Webcast: Arc Flash University: NFPA 70E PPE Challenges and Solutions
In the next session of Arc Flash University, Plant Engineering will explore the special questions that come up when manufacturers look to implement or revise their NFPA 70E program to meet the new 2015 version of the standard.
As the NFPA 70E guidelines continue to be revised, it can be challenging for plant managers to understand how the new requirements will affect their goal of operating a safe facility that also is efficient. In the next session of Arc Flash University, Plant Engineering will explore the special questions that come up when manufacturers look to implement or revise their NFPA 70E program to meet the new 2015 version of the standard.
Among the topic areas:
- An overview of NFPA 70E changes for 2015
- PPE and how to meet new requirements for personal protective equipment
- Practical equipment labeling approaches
- The challenges faced in safety audits.
Hugh Hoagland, Sr. Consultant, ArcWear
Bob Vavra, Content Manager, Plant Engineering, CFE Media
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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