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1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This recommended practice applies to preventive maintenance for electrical, electronic, and communication systems and equipment and is not intended to duplicate or supersede instructions that manufacturers normally provide. Systems and equipment covered are typical of those installed in industrial plants, institutional and commercial buildings, and large multifamily residential complexes. 1.1.2 Consumer appliances and equipment intended primarily for use in the home are not included.
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 -- to prevent equipment failures and worker injuries.
The Standard explains why an effective Electrical Preventive Maintenance (EPM) Program is essential to protect lives and property, how to plan and develop an EPM, protection for maintenance personnel, and guidance concerning all types of equipment and assemblies.
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