Course Description

Electrical power is a dangerous force that requires proper understanding in the workplace. This course defines the requirements for work practices that workers should use to avoid injury from a release of electrical energy when performing tasks involving electrical power.

The specific information in this course enables the student to prevent or minimize exposure to all widely recognized electrical hazards as well as to better understand the importance of the relationship between OSHA and NFPA 70E.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Monday December 31, 2018
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1910 Subpart S; National Electric Code


4 hours
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Course Objectives

  1. Understand standards for electrical safety
  2. Understand the relationship between OSHA and NFPA 70E
  3. Understand ARC ratings
  4. Creating safe work conditions
  5. Understanding electrical shock hazards
  6. Understand transformers and circuit breakers
  7. Executing lockout/tagout
  8. Understanding hazards of live parts
  9. Understand general standards of PPE
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Course Content

  1. Introduction to NFPA 70E
  2. Safety related work practices
  3. Electrical safety program
  4. Transformer current ratings
  5. Energized electrical work permits
  6. Lockout / tagout
  7. Working on or near live parts
  8. Alternative methods of determining ARC flash FR clothing and PPE
  9. General NFPA 70E standards pertaining to personal and other protective equipment
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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