Qualified Electrical Worker Training Requirements

 
 
You must undergo qualified electrical worker training to work on or near energized equipment greater than 50 volts. Electrical work is essential to modern society, powering our homes, workplaces, and industries. However, working with electricity can be hazardous if not done correctly, so it’s crucial to have qualified electrical workers trained to handle electrical systems safely.¬†
 
Electrical Safety Specialists (ESS) offers nationwide qualified electrical worker training. Students will receive training to be tested, documented, and certified in all the requirements necessary to be considered qualified by their employers. ESS will send a trainer to perform on-location training for qualified electrical worker training personnel on various entities such as OSHA, national codes, American Red Cross, and hands-on proficiency skills. 
 
Qualified electrical worker training means employing qualified personnel will decrease your company’s legal responsibility, lost time, injuries, death, and costly OSHA citations. Some of these trainings include:
 
  • Introduction to NFPA 70E
  • Standards and intent
  • Positive Electrical Safety Culture¬†
  • General Requirements for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices
  • Maintenance and training requirements
  • Meter safety
  • Arc¬†Flash/Blast Hazards¬†
  • Electrically Safe Work Condition
  • Examples of ESWC and working within Limited Approach Boundary
  • PPE¬†Requirements
  • Emergency procedures and Release of victim‚Äôs hands-on exercise
  • Showing Proficiency during Mock OSHA Inspection
  • Skills demonstration; hands-on exam
For the past 25 years, ESS’s leadership team has worked together to develop relationships with individuals at the top of the electrical safety industry. We recognize that each skill set requires a lifetime commitment and build a team of professionals to provide the highest quality of service. Our team comprises individuals with diverse backgrounds, from arc flash technicians and electrical safety experts to professional engineers and master electricians.

For more information about Qualified Electrical Worker training, call ESS at (816) 925-0443 or click here to request a quote.

 

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