Per OSHA, NFPA 70E, IEEE 1584, NFPA70, and ANSI

Keep up to date with this great NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training introductory course to arc flash and electrical hazards. This course will cover the complex standards and regulations per OSHA & NFPA 70E and the latest in OSHA’s enforcement direction of arc flash training. NFPA 70E Arc Flash training is offered in 4 and 8 hour classes.

2018 NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training

  • Introduction To The NFPA 70E
  • Standards and intent
  • Changes for 2018

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

NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training requirements

  • Release of victims
  • Qualified persons

Electrical Safety program (ESP)

Job Briefing

Shock 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)

Meter safety

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

Electrically 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
  • Lock-out/Tag-out 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

Personal 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