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Safety Requirements Versus Working Safely

How you approach electrical safety makes all the difference

Traditionally, the safety model in the United States has been that of imposing requirements on employers (for example by OSHA, insurance companies, and unions) and imposing requirements on employees (via safety manuals, company rules, and progressive discipline for infractions). For some time now, the European model has focused on the concept of guiding the employee on now to take responsibility for working safely. That model heavily influenced the 2015 revision of NFPA 70E. We also have

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