The foremost goal of this two-day Arc Flash Electrical Safety 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. And starting in Fall of 2017, this seminar will include the changes in the 2018 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 $1100.
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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
- 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
- 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 Trainco 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 ATMT® Certification Exam
An ATMT® certification exam is available for this course; students may order it at any time after the training is over. Please visit the ATMT® Testing and Certification page for more information.