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Learn how the NFPA 70E standards apply to a facility, why safe electrical work practices are important, and what can be done to ensure your organization meets government standards for electrical safety. This 3-day course covers OSHA and 2022 NFPA 70E and it includes a hands-on portion of the training. 

  • 2022 NFPA 70E Updates
    • Article 110 General Requirements for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices
      • 110.4 (A) "operating at voltages equal to or greater than 50 volts" is replaced with "where an electrical hazard exists".
      • 110.12 Equipment Use: "Equipment shall be used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions." This is a new section that aligns with the NEC and OSHA.
    • Article 120 Establishing an Electrically Safety Work Condition
      • 120.3 (C) Lockout Device: Was revised to align with OSHA 1910.333(b)(2)(iii)(E)
    • Article 130 Work Involving Electrical Hazards
      • 130.4 Outerwear arc flash requirement revised wording for safety vest, rainwear, etc.
    • Article 360 NEW ARTICLE - Safety-Related Requirment for Capacitors
    • Battery Risk Assessment: New annex - How to select PPE using a battery risk assessment.
  • Understanding Electrical Hazards
    • Shock, arc, and blast
    • Fault current
    • Grounding and bonding
    • Overcurrent protection
  • Safe Work Practices
    • Determine risk level using the hierarchy of controls
    • Identify exposed live parts and nominal voltage
    • Restrictions for working on electrical panels and exposed, energized electrical
    • Recognize and manage approach boundaries, including the use of barricades
    • Determining flash boundaries
    • Correctly selecting and maintaining PPE clothing, gloves and tools for the risk level
    • Lockout/tagout
    • De-energizing equipment and releasing victims
    • Effective grounding
    • Safe work practices, including cords and GFCI’s
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.331-335
    • Qualified person training requirements

It focuses on protecting people and identifies requirements that are considered necessary to provide a workplace that is free of electrical hazards. This training meets the electrical safety training requirements for OSHA rule 1910:331-335.

Who will benefit from this training:

  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • Environmental health & safety personnel
  • Supervisors
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Energy management personnel
  • Fire Alarm Technicians
  • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
  • Building engineers
  • Building managers & superintendents
  • Plant & facility managers
  • Stationary engineers
  • Safety directors

Course Length: 3 Days - 24 Hours with hands on training

Course Fee:  TBD

You are eligible to receive continuing education credits for this training. Following completion of this course, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include these details in your message: full name, date(s) of the course, name of course, and type of credit you wish to apply for. Once you submit your information to NESC, we will follow up with an electronic certificate, reflecting proof of completion of the course, that you can use to submit to the organization applicable for the credit you are in need of.


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