NFPA 70E® 2018 Electrical Safety (NFPA70E)

NFPA 70E® 2018 Electrical Safety

COURSE OVERVIEW

NFPA 70E®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace 2018 edition is here. The 11th edition of the standard for 2018 contains many updates, including minor and major revisions, new additions and major reorganizations. All the changes and updates are covered in this latest edition.

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. Students will receive the NFPA 70E 2018 Standard.

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
$835

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. This updated standard contains significant changes when compared to its 2015 version. Changes in the NFPA 70E® 2018 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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

  • Identify common factors of electrical accidents.
  • Outline 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.
  • Summarize the requirements for establishing an electri-cally safe work condition.
  • Establish the requirements for a shock and arc flash risk assessment.
  • Implement approach boundaries for shock protection and arc flash hazard for qualified and unqualified employees.
  • Select personal protective equipment for shock and arc flash protection.
  • Practice safe work practices if an arc flash hazard is present.

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