NFPA 70E Qualified Person Electrical Safety Training 2021

NFPA 70E Qualified Person Electrical Safety Training

2021 NFPA 70E | Arc Flash Safety

Training duration: 2 days

This 2-day course covers all the requirements a Qualified Person needs to know including OSHA and NFPA 70 E 2021 electrical safe work practices. The detailed course material 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 discussed. The primary goal of this course is to keep electrical workers safe, updated, and equip them with lifesaving knowledge.

* Please note this program contains graphic material.

Training outline

Hazard risk assessment

  • Arc flash hazard assessment
  • Incident energy analysis
  • Arc flash boundaries
  • Approach boundaries for shock protection
  • Clearance distances
  • Equipment labeling 

Standards for electrical safety

  • OSHA
  • Code of federal regulations 1910.331 335
  • NFPA 70E standard for electrical safety in the workplace, 2021 edition
  • Workplace safety programs

Reducing electrical hazards

  • Fuses
  • Circuit breakers
  • Guarding
  • Grounding
  • GFCI

Electrical fundamentals

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

Personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Arc-rated clothing
  • Hazard risk categories
  • Voltage-rated gloves and tools

Work involving electrical hazards

  • Justification
  • Permits
  • Exemptions

Meter safety

  • Selection and use
  • Category rating

NIOSH case studies

  • Fatality assessment
  • Attitudes, emotions, and conditions

Energy control program

  • Lockout/Tagout

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

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