NETA Setting the Standards – NETA Certified Technicians, Unique Qualifications


In the early 1970s, there were few standards for electrical testing. NFPA had authorized a committee in 1968 to create NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance. This standard addressed electrical equipment maintenance practices. It also touched on acceptance testing, advised on equipment, type of tests, and how often tests should be performed.