NFPA 70E Arc Flash 4 Hour Training

Per OSHA, NFPA70E, IEEE 1584, NFPA70, and ANSI

2015 NFPA 70E Standards for Electrical Safety in the WorkplaceGreat introductory course to arc flash, electrical hazards and many of the complex standards and regulations per OSHA & NFPA70E.

Keep up to date with changes in OSHA, NFPA70E and the latest in OSHA’s enforcement direction of arc flash training.

2015 NFPA 70E

  • Introduction To The NFPA70E
  • Standards and intent
  • Changes for 2015

2014 National Electric Code (NEC)

NEC Article 110.16

Positive Electrical Safety Culture

  • In The beginning
  • A little knowledge is a dangerous thing
  • Evolution of the electrical worker (Past vs. present)
  • The ever present danger of electricity

General Requirements for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices

Host and contract employer responsibilities

CPR Training for Electrical Safety per NFPA 70ETraining requirements

  • CPR/AED
  • Release of victims
  • Qualified persons

Electrical Safety program (ESP)

Job Briefing

Field Testing for Electrical Safety TrainingShock Hazards

  • Shock boundaries
  • Shock Protection
  • Requirement for Shock Hazard Analysis

Insulated Tools and Equipment

  • When necessary
  • Adequacy of V-Rated Tools
  • V-Rated glove
  • Testing Requirements
  • Field Testing: (hands on demonstration)

Avoid Arc Flash InjuriesMeter safety

  • Dynamics of Arc Flash/Blast
  • Hazard risk categories
  • Incident energy
  • Arc Flash Protection Boundary
  • Effects on people

Electrically Safe Work ConditionElectrically Safe Work Condition

  • Article 120 Establishing electrically safe work condition.
  • Principals of Lock-Out-Tag-Out
  • Responsibility
  • Procedures
  • Auditing procedures
  • Hazardous electrical energy control procedures
  • Simple
  • Complex
  • Equipment
  • Lockout/Tagout device

Examples of ESWC and working within Limited Approach Boundary

  • Justification for work.
  • Standards for when you can or can’t work energized
  • Energized electrical work permit

ATPV (Arc Thermal Performance Value) and HRC Category PPE examplesPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Who is responsible?
  • Care and Maintenance
  • Outer and Under Layer
  • ATPV (Arc Thermal Performance Value) and HRC Category PPE examples

Hazardous electrical energy control procedures

  • Simple
  • Complex
  • Equipment

Understanding Arc Flash and Shock Hazard Labeling Requirements

Written Examination