About this course…
This training program is an in-depth study of the NFPA 70E requirements in Chapters 1 and 2. NFPA 70E has a huge impact on your company’s operations. Don’t guess at what the 70E means; get the right information from the source. This course was developed by NFPA 70E committee members and is constantly updated with the latest changes as proposed by the Committee.
Who should attend…
Technicians, field-service personnel, electricians, safety managers, safety professionals, supervisors and engineers responsible for employees who perform operation or maintenance work on electric utilization equipment or power generation, transmission or distribution installations with voltages from 50 volts and higher.
Students should have basic electrical training and knowledge
Course Length 1 day (8 contact hours)
Each open-enrollment student will receive a copy of NFPA 70E.
- How to use the 70E effectively
- How NFPA 70E is structured
- General Safety Requirements for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices
- Training requirements for qualified and unqualified persons
- Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition
- Lockout/tagout (LOTO) of electrical equipment
- Approach boundaries, shock and arc flash
- Hazard/risk categories and Tables 130.7(C)(15)(a) and (b), 130.7(C)(16) and Tables H.2, H.3(a) and H.3(b)
- Safety-related maintenance requirements for overcurrent protective devices (OCPD)
- NFPA 70E requirements for work on or near exposed energized conductors and circuit parts
- To effectively select arc flash and shock PPE based on NFPA 70E requirements when using the tables or when an arc flash study has to be performed
- How to understand the requirements of an Electrical Safety Program (ESP) and how to implement one
- How to understand what changes have been made to the NFPA 70E and how they may affect your company and its employees
- Seminar-based program with round-table discussions.
NFPA 70E has a huge impact on your company’s operations. Don’t guess at what the 70E means; get the information from the source. This course was developed by NFPA 70E committee members and is constantly updated with the latest changes as proposed by the committee. Changes to the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E are covered .