CSA Z462 Workplace Electrical Safety — 2021 Edition Changes & Updates

Terry Becker, TW Becker Electrical Safety Consulting Inc. Fall 2021 Specifications & Standards, Specifications & Standards

Changes in the CSA Z462, Workplace electrical safety Standard are slowing down. Good news! That said, the 2021 Edition includes significant reorganization of content in Clause 4.1 and Clause 4.3, changes to existing annexes and some new annexes, and a significant change to the Arc Flash PPE Category Method of determining “additional protective measures” for a work task’s arc flash …

Applying NFPA 70E and CSA Z462 to Renewable Energy Power Generation

Terry Becker, TW Becker Electrical Safety Consulting Inc. Fall 2021 Features, Features

The growth in renewable energy power generation will continue into the future. What has been lacking is focus on the electrical hazards in construction and fabrication, commissioning, operation, and maintenance. However, requirements in NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace and CSA Z462, Workplace electrical safety Standard do apply to renewable power generation. ARC FLASH AND SHOCK HAZARDS …

Electrical Safety Program Principles: Are They in Your Electrical Safety Program?

Terry Becker, TW Becker Electrical Safety Consulting Inc. Features, Summer 2019 Features

NFPA 70E Article 110.1 and CSA Z462 Clause 4.1.6 outline the requirements to implement a compliant electrical safety program as part of an employer’s overall occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS).  ANSI Z10, Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems (for the US) and CSA Z1000, Occupational health and safety manage-ment (Canada) outline general requirements and specific content for an …