Electrical Safe Work Practices 2024 NFPA 70E Online Training


Electrical Equipment Maintenance – NFPA 70B Standard

Electrical Equipment Maintenance – NFPA 70B Standard*

Training duration: 1 day

Our one-day NFPA 70B course is for safety, maintenance, and operations leaders who are responsible for the safety of employees and the reliability of electrical equipment. The course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the requirements of an electrical maintenance program and preventive maintenance strategy to comply with the NFPA 70B standard. You will also learn about the vital intersection between the NFPA 70B standard for electrical equipment maintenance and the NFPA 70E standard for safe work practices.

Key takeaways from this training:

  1. The relationship between NFPA 70B and NFPA 70E
  2. The scope, purpose, and implementation of NFPA 70B 
  3. The key components of a compliant electrical maintenance program
  4. The role and responsibilities of an electrical maintenance program (EMP) coordinator
  5. Determine condition of maintenance and physical condition of electrical equipment

* Please note this program contains graphic material

Training outline

Standards for electrical maintenance

Electrical maintenance program

  • Inspection of equipment
  • Equipment-specific maintenance tasks
  • The current condition of maintenance
  • Incident investigation
  • Audit requirements
  • Cleaning of electrical equipment
  • Identifying an EMP coordinator

Scope and purpose of NFPA 70B

  • What NFPA 70B covers and the purpose of this standard

Electrical maintenance program coordinator

  • Role and responsibilities

Electrical maintenance training

  • Training requirements

Rework and retrofitting equipment

  • Rework requirements
  • Safety certification

Electrical equipment lighting

  • Inspection
  • Cleaning

Single line drawings

  • Primary reference for system studies

Short-circuit studies

  • A requirement under the standard “shall be created”
  • Coordination and arc flash studies

Reducing electrical hazards

  • New technologies

Let’s work together to create a safer, more reliable world.

To learn more about this course, or any of our training programs, please fill out the form on this page or call us 866.772.6770.

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