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NFPA 70E Electrical Standard Update: What's Required Now




May 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM (ET)

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Changes and updates have been made in the latest edition of NFPA 70E, introducing new workplace requirements for electrical workers. Facilities that aren't in compliance run the risk of fine, as well as potential injuries to employees.

OSHA data reports that over 7,000 burn injuries occur annually, but this doesn't have to happen at your facility. NFPA 70E is designed to protect your workers and keep your site safe; any violations are a serious issue. Join our 60-minute program to discover:

  • Updates to the NFPA 70E 2018 edition and what's required now
  • Terminology changes you need to know in the newest edition
  • Guidelines for developing an effective electrical safety program
  • What personal protective equipment (PPE) your workers should have

Program Highlights

  • NFPA 70E: What's Changed, What's New & How to Comply

    • Key statistics every safety manager should know about burns
    • Understanding the new regulatory requirements of the NFPA 70E standard
    • What happens if you're not in compliance with NFPA 70E?
  • Electrical Safety Training: Your Framework for Preventing Injuries

    • Understanding the proper NFPA 70E training requirements
    • What PPE is required now for electrical workers?
    • Ensuring proper labeling of equipment, calculating approach
    • Identifying if the NFPA 70E standards apply to your workplace
  • Implementing a Comprehensive Electrical Safety Program

    • What needs to be included - arc flash, NFPA 70E and more
    • Tips for updating your current program with the latest changes
    • What OSHA and NFPA 70E require in your electrical safety program
  • Live Question & Answer Session - get answers to your specific questions

About The Speaker

Michael Lawrence is principal of Summit Safety Technologies based in Long Beach, California. Lawrence is an accomplished safety manager, technical trainer, and instructional designer, and has been training adult workers and safety professionals for many years.

  • He is a frequent speaker and is recognized for his expert knowledge of safety regulations, safety management systems, business continuation planning, and emergency preparedness.
  • Lawrence's experience includes over 16 years in safety and technical training in the semiconductor manufacturing industry and 14 years Naval Aviation experience in aircraft maintenance, electronics technology, safety, and quality assurance.
  • His military contributions resulted in several awards, including the Navy Achievement Medal, and numerous awards from the Navy League of the United States for his volunteer work as a Commanding Officer with the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps. Lawrence's volunteer work also includes 10 years as a CPR &First Aid Instructor Trainer for the American Red Cross.
  • Lawrence is certified in Safety &Health Systems for Small Business, Instructional Design, and as a Performance Based Equipment Trainer (PBET).

Program Benefits

Updates have been made to the latest edition of NFPA 70E, and employers must be in compliance. Learn what has changed, and what it takes now to comply. Both OSHA and NFPA 70E require employers have a comprehensive electrical safety program in place, discover guidelines for keeping your program up to date and accurate.