Battling Human Error: How NFPA 70E Changes and PPE Program Best Practices Mitigate Arc Flash and Combustible Dust Hazards
The NFPA 70E risk assessment procedure now addresses human error and its negative consequences and have shed new light on arc flash PPE program "best practices". Error precursors, such as complacency – a safety killer, which can lead to a “Normalization of Deviance” company culture must be countered with human performance tools.
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Comprehensive standard review impacts arc flash analysis.
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Plugs, connectors have different uses in different environments.