Arc Flash and Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E)

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$45 $40

Duration: 50 Minutes      Language: English

Recommended For:

  • Electricians, maintenance technicians and “unqualified persons,” such as janitorial staff, outside contractors and others who work near a hazard. Updated for 2021 edition.

Topics Covered:

  • Understand the difference between arc flash and electric shock.

  • Recall hazards, injuries, and indirect consequences related to arc flash and electric shock.

  • Recognize the way approach protection boundaries are determined.

  • Match approach boundary criteria with worker qualifications.

  • Identify necessary training and skills for qualified workers.

  • Recall primary elements of an electrical safety program.

  • Recognize the purpose of lock and tag procedures.

  • Identify different types of lock and tag devices.

  • Identify basic procedural steps for lock and tag.

  • Identify the requirements for the use of test instruments and equipment.

  • Recall the requirements, benefits, and components of a job briefing.

  • Identify the requirements, benefits, and components of an energized work permit.

  • Recall PPE responsibilities and requirements related to work around energized electrical equipment and parts.

Course Benefits:

  • Certificate of Completion. *Valid for 3 years.

  • Examination record available for employer.


  • NFPA 70B – Recommended Practices for Electrical Equipment Maintenance

  • NFPA 70E – Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

  • OSHA 1910.335 – Safeguards for Personnel Protection

  • OSHA 1910 Subpart S Electrical

  • OSHA 1910 Subpart I Personal Protective Equipment

  • OSHA 1926.28 Personal Protective Equipment

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