The purpose of this course is to save lives, prevent disabling injuries, and prevent damage to plants, buildings, and equipment. This course is based on NFPA 70E and students 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.
The real world, practical knowledge presented in this course is immediately applied by our attendees in their workplaces. This course also helps companies meet their OSHA training obligations as outlined in CFR 1910.331-335. Now, that's "Real World" Training!
What will you learn?
Attendees will learn:
1. How to identify electrical hazards
2. The difference between "qualified" and "unqualified" electrical workers
3. Safe approach distances to exposed electrical conductors
4. Improvements in PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for electrical safety
5. "Hot Work" rules
6. Proper work practices in wet or damp locations containing electricity
7. Lockout/Tagout procedures for electrical equipment and systems
8. Safety requirements for electrical installations
9. Damage caused to equipment from poor electrical safety practices
10. Damage caused to people from poor electrical safety practices
11. Just how much voltage is too much voltage for the human body to handle
12. How OSHA Rules apply to your job & workplace
13. What it takes to establish compliance
14. OSHA penalties for noncompliance
15. Changes for 2012
What You Will Take Home
• American Trainco Seminar Manual - detailing all the presentation material covered in the class.
• Personalized Arc Flash Electrical Safety Training Certificate with 0.8 American Trainco Continuing Education Units for each day attended (1.6 for both days), approved by the MTAA.
• All the information you need from asking our instructors specific questions about your own equipment or facility.
Optional ATMT Certification® Testing
An optional ATMT® Certification exam is available for this training topic. It may be taken online or as a written test any time after the class is over.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
All students attending our seminars receive a personalized Certificate of Completion and 0.8 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) per day of training. Over 40,000 employers and government agencies who have sent their employees to our classes accept American Trainco CEUs for continuing education requirements. We are able to provide transcripts of all classes attended and tests taken by individual students. Please contact us if our CEUs are not yet accepted by your authority. We will initiate an application to get the approval process started.
No Risk Registration & Money-Back Guarantee
U.S. and Canada
If you're not yet sure you'll be able to attend a seminar, you can still make a reservation to hold your space in class. While payment is due prior to the start of the seminar, you may choose a full refund or credit for cancellations made at least 24 hours in advance. Student substitutions can also be freely made at any time prior to the start of the seminar. Refunds will not be issued for registered attendees who fail to show up and have not given a notice of cancellation.
In the rare event that should you not receive the expected value after attending our seminar, simply notify us in writing of your reasons and your money will be promptly refunded.
International and Overseas
If you're not yet sure you'll be able to attend a seminar, you can still make a reservation to hold your space in class. However, payment for international and overseas students must be made prior to the start of the seminar (in Dollars U.S.), and all seminar fees are non-refundable. Student substitutions can be freely made at any time prior to the start of the seminar. American Trainco’s Money-Back Guarantee does not apply for international and overseas registrations.
I. Electrical Safety & the Qualified Electrical Worker
- A. Background, Responsibilities & Requirements
- B. Safety Standard Types: NFPA 70E & Others
- C. OSHA Electrical Safety Regulations Overview
II. Electrical Hazards
- A. Power of Electricity - Shock, Arc-Flash & Arc-blast
- B. How to identify electrical hazards
- C. Electrical Fires
- D. Electrical Burns
- E. Static Electricity
- F. Accident Prevention
- G. Emergency Response
III. Safety Related Work Practices
- A. Definitions
- B. General Requirements
- C. Establishing Safe Work Condition
- D. Electrical Lockout / Tagout
- E. Working on or near Energized Parts
- F. Safe Approach Distances
- G. Energized Work Permit
- H. Conducting an Arc Flash Analysis
- I. Reading Arc Flash One Line Diagrams
- J. Determining PPE Requirements from the Arc Flash Analysis
IV. Safety Related Maintenance Requirements
- A. General Maintenance Requirements
- B. Substations, Switchgear, Switchboards, Panelboards, Motor Control Centers, Disconnect Switches
- C. Premises Wiring
- D. Controller Equipment
- E. Fuses & Circuit Breakers
- F. Rotating Equipment
- G. Hazardous (Classified) Locations
- H. Batteries & Battery Rooms
- I. Portable Electrical Tools & Equipment (PPR)
V. Safety-Related Work Practices & Requirements for Special Equipment
- A. Electrolytic Cells
- B. Batteries & Battery Rooms
- C. Lasers
- D. Power Electronic Equipment
VI. Electrical Safety Program
- A. Setting up an Electrical Safety Program
- B. Implementing an Electrical Safety Program
- C. Complying with NFPA 70E®
- D. Interpreting Arc Flash Analysis Reports
- E. Determining your PPE Requirements
VII. Changes for 2012
Do you work on or around any electrically energized equipment at industrial plants, utilities, or commercial and private building facilities? If so, it is necessary you take this course. From machine operators and janitorial personnel, to maintenance workers and experienced electricians - anyone who comes in contact with electrical equipment must receive electrical safety training to be in compliance with the requirements of OSHA standard CFR 1910.331-.335.
All Maintenance Personnel in:
• Manufacturing Plants
• Commercial Buildings
• Waste Water Facilities
• Government Buildings
• Research Facilities
• Shopping Centers
• Apartment Buildings
• All Electricians - any level
• Maintenance & Electrical Supervisors
• Machine Operators
• Maintenance Millwrights & Mechanics
• HVAC Technicians
• Field Service Technicians
• Building Engineers
• Stationary Engineers
• Building & Maintenance Managers
• Multi-craft & Cross Training Personnel
• Environmental Safety & Health Personnel
Canadian price is different, please call to verify.