Electrical Safe Work Practices – NFPA 70E

Electrical Safe Work Practices – NFPA 70E

Training duration: 1 day


This fast-paced class is designed for all personnel who work on, around, or near any type of electrically energized equipment. Topics discussed include electrical hazards, the safe installation of electrical equipment, proper electrical work practices and procedures. The new NFPA 70E 2021 requirements, rules, and regulations as required by the OSHA Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices Standard 1910.331-1910.335, will be reviewed. This training will cover life-saving information and important updates. The materials covered will serve as refresher training and provide a foundation for people who have had limited exposure to electrical safe work practices.

Key take aways from this training:

  1. Increased safety awareness
  2. Understanding of the minimum requirements of the OSHA standards and their application in the workplace
  3. The ability to spot hazards, avoid accidents, and prevent costly fines
  4. Injury prevention and life-saving knowledge

* Please note this program contains graphic material.

Hazard analysis

  • NFPA 70E hazards
  • Approach boundaries for shock protection
  • Limited
  • Restricted
  • Arc flash boundary
  • Clearance distances
  • Labeling

Reducing electrical hazards

  • Fuses
  • Circuit breakers
  • Guarding
  • Grounding
  • GFCI

Standards for electrical safety

  • OSHA
  • Code of federal regulations 1910.331 335
  • NFPA 70E
  • Workplace safety programs

Personal protective equipment

  • Arc rated clothing
  • PPE Categories
  • Voltage-rated gloves and tools
  • Selecting PPE, incident energy vs. 70E tables

Electrical fundamentals

  • Understanding electricity
  • Conductors/Insulators
  • Shock safe and unsafe current values

Energy control program

Work involving electrical hazards

  • Justification
  • Permits
  • Exemptions

Meter safety

  • Selection and use
  • Types
  • Category rating

NIOSH case studies

Fatality assessment

Attitudes, emotions, and conditions

Qualified vs. Unqualified

Training knowledge of tools and methods

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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