Electrical Safety – NFPA 70E 4 Hour

Prerequisites: This course shall have no formal pre-requisite.

Course Length: 4 hours – Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. Total course time includes breaks.

Class Size: The maximum number of delegates that may be trained and tested per instructor shall be thirty-five (35) in the classroom session.

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Course Objective

  • Provide delegates with the knowledge to safely perform work around energized and
    non-energized electrical equipment.
  • Provide delegates with recommended practices and guidelines to perform safely while
    working with electricity.
  • Delegates should be able to demonstrate knowledge during written examination.

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids

Successful Course Completion

  • Requires a minimum score of 75% or better.
  • Grades shall be calculated by dividing the number of questions answered correctly by
    the total number of exam questions.
  • Delegates will have no more than thirty (30) minutes to complete the exam.

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom

Breaks: 10 minutes (approximately every hour)

Lunch: 1 Hour

Course Outline
Introduction

  • Purpose
  • Scope
    • Covered
    • Not Covered

Safety Related Work Practices

  • Definitions
    • Arc Flash Hazard
    • Boundaries
      ▪ Arc Flash
      ▪ Limited Approach
      ▪ Restricted Approach
    • De-energized
    • Electrically Safe Work Condition
    • Fault Current
    • Fault Current Available
      ▪ Figure 100.0 Available Fault Current
    • Incident Energy
    • Incident Energy Analysis
    • Nominal Voltage
    • Qualified Person
    • Risk Assessment
    • Working Distance
  • Application of Safety-Related Work Practices and Procedures
    • Employer Responsibilities
    • Employee Responsibilities
  • General Requirements for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices
    • Electrical Safety Program
      • Inspection
      • Condition of Maintenance
      • Awareness and Self-Discipline
      • Electrical Safety Program Principles
      • Electrical Safety Program Controls
      • Electrical Safety Program Procedures
      • Risk Assessment Procedures
      • Human Error
      • Hierarchy of Risk Control Methods
        • Elimination
        • Substitution
        • Engineering Controls
        • Awareness
        • Administrative Controls
        • PPE
      • Job Safety Planning and Job Briefing
      • Incident Investigations
      • Auditing
      • Lockout/Tagout Program
    • Training Requirements
      • Initial Training
      • Retraining
      • Lockout/Tagout Training
      • Emergency Response Training
        • Contact Release
        • First Aid Training
  • Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition
    • Lockout/Tagout Program
      • Definitions
      • The Fatal Five
      • What is LOTO?
      • Zero Energy State
      • The 4 E’s to Energy Control
        • Energy
        • Engineering
        • Education
        • Enforcement
      • Energy
        • Kinetic
        • Potential
      • Hierarchy of Controls
        • Elimination and Substitution
        • Engineering
        • Administrative
        • Personal Protective Equipment
      • Employer/Employee Responsibilities
      • Training
      • Lockout Devices
        • Circuit Breaker Lockout
        • Valve Lockout
        • Plug Lockout
        • Pneumatic Plug Lockout
        • Wall Switch Lockout
        • Adjustable Cable Lockout
        • Hasp Lockout
        • Group Lock Box
      • Tagout
        • Tagout Device
        • Additional Training
        • General Rules
      • Lockout Tagout
        • Who can Lock Equipment?
        • Group LOTO
        • Outside Personnel
        • Shift or Personnel Changes
        • How to Perform LOTO Safely
      • LOTO Procedures
        • Eight Steps for Lockout/Tagout
          • Step 1 – Determine All Possible Sources
          • Step 2 – Open the Disconnecting Device(s) for Each Source.
          • Step 3 – Wherever Possible, Visually Verify
          • Step 4 – Release Stored Electrical Energy
          • Step 5 – Release or Block Stored Mechanical Energy
          • Step 6 – Apply lockout/tagout devices
          • Step 7 – Test Each Phase Conductor or Circuit part
          • Step 8 - Ground the Phase Conductors or Circuit Parts
        • Start-up Guidelines
      • Process Equipment and Piping Isolation Procedures
        • Purpose/Scope
        • Applications
        • Hazards
        • Responsibilities
        • Isolation Procedures
          • Double Block and Bleed
          • Slip Blind or Spectacle Blind
          • Blind Flange
      • General Requirements
      • Summary
  • Work Involving Electrical Hazards
    • Electrically Safe Work Conditions
    • Infeasibility
    • Equipment Operating at Less Than 50 Volts
    • Normal Operating Condition
    • Energized Electrical Work Permit
      • When Required
      • Elements of Work Permit
    • Electric Shock
      • Common Electrical Hazards
      • Effects of Electrical Current
      • Prohibited Actions
      • Common Mistakes That Lead to Electrical Hazards

Practical Session

  • None

Training Center Provided Material

  • Course Materials

Delegate Requirements

  • None

Reference Material / Documents
NFPA 70E Standard (National Fire Protection Agency)

  • 2018 Edition
  • Course ID #: MA148

Date

Apr 23 2021

Time

7:30 am

Cost

$100.00
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