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Electrical Safety Retraining for Qualified Electrical Workers

Electrical Safety Retraining

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Product Overview: Electrical Safety Retraining for Qualified Electrical Workers

Electrical Safety Retraining

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The course includes review of electrical safety practices to reestablish employee proficiency
and introduce new or revised control methods and procedures relevant to OSHA regulations and NFPA 70E requirements, and cover changes made in them. This course applies to everyone working in a commercial, industrial or construction environment, works with or uses electrically-powered equipment or works around electrical power system devices who has previously completed the applicable electrical safety training for their occupation. The course is designed to meet the retraining requirements and objectives of applicable OSHA regulations and the current NFPA 70E electrical safety standard.

 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Review of electrical hazards, their causes and the potential for injuries and fatalities, and how to avoid them
  • Understand electrical Lockout/Tagout, Electrically
    Safe Work Condition and the Safe Work Zone
  • Proper selection, maintenance and application of required personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Understand and apply NFPA 70E requirements for “qualified” and “unqualified” persons
  • Understand the safe approach distances for
    shock and arc flash hazards
  • Energized and de-energized work policy and applicable lockout/tagout requirements
  • Safe use of portable electrical equipment and extension cords including inspection and testing
  • Use of extension cords, and application and testing of GFCIs

COURSE OBJECTIVE:

This retraining course is designed to reacquaint electrically qualified and unqualified (non-electrical) personnel who have completed formalized, electrical safety training applicable to their job descriptions and tasking with OSHA electrical safety regulations, the NFPA 70E electrical safety standard and applicable safety procedures. This includes updates and changes in regulations, standards and procedures, and to address changes in job descriptions and tasking.

Safe work practices are important for all employees and to that end, equally important for them to maintain the proper level of safety awareness and compliance. The objective of this training is to refresh the workers knowledge and understanding of safe work practices so they may continue to work safely both for their benefit and those working with them or around them.

 

APPLICABLE PERSONNEL

Electrical technicians, HVAC technicians, field-service personnel, electricians, multicraft workers, and supervisors and engineers responsible for employees that work on or near energized equipment at 50 volts and above who are classified as “qualified” by OSHA.

Other occupations may include building service technicians, plant operators, non-electrical skilled workers such as fitters, painters, carpenters, laborers, utility operators, equipment operators, warehouse workers, janitors, and other workers who may use or interact with electrical equipment and devices, engineers and managers who supervise them, and occupational health and safety personnel.

SPECIFICATIONS

Course Length: 1 day (8 contact hours) based upon a class size not to exceed 24 participants

PREREQUISITES

Attendees taking the course for recertification must have previously completed applicable OSHA-mandated electrical training appropriate to their job description.