Building the foundation of your Electrical Safety Program starts here!
Developing a Written Electrical Safety Program & Plan provides your workforce with the guidance they need to work safe and comply with electrical safety codes and standards. With an extensive background in electrical safety, electrical training and electrical maintenance, Martin Technical will provide detailed information and language, specific to your facility and job tasks.
The purpose of a Written Electrical Safety Policy is to provide a company guide and policies for workers to follow to help prevent electrical injuries in the workplace. The implementation and adherence of this program helps create an electrically safe workplace for employees, contractors, and visitors. This policy is designed to protect all personnel from electrical shock, arc-flash, and fire hazards of electrical origin, as well as the administration of the electrical safety program. This policy is also intended to ensure compliance to OSHA electrical safety requirements published as Federal Law in the Code of Federal Regulations 29 CFR 1910, NFPA 70E® Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, and NFPA 70 National Electrical Code.
Develop a Written Electrical Safety Program that is:
Compliant with the most current version NFPA 70E®
Compliant with OSHA subpart S and State OSH laws
Customized to the hazards, work practices and administrative needs of the plant or facility
Functional and easy to follow for employees
Scope of Work
This Written Electrical Safety Program applies to all employees, contractors, and vendors that may be exposed to electrical hazards in the course of performing their work including examination, maintenance, repair, diagnostics, troubleshooting, calibrating, and installation.
The program shall cover all electrical hazards and the proper work practices, administration and equipment / tools to protect the workers. The customized Written Electrical Safety Policy shall be based on the most current version of NFPA 70E® 110.7 and OSHA, and to the specific hazards, safe work practices and administration needs of the plant or facility.
Topics are customized but typically include:
Roles & Responsibilities
Design & Installation
Identification & Labeling
Drawings, Reports, and Tests
Safety Related Work Practices
Personal Protective Equipment
Note: Electrical Safety Written Programs are written to the specific needs of each client. Not all programs want or require all topics detailed in the following outline and may desire a more streamlined document or add additional information.