Recommended Practice on Static Electricity
The next edition of this standard is now open for Public Input (formerly proposals).
What is NFPA 77?
This recommended practice offers guidance on identifying, evaluating, and controlling static electric hazards for purposes of preventing fires and explosions.
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What does NFPA 77 address?
NFPA 77 helps users control the hazards associated with the generation, accumulations, and discharge of static electricity by providing a basic understanding of the nature of static electricity, guidelines for identifying and assessing the hazards, techniques for controlling them by process modification and bonding and grounding, and guidelines for controlling static electricity in selected industrial applications.