Should arc flash PPE be required when removing temporary grounds?

Blog Post created by dvigstol Employee on Oct 31, 2017


NFPA 70E® Standard for Electrical Safety In The Workplace® continues to evolve and shape the way employers and employees approach electrical safety. Recent revisions place added emphasis on performing an arc-flash risk assessment as a critical part of every task being performed. Available in the newly released 2018 edition of 70E, Table 130.5(C) examines the Likelihood of Occurrence of an Arc-Flash can be used as a better tool in keeping workers safe.


Last week I covered this topic during my NFPA Live, an exclusive for NFPA Members. During the live event I got this follow-up question. I'm now sharing it with you. I hope you find some value in it.
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