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#150508 - 06/06/05 11:55 AM NFPA 70E Chapter comes from the NEC  
Joe Tedesco  Offline
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Question: Whay are the Article numbers different?

NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety
In the Workplace 2004 Edition

Chapter 4 Installation Safety Requirements
400 General Requirements for Electrical
Installations ...................................... 70E– 53
I. General ........................................ 70E– 53
II. 600 Volts, Nominal, or Less ............... 70E– 55
III. Over 600 Volts, Nominal .................. 70E– 57
410 Wiring Design and Protection ................ 70E– 59
420 Wiring Methods, Components, and
Equipment for General Use ................... 70E– 67
430 Specific Purpose Equipment and
Installations ...................................... 70E– 76
440 Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Class I,
II, and III, Divisions 1 and 2 and Class I,
Zones 0, 1, and 2 ............................... 70E– 84
450 Special Systems ................................. 70E– 87


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#150509 - 07/21/05 06:28 AM Re: NFPA 70E Chapter comes from the NEC  
Joe Tedesco  Offline
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PS: The 2002 NEC at that.

Seems like some don't want to discuss this issue, or don't know that it exists.

I believe 70E should be used as the primary safety code in the electrical industry.

Yes, I am aware that the NEC is the Installation Code and has a few items dealing with safety such as 110.16.

Personally, I would like to see 70E added to the NEC in some way.



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