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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 2-day course covers OSHA And 2018 NFPA 70E: 

  • 2021 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: 2 Days - 16 Hours

Course Fees: $1,430 (Members $1,100)


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