Arc Flash Electrical Safety/NFPA 70E Training

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The NFPA 70E/Arc Flash Electrical safety class is a must for anyone who installs, maintains or works near electrically energized equipment at industrial plants, utilities or commercial & private building facilities. This 2 day course covers OSHA and NFPA 70E requirements for electrical safety in the workplace and identifies requirements that are considered necessary to provide a workplace that is free of electrical hazards. Participants will learn why safe electrical work practices are important, how to assess electrical risks and reduce employee exposure to potential deadly hazards. The Arc Flash course combines lecture & video presentations on all required elements of OSHA’s Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices & NFPA 70E standards for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. Participants will receive a copy of the NFPA 70E. This safety course must be refreshed every 3 years.
Event Type:
Workshops/Training Courses
Date:
Sep. 18-19, 2017
Venue:
HAZMAT Plans & Programs, Inc., 30 S. Havana Street, Suite 304F
Location:
Denver , CO , USA

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the interaction of the NFPA 70E and OSHA requirements
- Define electrical safety hazards and how to protect against shock, arc flash and electrocution
- Identify safety policies and procedures employers are legally required to provide for their employees
- Describe the safety procedures needed to work safely while exposed to live circuits
- Determine Arc Flash PPE Categories for many common workplace tasks and conditions
- Recognize the intent and limitations of personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Describe the requirements for energizing and de-energizing power circuits
- Identify the elements of an Electrical Hazard Analysis
- Use the NFPA 70E Tables to determine ARC Flash PPE Category for various tasks
- Identify safety related maintenance requirements for a wide range of electrical equipment, including those specific to batteries and battery rooms, electrical distribution equipment and safety grounding equipment
- Identify the hazards to personnel working with equipment, and employee responsibilities
- Define the difference between a 'Qualified' and 'Unqualified' Person

Anyone who works on or around any electrically energized equipment at industrial plants, utilities or commercial and private building facilitiesshould attend this training.  This would include:
  • Building Maintenance Personnel
  • Plant & Facility Maintenance Personnel
  • Health & Safety Personnel/Safety Managers
  • Electricians
  • Electrical Contractors
  • Machine Operators
  • HVAC Technicians
  • Building Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Building Managers
  • Plant/Facility Superintendents
  • Plant/Facility Engineers

- How OSHA & Other Electrical Rules Apply in the Workplace
- The difference between 'Qualified' & 'Unqualified' workers
- Electricity & Worker Safety
- Electrical Hazard Recognition
- Arc Flash/Arc Blast/Electrocution
- Hazard/Risk Category Classifications
- Limits of Approach
- Selecting and Inspecting Proper PPE
- Energize Equipment - Safe Work Practices
- Hot Work Permits, LockOut/TagOut & more

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