from left, NFPA Chief Electrical Engineer Mark Earley; OSHA Regional Administrator Marthe Kent; NFPA President James Shannon; and OSHA Region 1 compliance assistance coordinator Kenneth Mastrullo

NFPA Dedicates New 70E Handbook to Ken Mastrullo

The National Fire Protection Association has dedicated the new edition of the "NFPA 70E® Handbook" to Kenneth G. Mastrullo of OSHA's Boston Area Office. Mastrullo was an NFPA senior electrical specialist and the NFPA staff liaison for the Committee on Electrical Safety in the Workplace before joining OSHA, where he is regional compliance assistance coordinator and Hispanic/ESL coordinator for the Region 1 office in Boston.

"Ken knows electrical safety first-hand. He has had many years of experience as an electrician and a plant engineer, and he understands the real cost of electrical accidents to the worker, the co-workers, and the employer," said Mark Earley, chief electrical engineer at NFPA.

The new handbook includes the full text of the 2009 edition of 70E, Electrical Safety in the Workplace. NFPA said Mastrullo spread the word about electrical safety at the IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop, the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association, and NFPA seminars on 70E. The association said Mastrullo's dedication is reflected in the prominence of 70E and other electrical safety programs around the world. "While Ken can quote the statistics on electrical accidents, he knows that behind those cold hard numbers are real people. He has dedicated his career to protecting those people," Earley said.

Written by E. William Buss, Earley, and Ray A. Jones, the handbook is available from NPFA at a list price of $121.50, $109.35 for NFPA members. Summaries of major changes in the new edition by chapter are included, as are commentaries on protection of electrical workers in R&D laboratories (new Article 350) and use of the expanded table in Article 130.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Get the Ultimate Guide to OSHA Recordkeeping

    OSHA’s Form 300A posting deadline is February 1! Are you prepared? To help answer your key recordkeeping questions, IndustrySafe put together this guide with critical compliance information.

  • Steps to Conduct a JSA

    We've put together a comprehensive step-by-step guide to help you perform a job safety analysis (JSA), which includes a pre-built, JSA checklist and template, steps of a JSA, list of potential job hazards, and an overview of hazard control hierarchy.

  • Levels of a Risk Matrix

    Risk matrices come in many different shapes and sizes. Understanding the components of a risk matrix will allow you and your organization to manage risk effectively.

  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Industry Safe
TenCate FR Technology

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - October 2020

    October 2020

    Featuring:

    • FACILITY SECURITY
      EHS Compliance: Make it Personal
    • FOOT PROTECTION
      Choosing the Right Safety Shoe for Your Industry
    • HAND PROTECTION
      A Requirements Checklists for Work Safety Gloves
    • COVID-19 MANAGEMENT
      Contemporary Issues in HSE Management
    View This Issue