Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition

Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition

How do you know if your work condition is electrically safe?

Article 100 in NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, defines the phrase “electrically safe work condition” as “A state in which an electrical conductor or circuit part has been disconnected from energized parts, locked/tagged in accordance with established standards, tested to ensure the absence of voltage, and grounded if determined necessary.” Is this what you have when you work? How do you know?

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