NFPA 70E® 2015 Electrical Safety (NFPA70E)

NFPA 70E® 2015 Electrical Safety

COURSE OVERVIEW

This two-day course is intended for any personnel who work on or around AC or DC voltages of 50 volts or more, or that are responsible for safety in the workplace. This updated standard contains significant changes when compared to its 2012 version. Changes in the NFPA 70E® 2015 edition include: the risk assessment process, a new task based table to clarify selection methods for arc flash PPE, and the electrical safety program requirements for maintenance on electrical equipment.

The course covers the requirements for working safely in an electrical environment and assists in meeting the mandated training requirements of OSHA 1910.332. OSHA specifically mandates employer assessment of generally recognized hazards in the workplace and provisions for protecting the employee from those hazards. Participants will receive the 2015 edition of the NFPA 70E and supporting OSHA regulations.

This course is available in Spanish.

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NUMBER
431
DURATION
2 days
SCHEDULE
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
INVOLVEMENT
Lecture
 
CREDITS
1.6 CEUs
TUITION
$825

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This two-day course is intended for any personnel who work on or around AC or DC voltages of 50 volts or more, or that are responsible for safety in the workplace. Personnel in any industry where the hazards of electricity are a reality will benefit from this knowledge. This course assists in meeting the mandated training requirements of OSHA 1910.332. Participants will receive the 2015 edition of the NFPA 70E.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify common factors of electrical accidents.
  • Understand the arrangement of the material in the NFPA 70E.
  • Explain the hazards of electrical work and their effects on the employee
  • Describe the main elements in an electrical safe work program.
  • Identify the requirements for establishing an electrically safe work condition
  • Identify the requirements for a shock risk assessment.
  • Establish approach boundaries for shock protection for qualified and unqualified employees.
  • Select personal protective equipment for shock protection.
  • Identify the requirements of an arc flash risk assessment.
  • Select safe work practices if an arc flash hazard is present.
  • Understand the use of the arc flash boundary.
  • Select personal protective equipment for arc flash protection.

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