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Summary of NFPA 70E 2015 Revisions: Several significant terminology changes have been made in the 2015 edition. For example, all references to hazard/risk category (HRC) have been deleted throughout the standard and the new term “Arc Flash PPE” is now used.

NFPA 70E 2015 CHANGES Arc Flash Risk Assessment 130.5, 130.7 The arc flash risk assessment shall be updated when a major modification or renovation takes place. It should be reviewed periodically, not to exceed five years, to account for changes in the electrical distribution system that could affect the results of the arc flash risk assessment.

The 2015 edition of NFPA 70E introduces the term AR or arc rated as it relates to personal protective equipment. This infograhic shows what you need to know. ... The 2015 edition of NFPA 70E introduces the term AR or arc rated as it relates to personal protective equipment. This infograhic shows what you need to know.

Are you prepared to make the changes in your facility for the 2018 NFPA 70E updates? ... arc flash clothing labels in its entirety. 3. Arc flash and shock hazard risk assessment now include the ...

The NFPA 70E is a standard that describes practices and procedures to maintain electrical safety in the workplace. It outlines how contractors, electricians, and engineers can practice safe construction and maintenance of indoor electrical systems. The NFPA 70E committee recently approved a series of changes to make the standard better for 2015.

Written by Terry Becker, P.Eng., CESCP, IEEE Senior Member, Electrical Safety Expert & Jim Pollard, Electrical Safety & Arc Flash PPE Expert Important Notice for Use: Not all changes to NFPA 70E, 2018 Edition are included in this document. You are cautioned to consult the approved NFPA 70E, 2018 Edition prior to making any changesRead More

Changes In NFPA 70E for 2015. January 6, 2015 ... PPE Changes. Annex H outlines what was “HRC 0” PPE for arc flash exposures less than 1.2 cal/cm², so functionally HRC 0 still exists, but the tables have upgraded to Arc-Rated Clothing PPE Category 1 (ARC 1) for low level hazards when any PPE is required. ... Available incident energy and ...

Learn about the 2015 changes to the NFPA 70E standard. Find resources, guides, products and more from Brady! ... The 2015 update includes some of the following changes: Revision to arc flash warning label content; ... Changes to "Hazard Risk" - Now Arc Flash PPE Category.