Differences Between NFPA 70E Training and Arc Flash Training

NFPA 70E Training and Arc Flash Training are both frequently discussed safety courses. NFPA 70E Training is the more broad-level electrical safety training that introduces workers to electrical hazards and arc flash safety. ESS offers both trainings nationwide, and we are pleased to offer the more comprehensive Arc Flash Training in Kansas City or anywhere you are located across the United States.

What NFPA 70E Training Covers

NFPA 70E Training educates employees and companies, regardless of industry, on how to avoid workplace injuries or fatalities associated with shock, electrocution, arc flash, arc blast and assists in complying with OSHA requirements.

This training in Kansas City is ideal for electricians and other works who may be exposed to electrical hazards. The course reviews common electrical hazards, risk assessment strategies and NFPA and OSHA resources on safe work practices for construction, electrical or industrial work. It encompasses arc flash, shock hazard, creating electrically safe work conditions (LOTO), training requirements, requirements for electrical safe work practices, how to select PPE for shock and arc flash, and more. ESS offers this class in 4-hour and 8-hour formats nationwide.

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What Arc Flash Training Covers

The course begins with positive electrical safety culture, including why a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing, the evolution of the electrical worker, and the ever-present danger of electricity. 

The classes also thoroughly cover shock hazards like shock boundaries, shock protection, and the requirement for shock hazard analysis; when insulated tools and equipment are required; the dynamics of arc flash and arc blast; meter safety; and much more.

The four-hour training option is well suited for an introduction to the NFPA 70E. Participants may include qualified and unqualified persons. 

The eight-hour Arc Flash Training option is a more in-depth understanding of the necessary requirements of the NFPA 70E.

Nationwide NFPA 70E And Arc Flash Training From ESS

Both of the courses provided by ESS keep your employees up to date with the ever-changing electrical safety standards. These courses are taught nationwide and cover the complex standards and regulations per the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and NFPA 70E. 

ESS provides both the NFPA 70E and Arc Flash Safety Training classes throughout Kansas City and the United States. If you are interested in training for multiple locations or concerned about the consistency of training throughout your corporation, Electrical Safety Specialists can develop and implement customized safety training throughout your company.

To schedule your training, call (816) 925-0443 or click here to request a quote.

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