C3 Engineering breaks compliance down into its main components and makes it relatively easy to implement. Our compliance activities are based around the “Six step compliance checklist” which will make your employees safer and your plant or facility run better. The NFPA 70e requirements, along with the OSHA requirements are actually reasonable and manageable. We will help you take the necessary steps to be compliant in regards to electrical safety.
We’ve taken the guesswork out of the equation! This six step compliance checklist will ensure that you are up to date and compliant.
1. Understand NFPA 70E and Develop a Site Specific Written Safety Plan
Goal #1: Understand NFPA 70E and Develop a Site Speciﬁc Written Safety Plan
70E-110.1(A): “The employer shall implement and document an overall electrical safety program that directs activity appropriate to the risk associated with electrical hazards.” 70E-110.1(H): “The electrical safety program shall include a risk assessment procedure and shall comply with 110.1(H)(1) through 110.1 (H)(3).”
2. Train and Qualify Employees in Accordance With NFPA 70E Compliance Guidelines
Goal #2: Train and Qualify Employees in Accordance With NFPA 70E Compliance Guidelines
70E-105.3(A): The employer shall have responsibilities to (1) “establish, document, and implement the safety-related work practices and procedures required by this standard”, (2) “provide employees with training in the employer’s safety-related work practices and procedures”.70E-110.2(A): Training requirements “shall apply to employees exposed to an electrical hazard when the risk associated with that hazard is not reduced to a safe level by the applicable electrical installation requirements.”70E-110.2(A)(1): “A qualiﬁed person shall be trained and knowledgeable in the construction and operation of equipment or a speciﬁc work method and be trained to identify and avoid the electrical hazards that might be present with respect to that equipment or work method.”
3. Generate and Post a Facility Electrical One-Line Diagram
Goal #3: Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition
70E-120.1(A): Each employer shall establish, document, and implement a lockout/tagout (LOTO) program and procedures to safeguard workers from exposure to electrical hazards. 70E-205.2: “A single-line diagram, where provided for the electrical system, shall be maintained in a legible condition and shall be kept current.”