2021 First Draft NFPA 70E Changes


Monday, April 29, 2019  9:00 am, Bob Gray of Hoydar Buck and Mark Hilbert of Hilbert Electrical Solutions will present 2021 First Draft NFPA 70E Changes. All classes, sessions, and demonstrations at Safety Fest TN are free but registration is required to ensure there is enough space. More info below.

The Class

This presentation which is designed for electrical designers, installer and inspectors provides a summary of the first draft changes to the 2021 Edition of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. Time permitting, there will be an open forum for questions and answers.

The Instructors

Bob Gray, Hoydar Buck, Inc. Bob has been an electrical safety consultant since 2007. He is active in the development of NFPA electrical codes and standards and presents seminars for NFPA worldwide. He chairs CMP 18 of the National Electrical Code as well as being a principal member of the technical committees for NFPA 70E and NFPA 79. He also is a principal member of the National Electrical Contractors Association Codes and Standards Committee and the Washington State Electrical Board. He holds an electrical engineering degree and master electrician license. He has worked at DOE sites in multiple management, authority, and consulting roles since 1986.

Mark Hilbert, Hilbert Electrical Solutions. Mark was the former Chief Electrical Inspector for the State of New Hampshire and now operates a private electrical inspection and consulting business. He is licensed in three states as a master electrician and a certified electrical inspector by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors where he is a Past President of the Granite State Chapter, the Eastern Section and was the 2014 International President. Mark is the Deputy Electrical AHJ at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, OH and at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Paducah, KY. He is a former member of NEC Code Making Panel 4 and is currently a principle member and Chair of NEC CMP 2 and the NFPA 79 Committee. He is an IAEI and NFPA seminar instructor and has taught the NEC and NFPA 70E domestically and internationally for more than 17 years.


Safety Fest TN

Safety Fest TN provides a week of free safety and health training annually in Oak Ridge, and Knoxville, Tennessee, and is dedicated to the mission of making the region the safest place to work and live in the United States. The classes, demonstrations, and sessions are free to all who register to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to learn safety and health skills.

The event will be held April 29 – May 3, 2019 at multiple locations in Oak Ridge and Knoxville, Tennessee. It is the combined efforts small and large businesses; local, state, and federal agencies; colleges and universities; and non-profit organizations.

“Safety at work, at home, and in the community.”

Last year’s event included 110 free safety classes, sessions, and demonstrations. The 125 instructors and presenters were graciously provided by 105 organizations, just like yours, giving back to the community. Your organization can partner, sponsor or provide resources too – showing commitment to safety at work, at home, and in the community!

Class schedule has launched and online registration is available.

Exhibition spaces and sponsorship opportunities are available now!

For more information visit: https://safetyfesttn.org

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