NFPA 70E 2018 Update: What You Need To Know

NFPA 70E 2018 Update: What You Need To Know

Every three years, the National Fire Protection Association releases an update to the NFPA 70E regulations, a series of guidelines meant to protect those who work with and around electricity. 2018 is no exception, and while the majority of changes in this year’s edition involve minor sentence changes and general editorial housekeeping, there are a

What is NFPA?  – LabelTac Printers and Labels

What is NFPA? – LabelTac Printers and Labels

NFPA and LabelTac Working Together The NFPA, or National Fire Protection Agency, is dedicated to helping facilities improve their overall fire safety and prevention programs. This is done in large part by issuing safety standards, guidelines and codes that help instruct companies on how to stay safe when working with fire or electrical equipment, as

NFPA 70E Update Overview

NFPA 70E Update Overview

The NFPA or National Fire Protection Association is responsible for creating the NFPA 70E which is the standard for electrical safety within the workplace. When it comes to electrical safety in the workplace, there are basically three different types of electrical hazards; they are electrical shock, electrical arc flash, and electrical arc blast. It is

Hazard Harmony Between OSHA, NFPA, and HMIS

Hazard Harmony Between OSHA, NFPA, and HMIS

Three big players in the field of safety include OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), and the HMIS (Hazardous Materials Identification System). All three organizations aim to provide certain levels of protection to employees and people regarding safety and health hazards. However, OHSA has done some recent revisions to

NFPA 1 Fire Code

NFPA 1 Fire Code

Similar to many other workplace hazards, there is also a set of pertinent rules and regulations for fire safety. Right from a very young age you were probably told how dangerous fire can be. The effects of an uncontrolled fire can be monumentally destructive. Buildings can be destroyed in a matter of minutes due to

What is NFPA?

What is NFPA?

The acronym NFPA may have been referred to during a business meeting, read on a safety manual, or even heard on a television commercial, but what does NFPA really stand for and what is its purpose? Even though many people may be unfamiliar with the NFPA, it really is quite a large and helpful organization.