Voices: Tactics and Practices

Tactics and Practices is a back-to-basics column written by Plant Services Chief Editor Mike Bacidore with contributing insight from industry experts.


Small labels, big safety message

Learn what you need to do to comply with latest NFPA 70E safety labeling rules.

By Antony Parsons, Ph.D., P.E., Schneider Electric
Jul 13, 2015

Complying with the requirements of NFPA 70E®, the National Fire Protection Association’s Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, is a multi-faceted process and is the responsibility of the facility owner. Each of the five requirements shown in the sidebar is interdependent (i.e., having an arc flash risk assessment performed would be worthless without having labels properly applied to communicate potential life-saving information).

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