Industry Standards and Guides

We've compiled a listing of industry Standards and Guides for your convenience. This comprehensive list of standard and guide information makes it easy to stay on top of the requirements of a variety of regulatory organizations.

ASTM (American Society for Testing & Materials)

12 Standard Specifications for Arc and Flame Resistant Rainwear
ASTM F1891

Standard Test Method for Determining the Arc Rating of Materials for Clothing
ASTM F1959 / F1959M

Standard Test Method for Determining the Ignitability of Non-flame-Resistant Materials for Clothing by Electric Arc Exposure Method Using Mannequins
ASTM F1958 / F1958M

Standard Performance Specification for Flame Resistant and Arc Rated Textile Materials for Wearing Apparel for Use by Electrical Workers Exposed to Momentary Electric Arc and Related Thermal Hazards
ASTM F1506 - 10a

Standard Test Method for Determining the Arc Rating and Standard Specification for Eye or Face Protective Products
ASTM F2178

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Flame Resistant Clothing for Protection Against Fire Simulations Using an Instrumented Manikin
ASTM F1930

Standard Test Method for Radiant Heat Resistance of Flame Resistant Clothing Materials with Continuous Heating
ASTM F1939

Standard Specification for Arc and Flame Resistant Rainwear
ASTM F1891


CSB (Chemical Safety Board)

Combustible Dust Hazard Study
Combustible Dust Hazard Investigation


IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Inc.)

IEEE Guide for Maintenance, Operation, and Safety of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems
902-1998

IEEE Guide for the Specification of Scope and Deliverable Requirements for an Arc-Flash Hazard Calculation Study in Accordance with IEEE Std 1584(TM)
1584.1-2013


NESC (National Electrical Safety Code)

An Illustrated Guide to Electrical Safety, Fourth Edition (Paperback)
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National Electrical Safety Code C2-2007 (Spiral-bound)
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National Electrical Safety Code C2-2007 Handbook (Hardcover)
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NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)

NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2012 Edition
NFPA.org

NFPA 70E: Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2012 Edition
NFPA.org

NFPA 2112: Standard on Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Flash Fire, 2012 Edition
NFPA.org

NFPA 2113: Standard on Selection, Care, Use, and Maintenance of Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Flash Fire, 2012 Edition
NFPA.org

NFPA 329: Recommended Practice for Handling Releases of Flammable and Combustible Liquids and Gases
NFPA.org

NFPA 70B: Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance
NFPA.org

NFPA 654: Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions from the Manufacturing, Processing, and Handling of Combustible Particulate Solids
NFPA.org

NFPA 30: Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code
NFPA.org


OSHA (Occupational Health & Safety Administration)

Official statement that harness used for fall protection is not officially "apparel" under the Apparel Standard
OSHA.gov

OSHA 1910.269 [Apparel Section is (l)(6)(i-iii)]
OSHA.gov

Preamble to OSHA 1910.269. Background testimony for the Apparel Section
OSHA.gov

OSHA Enforcement Guidelines for the apparel section (The Jim Stanley Letter)
OSHA.gov

Worker Deaths by Electrocution: A Summary of Surveillance Findings and Investigative Case Reports
OSHA.gov

Requirement for flame-resistant clothing in petrochemical plant covered by PSM
OSHA.gov

Clarification of the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution standard
OSHA.gov


Safety Program Guides

DOE Electrical Safety Handbook, FREE DOE resource
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An Illustrated Guide to Electrical Safety, Fourth Edition (Paperback)
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Electrical Safety Handbook (Hardcover)
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The Electrical Safety Program Guide, Second Edition [Spiral-bound]
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A User's Guide to Electrical PPE: Based on NFPA 70E
NFPA.org

2011 NEC Pocket Guide to Commercial and Industrial Electrical Installations
NFPA.org

Bussman's Safety BASICs Handbook for Electrical Safety
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Safe Working with Flammable Substances, Health & Safety Executive UK
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NFPA (Fire) VC65VH : Working Safely with Flammable Liquids
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EFCOG/DOE Electrical Safety Improvement Project: Project Area 4 - Performance Measurement
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Government Office of Health, Safety, and Security Website
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