New 2018 70E fact sheet highlights role of employer and employee regarding electrical safety, some 2018 changes, and more

Blog Post created by lisamariesinatra Employee on Dec 13, 2017

The 2018 edition of 70E is now available! NFPA is pleased to offer a free fact sheet that provides an overview of the standard along with answers to some of the questions you have about it. They include:

 70E, worker safety

  • The purpose of NFPA 70E
    • The relationship between NFPA 70E and other codes and standards
    • The relationship between OSHA’s standards and 70E
    • The role 70E plays with both employer and employee regarding electrical safety
    • Five of the top changes in the 2018 edition
    … and more


NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrically Safety in the Workplace is an important resource that shapes the way employers and employees approach electrical safety to help save lives and avoid losses due to the hazards that are present when working on or near electrical systems. If you’ve wanted to learn more about 70E, the changes in the 2018 edition, and how the standard impacts your job (but haven’t had the time), this fact sheet is a great first start.


Download the fact sheet and start using it today. Get more information and related 70E resources by visiting our website at