Seminar Overview

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Taught entirely in Spanish, the foremost goal of this two-day virtual instructor-led 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.

Download the Arc Flash NFPA 70E® Electrical Safety brochure

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

NPFA 70E Seguridad eléctrica de corto circuito

Resumen del seminario

El objetivo de este curso virtual de seguridad eléctrica de corto circuito, de dos días dirigido por un instructor NFPA 70E® es mantener a los trabajadores seguros mientras trabajan en o alrededor de equipos energizados eléctricamente. La clase está estructurada para ayudar a las empresas a cumplir con los requisitos establecidos en OSHA 29 CFR Parte 1910, Subparte S Eléctrica y NFPA 70E® "Estándar para la seguridad eléctrica en el lugar de trabajo", que requiere este tipo de capacitación dirigida por un instructor para cualquier persona que trabaje con equipos con energía eléctrica.  A partir de septiembre de 2020, este seminario incluye los cambios en la versión 2021 de 70E®.

En general, este programa está diseñado para reducir la responsabilidad de la empresa al tiempo que establece una cultura de prácticas de trabajo seguras entre los empleados; es un componente clave de cualquier programa de entrenamiento eléctrico. 

What is Virtual Instructor-led Training (VILT)?

Virtual training is a cost- and time-efficient way to deliver NFPA 70e training to your employees. TPC Training offers virtual instructor-led training where workers acquire the skills needed to protect against arc flash incidents, all under the guidance of instructors with years of education and industry training. Live face-to-face student/instructor interactions, group discussions, and the latest in virtual teaching tools ensure your workers end their arc flash training with the information and skill set needed to comply with NFPA 70e standards, without the costs and health risks associated with attending physical classrooms. 

Arc flash training online allows workers to access coursework from home or the workplace. All workers need is a computer, webcam, microphone, and internet connection to receive industry-leading training.

See the full, upcoming virtual class schedule

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

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.