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Arc Flash Electrical Safety [based on NFPA 70E®]: Qualified Person: Refresher & Changes

$500

Lecture

Days

CEU

THIS TRAINING PROGRAM IS ELIGIBLE FOR AN EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT OF $100 IF REGISTERED 60 DAYS OUT (OR MORE) AND WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY APPLIED AT CHECKOUT!

At the end of this training program attendees will be able to:

  1. Risk assessment procedure; the hierarchy of risk controls and human errors.
  2. Establishing an electrically-safe work condition that includes Lockout/Tag out principles and procedures.
  3. Estimate of the likelihood of occurrence of an arc flash incident for AC and DC systems.
  4. Selection of arc-rated clothing and other personal protective equipment (PPE) using the incident energy analysis method.

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  • Why You should take this training program

    NEW – This course is now available via our interactive Live Online Training format. Live Online Training course length and content may vary from our in-classroom content. Click Here to ask us about the differences.

    This course is intended for electrical workers, supervisors, managers responsible for electrical workers and HES personnel who are responsible for electrical safety programs and, the health and safety of workers. This course meets the requirements specified for 3-year refresher training in the NFPA70E® standard: “Retraining in safety-related work practices and applicable changes in this standard shall be performed at intervals not to exceed 3 years.”

    There are other specific requirements for training to occur more often.

    Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Contact Hours
    Upon completion of this training program, the attendee will receive a certificate of completion with 8 contact hours (.8 CEUs) per day attended. Please contact your state or local licensing agency to determine if this training program is accepted.

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  • Who Should Take This Training Program

    People who will benefit from attending this course include:

    • Electrical workers
    • Maintenance Techs
    • Electrical Supervisors and Managers
    • HES/Safety Personnel
    • Electrical Contractors
    • Other qualified electrical workers

  • What You'll Learn

    This course covers the following:

    • Risk assessment procedure; the hierarchy of risk controls and human errors
    • Establishing an electrically-safe work condition that includes Lockout/Tag out principles and procedures
    • Estimate of the likelihood of occurrence of an arc flash incident for AC and DC systems
    • Selection of arc-rated clothing and other personal protective equipment (PPE) using the incident energy analysis method

  • Training Program Description

    1. Electrical Safety and Your Electrical Safety Program

    • Review of the latest data.
    • Updating your electrical safety program to
    the most current requirements.
    • Definitions – new and revised.
    • Maintenance issue requirements.
    • New Job Safety Plan and job briefings requirements.
    • Job planning and job briefings.
    • Incident investigations mandated for company electrical safety programs.
    • Requirements to use a Hierarchy of Controls for risk assessment.
    • Training requirements changes.
    • Test Instruments, extension cords and
    GFCI requirements
    Online Simulation: compare the NFPA requirements to their own company’s electrical safe work program.

    2. The Potential Hazards Faced by Electrical Workers

    • Review of shock, arc flash and arc blast hazards.
    • Current methods of shock and arc flash mitigation.
    Online Simulation: Understanding the hazards of electricity..

    3. Electrical Safe Work Practices and Procedures

    • Implementing a Risk Assessment approach as opposed to unquestioned compliance.
    • NFPA 70E change reflecting the use of new technologies for equipment inspections for operation. (from Chapter 2).
    • Changes to DC voltage requirement.
    • New Job Safety Planning requirements: Estimating likelihood and severity of hazards.
    • Interpreting Equipment Labels
    • Changes in Table usage for both the “incident energy analysis method” and the “PPE category method”
    Online Simulation: Fill out a job safety assessment.

    4. Electrical Personal Protective Equipment

    • New table for selection when using the incident energy method.
    • Changes to the “table Method” for PPE selection.
    • New explanation of the six-month requirement on glove testing.
    • Review of inspection and usage requirements for electrical PPE.
    Online Simulation: Complete an inspection of Electrical Personal Protective Equipment.

    5. Normal Operation of Electrical Equipment

    • Understanding the new inspection requirement.
    • Practical examples of using the six requirements to determine if electrical equipment can be operated normally of if additional protection is required.
    Online Simulation: Understand “Normal Operation” of electrical equipment.

    6. Establishing the Electrically Safe Work Condition

    • Realignment of Article 120.
    • Additional requirements for establishing an electrically safe work condition.
    Online Simulation: Review establishing an electrically safe work condition.

    7. Electrical Emergency Response

    • Requirements for Electrical Emergency Response Training.
    • Review of the NTT emergency response plan.
    Online Simulation: Understanding the steps of conducting an Emergency Response Drill.

    8. Summary, questions and quiz

    Online Exam and Course Evaluation.

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    Training Program Pricing

    8-hour Lecture: $500 / Participant

    This training program may be included with other training or as a standalone. As such, training time depends on training program length as determined by your outcome goals. Please call (855) 712-7353 or CONTACT NTT TRAINING to discuss your unique needs.

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