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Electrical Safety and NFPA 70E - Forest Electric | September 12-13, 2017

  • 09/ 12 - 13 /2017

This course provides an overview of the use and arrangement of the NFPA 70E-2015 Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. Participants will discuss the significant revisions within the 2015 edition, as well as electrical hazards, guidelines to energized vs. de-energized work and decision making. Topics will also include understanding and applying effective lockout/tag-out procedures, selection and application of appropriate PPE and the supervisor’s responsibility for jobsite safety.

Following this class, participants will be able to:

• Identify concepts and requirements contained in NFPA 70E-2015
• Describe the generally recognized hazard of electrical work
• Discuss the needed personal protective equipment within arc flash and arc blast boundaries
• Discuss potential electrical hazards in the workplace
• Explain the supervisor’s responsibility to jobsite safety