NFPA 70E 2012 Electrical Safety

The NFPA 70E is an OSHA recommended industry standard for electrical safety in the workplace. This standard provides practical methods for protecting personnel from the hazards of electricity at your facility. The ability to interpret this standard and correctly apply it is essential to potentially lowering electrical accidents, improving power system reliability, and realizing OSHA compliance.

This two-day course is intended for any personnel who work on or around voltages of 50 volts or more, or that are responsible for safety in the workplace. Personnel in any industry where the hazards of electricity are a reality will benefit from this knowledge.  This course meets the mandated training requirements of OSHA 1910.332. Students will receive the 2012 edition of the NFPA 70E and supporting OSHA regulations.

Course duration: 2 days
1.6 CEU

Learning Objectives:

  • Interpret and use the NFPA 70E standard
  • Identify the factors that contribute to the electrical accidents
  • Explain the hazards of electricity and effects
  • Establish an electrically safe work condition (lockout/tagout)
  • Identify shock and arc flash protection boundaries
  • Use personal protective equipment (PPE) for low- and high-voltage tasks
  • Select safe work practices for low- and high-voltage tasks
  • Explain contractor and employer (host) compliance responsibilities

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