Electrical Safety & Arc Flash Training

2 Day Electrical Safety Course for Qualified Persons - Based on NFPA 70E & OSHA

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On Site - March 2, 2017

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This Electrical Safety and Arc Flash training workshop is based on NFPA 70E®, OSHA and industry best practices and is designed to save lives, prevent disabling injuries, and prevent damage to plants, building and equipment. Students attending this course will
gain an immense respect for the power of electricity. They will learn about personal safety for working on or around electrical systems and equipment, how to use proper materials and procedures for doing electrical work and the potential consequences for themselves or others if they don’t.



Days 1 & 2


  • Code and Standards: OSHA, NFPA 70E, NEC, ANSI, IEEE and others
  • Notable Changes to NFPA 70E 2015
  • Qualified Person Requirements
  • Contractor Safety Requirements
  • Unqualified Person Requirements


  • Electrical Incident Overview
  • Shock Hazards
  • Arc Flash & Arc Blast Hazards
  • Electrical Fires
  • Electrical Burns
  • Static Electricity
  • First Responder/Emergency Response for Electrical Incidents
  • Identifying Electrical Hazards:
    • Design & Installation Problems
    • Work Procedure Problems


  • Elements of an Electrical Safety Program
  • Job Planning
  • Work on or near Energized Parts
  • Boundaries and Safe Approach Distances:
    • Shock Hazards
    • Arc Flash Hazards
    • Overhead Lines
    • Motor Vehicles
  • Six Steps to Establishing a Safe Work Condition
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Temporary Grounding Overview
  • Operating Circuit Breakers
  • Energized Work Permit
  • Housekeeping

Equipment & Tools

  • Test Equipment Safety & Care
  • Power Tool Equipment Safety & Care
  • Hand Tool Equipment Safety & Care
  • Extension Cords & Temporary Wiring
  • Portable Ladders


  • Arc Flash& Arc Blast Overview
  • Incident Energy & PPE
  • Interpreting Arc Flash Data
  • Arc Flash Boundaries
  • Hazard/Risk Categories
  • Identifying Proper PPE for Arc Flash and Shock Hazards
  • Reading and Using Arc Flash Labels & NFPA 70E Table 130.7(C) (15) (A)


  • Understanding PPE for Electrical Safety:
    • Clothing & Apparel
    • Tools
    • Barricades, Signs & Attendants
    • Other Protective Devices
  • Proper Care of PPE
  • Testing Requirement of Electrical Safety PPE


  • Role of Electrical Preventive Maintenance for Electrical Safety
  • General Maintenance Requirements
  • Electrical Studies – Short Circuit, Protective Device Coordination and others
  • Electrical Testing
    • GFCI
    • Infrared (IR)
    • Circuit Breakers
    • Relays
    • Transformer Oil