Seminar Overview

Available in both virtual and in-person, instructor-led formats, the foremost goal of this two-day Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E® course is to keep workers safe while working on or around electrically energized equipment. The course is structured to help companies fulfill requirements set forth in OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart S Electrical and NFPA 70E® “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace,” which requires this type of instructor-led training for anyone working with electrically energized equipment.  As of September 2020, this seminar includes the changes in the 2021 version of 70E®.

Overall, this program is designed to reduce liability for the employer while establishing a culture of safe work practices among employees; it is a key component of any electrical training program.

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This 2-day seminar is just $1,195.

What is Virtual Instructor-led Training (VILT)?

Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) is a live audio and video classroom experience over the internet with 100% interaction with the instructor, from the comfort of your own home or workplace. All you need is an internet connection, a microphone, and a webcam, and you can join the session from anywhere. With full audio and video capabilities, you are equipped with the tools you need for maximum learning. Visit our Virtual Instructor-Led Training page to learn more about the benefits of VILT.

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Day One - Discussion Topics

Electrical Safety & the Qualified Electrical Worker

  • Responsibilities & Requirements for a Qualified Electrical Worker
  • Who Sets Safety Standards?: NFPA 70E® & Others
  • Understanding OSHA’s Role in Electrical Safety Regulations
  • Electrical Safety Culture in Your Facility

Electrical Hazards

  • Severity of Electrical Injuries – Examples and Case Studies
  • Shock, Arc-Flash & Arc-Blast
  • Understanding GFCIs
  • Primary Causes of Arc Flashes
  • How to Identify Electrical Hazards
  • Understanding Ratings of Arc-Rated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The Importance of Grounding Systems
  • Risk Assessment Procedures
  • Emergency Response

Safety Related Work Practices

  • In-Depth Discussion of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 and NFPA 70E®
  • Work-Related Definitions
  • Safe Operation of Electrical Meters – Ratings and Categories
  • Establishing Safe Work Conditions
  • Electrical Lockout / Tagout
  • Working On or Near Energized Parts
  • Determining Proper Approach Distances
  • Completing Energized Electrical Work Permits
  • Understanding an Arc Flash Analysis
  • Interpreting Arc Flash Hazard Warning Labels
  • Reading Arc Flash One Line Diagrams
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Day Two - Discussion Topics

Safety Related Maintenance Requirements

  • Understanding General Requirements
  • Common Electrical Equipment
  • Premises Wiring
  • Controller Equipment
  • Fuses & Circuit Breakers
  • Rotating Equipment
  • Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  • Batteries & Battery Rooms
  • Portable Electrical Tools & Equipment (PPR)

Requirements for Special Equipment

  • Electrolytic Cells
  • Batteries & Battery Rooms
  • Lasers
  • Power Electronic Equipment

Electrical Safety Program

  • Planning an Electrical Safety Program
  • Training Requirements
  • Complying with NFPA 70E®
  • Interpreting Arc Flash Analysis Reports
  • Determining your PPE Requirements
  • Documentation of Records

 

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Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a certification of completion with 8 classroom hours (.8 TPC Training CEUs) per day attended. Visit our continuing education units page to determine if this class is accepted by  your state licensing agency.

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Optional Certification Exam

A certification exam is available for this course; students may order it at any time after the training is over. Please visit the Testing and Certification page for more information.