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NFPA 70E Arc Flash Electrical Safety & National Electrical Code® On-Site Training

presented by National Technology Transfer, Inc.
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In this NFPA training seminar we combine installation with safe work practices & 2014 NEC® & 2015 NFPA 70E®.

Workshop Description/Agenda

Electrical safety training provides you with the education needed to complete your job safely. According to the US Department of Labor, electrocution is one of the main causes of on-the job deaths of industrial workers. Within this group, skilled trades' personnel -- electricians in particular -- are two times more likely to be seriously injured or killed than non-skilled trade personnel.

This NFPA 70E and NEC® seminar meets the training requirements of OSHA rule 1910:331-335.

OSHA's mandated training requirements apply to employees who face a risk of electric shock that is not reduced to a safe level by the electrical installation requirements of 1910.303 through 1910.308.

What You Will Learn

Participants of the NFPA 70E training will gain an understanding of the latest 2014 additions, revision, and changes to the NEC®. The seminar is a 5-day intensive classroom program -- it is split into 2 days of NFPA 70E electrical safety and 3 days of lecture around the 2014 NEC®.

Topics covered during this training include:

  • Safety precautions around electricity, grounding and bonding, and more.
  • NFPA 70E Arc Flash electrical safety
  • Current 2012 NFPA 70E standards
  • Why safe electrical work practices are important
  • What can be done to ensure your organization meets all government standards for electrical safety.

Workshop Agenda

2-days: NFPA 70E Electrical Safety

  • Hazards of electricity (shock, arc, blast)
  • Approach boundaries (shock and flash)
  • Qualified vs. Unqualified vs. Licensed
  • Review of safe related work practices (including test meters, over current protection)
  • Risk categories using the tables in the NFPA 70E
  • PPE with Arc Flash Protection (ATPV or flame retardant)

3-days: 2014 NEC®

  • Branch circuits and feeders
  • Various calculations
  • Services
  • Conductors and over current protection
  • Wiring methods
  • Review of raceway and boxes
  • Wiring materials: switches, switchboards and panel boards
  • Motors, generators, A/C and refrigeration, plus fire pumps
  • Transformers
  • Special locations
  • Understanding the rules for over current protection
  • Industrial control panels (Article 409)
  • Arc flash labeling (Article 110)
  • Motor disconnect location rules (Article 430)
  • NEC® 2014 Code Changes


Who Should Attend

People who will benefit from attending this NFPA training seminar include:

  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • Environmental health & safety personnel
  • Apprentice and experienced HVAC technicians
  • Supervisors working on or who oversee employees working on 50V or greater equipment
  • Linemen & Utility workers
  • Owners & managers
  • Warehouse employees
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Energy management personnel
  • Fire Alarm Technicians
  • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
  • Building engineers
  • Building managers & superintendents
  • Plant & facility managers
  • Stationary engineers
  • Safety directors

Who Should Attend

Just some of the attendees will be Electricians, Mechanics, Environmental health & safety personnel, Apprentice and experienced HVAC technicians, Linemen & Utility Workers

Additional Information

Training Provider: National Technology Transfer, Inc.

Course Topics: Industrial Training > National Electrical Code

Training Course Summary: In this NFPA training seminar we combine installation with safe work practices & 2014 NEC® & 2015 NFPA 70E®.

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