Apply the 2019 edition of NFPA 70B along with NFPA 70E® to maintain electrical systems correctly and safeguard your personnel, your facility, and your business.
Electrical systems maintenance helps protect workers, avoid equipment downtime, and reduce the cost of repairs. In fact, proper maintenance is absolutely essential to the safety of your facility and your employees. Get guidance you can trust in NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance. NFPA 70B details preventive maintenance for electrical, electronic, and communication systems and equipment -- such as those used in industrial plants, institutional and commercial buildings, and large multi-family residential complexes.
Used alongside the requirements in NFPA 70E®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace® NFPA 70B helps facility managers develop and carry out an effective Electrical Preventive Maintenance (EPM) program for all types of equipment and assemblies. Contractors look to NFPA 70B for information about properly servicing equipment, and designers depend on it for developing specifications for installation that take maintenance into account.
Updates in NFPA 70B coordinate with NFPA 70E and the "dot" standards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
NFPA 70B chapters address every aspect of equipment maintenance:
Stay focused on safety and your bottom line with NFPA 70B. Maintain equipment and develop your EPM using the latest guidance from the field.