Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery
The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Input (formerly proposals).
What is NFPA 79?
NFPA 79 provides safeguards for industrial machinery to protect operators, equipment, facilities, and work-in-progress from fire and electrical hazards.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 79 address?
Requirements apply to electrical/electronic equipment, apparatus, or systems supplied as part of industrial machines operating from a nominal voltage of 600 volts or less, and commencing at the point of connection of the supply to the electrical equipment of the machine.