Personal protective equipment (PPE) cannot prevent an electrical incident from happening, but it can mean the difference between a survivable burn and death.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) cannot prevent an electrical incident from happening, but it can mean the difference between a survivable burn and death.

Four Key Changes Proposed for the 2018 Edition of NFPA 70E

Several slated new requirements will likely influence how electrical workers approach each and every job.

Although not yet complete, indications are the 2018 Edition of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, will introduce entirely new workplace requirements for electrical workers. While many proposed changes will clarify existing definitions or processes, others are more considerable. Among the modifications proposed, four important new requirements will have a significant impact on how electrical workers approach each and every job. Let’s review those now.

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