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What are the basics of AR clothing for NFPA® 70E?

April 12, 2021 5:00 am
What are the basics of AR clothing for NFPA® 70E?
What are the basics of AR clothing for NFPA® 70E?


Great question, and timely, because NFPA® 70E just released its 2021 edition last October: 106 pages on the ABCs of how to work safely with electricity in the workplace. Diagnostics such as voltage testing, trouble shooting and verification for lack of voltage are considered energized work and you must have the proper PPE, including your AR clothing. In this video, Bulwark Protection’s Technical Training Manager Derek Sang covers highlights from the new edition and best practices, including how to match up your AR protection to what you’re working on. Spoiler alert: The main point of 70E, when it comes to what to wear is “get yourself out of fuel” and into arc rated clothing.

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