Electrical power is a dangerous force that requires proper understanding in the workplace. This course enables the student to prevent or minimize exposure to all widely recognized electrical hazards and to better understand the importance of the relationship between OSHA and NFPA 70E.
ABIH Approval #: 08-370
Category: Electrical Safety
Duration: 4 Hour
Purposes of NFPA 70E Training
NFPA 70E addresses those electrical safety requirements for employees workplaces that are necessary for practical safeguarding of employees in their pursuit of gainful employment. This standard covers the following:
- Electrical conductors and equipment installed within or on buildings or other structures, parking lots and industrial substations.
- Conductors that connect the installations to a supply of electricity.
- Other outside conductors on the premises.
NFPA 70e Course Training Objectives
- Understanding standards for electrical safety
- Understand the relationship between OSHA and NFPA 70E
- Understand ARC ratings
- Creating safe working conditions
- Understanding electrical shock hazards
- Understand transformers and circuit breakers
- Executing a lockout/tagout
- Understanding hazards of live parts
- General standards on personal protective equipment
Training Topics Covered in NFPA 7E
- Introduction to NFPA 70E
- Safety Related Work Practices
- General Requirements for Electrical Safety Related Work Practices
- Electrical Safety Program
- Transformer Current Ratings
- Energized Electrical Work Permits
- Working On or Near Live Parts
- Alternative Methods of Determining Arc Flash FR Clothing and PPE
- General NFPA 70E standards pertaining to Personal and other Protective Equipment