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What You Need To Know About Changes To NFPA 70E

Electrical worker in utility pole.

Originally developed at OSHA’s request, NFPA 70E helps companies and employees avoid workplace injuries and fatalities due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Protect Your Business Before Disasters—Like Sandy—Strike

Photo: Heidi Schwartz

Facility managers at companies with no plan or an incomplete plan will see opportunities to design backup systems, secure inventories, and create contingencies to get back to business as soon as possible. Taking into account such considerations as insurance, supply chain, alternate facilities (as your publication is doing), and redundant data systems are all things that should be top-of-mind for facility managers and others charged with disaster recovery/business continuity.

New Public Service Video’s Proper Firestop Methods Aim To Increase Fire Safety In Buildings

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The video depicts a full-scale room fire at UL’s Northbrook, IL, test facility and compares non-compliant firestop systems performance to compliant firestop penetration and joint systems in accordance with ASTM E814 (UL-1479) and ASTM E1966 (UL-2079), respectively.