NFPA 70E/Arc Flash Electrical Safety

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New changes are coming to the NFPA 70E standards in January, 2018. Don't be caught unaware! The 2 day NFPA 70E/Arc Flash Electrical Safety course is a must for anyone who installs, maintains or works near electrically energized equipment at industrial plants, utilities or commercial & private building facilities. The training covers OSHA and NFPA 70E requirements for electrical safety in the workplace and identifies requirements that are considered necessary to provide a work environment 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. Class materials include a copy of the NFPA 70E Standards. NOTE - NFPA 70E – 2015 110.2 (D) (3) : Retraining in safety-related work practices and applicable changes in this standard shall be performed at intervals not to exceed three years.
Event Type:
Workshops/Training Courses
Date:
Jan. 15-16, 2018
Venue:
HAZMAT Plans & Programs, Inc., 30 S. Havana Street, Suite 304F
Location:
Denver , CO , USA

- 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

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

 

- 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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