Electrical Safe Work Practices 2024 NFPA 70E Online Training


Electrical Safe Work Practices – NFPA 70E 2024

Electrical Safe Work Practices – NFPA 70E 2024

Training duration: 1 day

This fast-paced class is designed for all personnel working on, around, or near any electrically energized equipment. Topics discussed include electrical hazards, the safe installation of electrical equipment, and proper electrical work practices and procedures.

The new NFPA 70E 2024 requirements, rules, and regulations will be reviewed as required by the OSHA Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices Standard 1910.331-1910.335. This training will cover life-saving information and important updates. The materials covered will serve as refresher training and provide a foundation for people with limited exposure to electrical safe work practices.

Key takeaways from this training:

  1. Differences between the 2021 and 2024 NFPA 70E standard editions
  2. Increased safety awareness
  3. Understanding of the minimum requirements of the OSHA standards and their application in the workplace
  4. The ability to spot hazards, avoid accidents, and prevent costly fines
  5. Injury prevention and life-saving knowledge
  6. The critical relationship between the NFPA 70E and NFPA 70B standards

* Please note this program contains graphic material.

Standards for electrical safety

  • OSHA CFR 1910.331-335
  • NFPA 70B & 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

Work involving electrical hazards

  • Justification
  • Permits
  • Exemptions

Risk assessment

  • Assessment procedure
  • Human error
  • Likelihood of occurrence
  • Hierarchy of risk control methods
  • NFPA 70E hazards
  • Approach boundaries for electric shock protection
  • Limited
  • Restricted
  • Arc flash boundary
  • Clearance distances
  • Labeling

Insulating and other protective methods

  • Rubber insulating gloves
  • Insulated tools
  • Barricades/Attendants
  • Conductive articles

Outside service personnel 

  • Host employer
  • Contractor employer

Reducing electrical hazards

  • Circuit breakers
  • Fuses
  • Grounding
  • Cords
  • GFCI

Meter safety

  • Selection and use
  • Types
  • Category rating

Energy control program

  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Training
  • Auditing
  • Stored energy

Battery safety

  • Article 320 & Annex F
  • Damaged lithium batteries
  • Capacitors 

NIOSH case studies

Fatality assessment

Attitudes, emotions, and conditions

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

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