About The Electrical Safety for Qualified Workers (NFPA 70E) Training Course
Electrical workers must be able to work safely around energized or potentially energized equipment. That's not just an OSHA requirement; it's common sense. This course teaches electrical workers, from apprentice level and up, the principles of electrical safety that they'll need to plan a job and work it while effectively managing the risks from electric shock and arc flash. In this training course, electrical safety concepts are explained in a way which will allow workers to understand not only what is required, but how to recognize when additional measures may be necessary.
Who Should Attend This Training?
Electricians, electrical technicians, HVAC technicians, supervisors and engineers who work on or are responsible for those who work on energized or potentially energized equipment and circuits. Safety professionals who need an understanding of electrical safety should also attend.
What Will You Learn In The Course?
You'll be able to:
- Recognize and understand electrical hazards (shock, arc flash and arc blast)
- Apply OSHAs electrical safe work practices, as well as selected articles of NFPA 70E
- Select, use and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) used by electrical workers
- Inspect insulated hand tools and insulating protective equipment
- Perform an absence of voltage test
- Read and understand arc flash labels
Course Duration: 2 Days
Course Code: ESQW
Class times are from 8 AM to 4 PM. All students must wear closed-toed shoes and long pants in the shop and lab areas. Safety glasses will be provided.