Installing and maintaining temporary construction power that is integrated with electrical safety is an essential component of an electrical contractor’s work. This course will provide valuable information on efficient and safe designs and installations of temporary construction power and review the requirements in the OSHA Regulations and the National Electrical Code.
This extended version will provide a more detailed review of how to use the additional materials provided in the Temporary Power Guide including: how to use the UL white book, how to implement an assured equipment grounding conductor program, how to build and implement an effective and prescriptive lockout tagout program, how to apply the NFPA 70E labeling requirements for temporary power, how to read and understand the requirements of OSHA 1926 Subpart K and the letters of interpretation and a review of NEC requirements in Chapter 1 through 4 and Article 590 as they apply to temporary power installations.
Following this course participants will be able to:
• Identify wiring methods and equipment required for use in temporary power systems
• Explain how the NEC and OSHA standards apply to temporary power systems
• Discuss NEC wiring methods suitable for use in temporary wiring systems
• Give examples of proper wiring and protection installed for temporary wiring systems in addition to safety related work practices including lockout/tag-out and use of assured equipment grounding conductor programs.
• Utilize the additional materials provided in the Temporary Power Guide