NFPA 70E Arc Flash 8 Hour Training

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

2015 NFPA 70E Standards for Electrical Safety in the WorkplaceIncludes Individualized Hands on Exercises

This class would be an essential 1st step for employers to deem persons qualified. Class will contain the following content with hands on demonstrations, as well as class participation in field verification of PPE and practicing how to perform Hazard Risk Assessments.

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

2014 National Electric Code (NEC)2015 NFPA 70E

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

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

  • Emergency procedures
  • 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

Arc Flash/Blast Hazards

  • 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

Questions and answers

Written Examination