Seminar Overview

The foremost goal of this Arc Flash electrical safety training seminar is to keep workers safe while working on or around electrically energized equipment.  The seminar is structured to help companies fulfill requirements set forth in OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart S Electrical and NFPA 70E® “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace”.  This Arc Flash electrical safety seminar is a must for any worker who spends time around electrically energized equipment.  Overall, this program is designed to reduce liability concerns for the employer while establishing a culture of safe work practices among employees and is a key part of any electrical training program. Download the full brochure.

This 2-day seminar is just $1100. 

Can't make it to a seminar location? This course is also available in our new Simulcast format.  

Day One - Discussion Topics

Day One begins with basic electrical safety and qualified electrical worker requirements.  From there, the class will examine the hazards of electricity including the components specific to arc flash accompanied by how to identify and prevent possible accidents.  Safe work practices are then covered including LOTO and proper PPE.

Electrical Safety & the Qualified Electrical Worker

  • Background, Responsibilities & Requirements
  • Safety Standard Types: NFPA 70E® & Others
  • OSHA Electrical Safety Regulations Overview
  • Understanding Definitions

Electrical Hazards

  • Power of Electricity
  • Shock, Arc-Flash & Arc-blast
  • How to Identify Electrical Hazards
  • Damage to People and Equipment
  • Dangers of Static Electricity
  • Accident Prevention
  • Emergency Response

Safety Related Work Practices

  • Work Related Definitions
  • General Requirements
  • Establishing Safe Work Conditions
  • Electrical Lockout / Tagout
  • Working On or Near Energized Parts
  • Determining Proper Approach Distances
  • Securing Energized Work Permits
  • Understanding an Arc Flash Analysis
  • Reading Arc Flash One Line Diagrams
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Day Two - Discussion Topics

Day Two continues with discussions on the safety requirements for proper maintenance and for special equipment  The focus moves to how employees can plan and implement an electrical safety program in their own facility that will comply with NFPA requirements  Finally, the class concludes by discussing some of the important changes the code cycle us undergone since the last version in 2012.

Safety Related Maintenance Requirements

  • Understanding General Requirements
  • Common Electrical Equipment
  • Premises Wiring
  • Controller Equipment
  • Fuses & Circuit Breakers
  • Rotating Equipment
  • Hazardous (Classified) Locations
  • Batteries & Battery Rooms
  • Portable Electrical Tools & Equipment (PPR)

Requirements for Special Equipment

  • Electrolytic Cells
  • Batteries & Battery Rooms
  • Lasers
  • Power Electronic Equipment

Electrical Safety Program

  • Planning an Electrical Safety Program
  • Implementation
  • Complying with NFPA 70E®
  • Interpreting Arc Flash Analysis Reports
  • Determining your PPE Requirements
  • Documentation of Records

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a certification of completion with 8 classroom hours (.8 TPC Trainco CEUs) per day attended. Visit our continuing education units page to determine if this class is accepted by your state licensing agency.

 

Optional ATMT® Certification Exam

An ATMT® certification exam is available for this course; students may order it at any time after the training is over. Please visit the ATMT® Testing and Certification page for more information.

Block Purchase Program

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