Updated-NFPA 70E 2015! OSHA and NFPA 70E require that an Energized Electrical Work Permit be employed whenever live electrical equipment is to be worked on. The document describes the task that is to be performed.
- The circuit, equipment, and location of the job/task at hand.
- The work that is to be done.
- Justification of why the circuit or equipment cannot be de-energized or the work deferred until the next scheduled outage.
The EEWP document should also include a section for the Electrically Qualified Person to assess the task at hand and determine if the job can be done safely. In order to do this he or she must be able to provide the following information:
- A detailed job description procedure to be used when performing the job/task at hand.
- A description of the safe work practices to be employed.
- Results of the Arc Flash Risk Assessment (Arc Flash Analysis) and Shock Hazard Analysis.
- Shock Protection Boundaries.
- Necessary personal protective equipment to safely perform the assigned task.
- Means employed to restrict the access of unqualified persons from the work area.
- Evidence of completion of a Job Briefing including discussion of any job-related hazards.
The document shall include the signatures (and dates) of the following personnel:
- Electrically Qualified Person performing the job/task at hand
- Manufacturing Manager
- Safety Manager
- General Manager
- Maintenance or Engineering Manager
- Electrically Knowledgeable Person
This is just a sample of all the information that is required in an Electrical Work Permit. Fill out the form below to download your FREE Energized Electrical work Permit.
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