• ETT Level 2.6: Codes and Standards

    Recognize the standards and regulatory organizations in the country of residency.

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    1. Standards-making organizations - Recognize the standards and regulatory organizations in the country of residency. In the United States, these would include organizations such as OSHA, ANSI, ASTM, IEEE, NETA, NFPA, EPA, and related areas of authority. Indicate familiarity with NFPA 70B Electrical Equipment Maintenance, and NFPA70 National Electrical Code, and NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.
      • Standards and Regulatory Organizations Quick reference of standards and regulatory organizations in the United States such as OSHA, ANSI, ASTM, IEEE, NETA, NFPA, EPA, and related areas of authority.
      • NFPA 70: National Electrical Code The primary purpose of the NEC is the practical safeguarding of persons and property from electrical hazards. The National Electrical Code addresses the installation of electrical conductors, equipment, and raceways; signaling and communications conductors, equipment, and raceways; and optical fiber cables and raceways in commercial, residential, and industrial occupancies.
      • NFPA 70B: Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance This Standard explains why an effective Electrical Preventive Maintenance (EPM) Program is essential to protect lives and property, how to plan and develop an EPM, protection for maintenance personnel, and guidance concerning all types of equipment and assemblies.
      • NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace Includes guidance for making hazard identification and risk assessments, selecting appropriate PPE, establishing an electrically safe work condition, and employee training.
    2. NETA Standards - Have basic knowledge of the technical requirements of ANSI/NETA Standard for Acceptance Testing Specifications for Electrical Power Equipment and Systems (ANSI/NETA ATS) and the ANSI/NETA Standard for Maintenance Testing Specifications for Electrical Power Distribution Equipment and Systems (ANSI/NETA MTS).

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