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    Reduce Risk with Arc Flash Mitigation Strategies

    Power outages cost over $100 billion annually in the U.S. When keeping the power on 24/7 is an absolute must, a microgrid provides the assurance you need. Microgrids deliver the ability to use solar and other distributed energy resources (DER) to keep your operations running when the main grid is interrupted or goes down. Intelligent microgrid technology can predict threats to the grid system from incoming storms or other disruptions, and then automatically switch your facility to DER use to weather the storm. With a microgrid, you may never have to risk losing power again.

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    Arc Flash Mitigation: Removing Workers From Harm’s Way

    Enabling technicians to work out of harm's way can mitigate the harmful effects of an arc flash event without slowing down operations. Infrared viewing windows and remote racking systems are two examples of smart, preventive planning.

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    NFPA 70E Changes: Now Everyone can Benefit from the Tables

    The 2018 edition of NFPA 70E includes several updates, including job safety planning, risk controls, risk assessments and changes to the tables. This blog provides further insight into the table changes.

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    Outsourcing Electrical Work? Exercise Due Diligence

    Facility management needs to ensure that all electrical workers – whether in-house staff or third-party contractors − are “qualified”, as defined by OSHA and NFPA 70E, to work on the specific electrical equipment that is to be cleaned, inspected, or maintained.

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    NEC 2014 – What’s Changed in Section 240.87 Regarding Arc Energy Reduction

    Worker safety and new technology are driving compliance updates to the new edition of NFPA 70E and the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC). Here is a summary of the 12 NEC code changes that every electrical worker needs to know.

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