Jooma

Is Arc-Rated PPE Required for Remote Racking?

Is there an arc flash hazard when installing a remote racking device when the breaker is racked in? Here is a question asked recently:Is there an arc flash hazard when…

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