Arc Flash Hazards: How to Comply with NFPA 70E Regulations & Practical Implementation for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Duration: 60 Minutes
The webinar covers the requirements for working safely in the electrical environment based on the NFPA 70E. The webinar will discuss the core changes in the NFPA 70E 2018 standard and practical implementation of the changes. Special attention will be paid to the furthering of the philosophy of risk assessment and some lessons companies are learning to maintain the compliance with the standard and best practices.
NFPA 70E & Electrical Safety in the Workplace
Instructor: Keith Warwick
Product ID: 504275
Objectives of the Presentation
  • Understand the new Risk Assessment approach to Electrical Safety
  • Apply OSHA rule 1910.331-335 training requirements and NFPA 70E® standards
  • Understand the effect of maintenance on equipment and how it reduces injury
  • How to test instruments making contact with energized parts
  • Perform safe electrical work practices and understand arc flash hazards and boundaries
Why Should you Attend
With the recent updates to the NFPA 70E standard, it's essential to understand what has changed and how these changes should be reflected in your electrical safety program. Some notable updates include a continued emphasis on training, required job safety plan documentation with risk assessments, distinctions between employer and employee responsibilities, and a greater focus on hazard elimination.

Learn how the NFPA 70E standards apply to a facility, why safe electrical work practices are important, and what can be done to ensure your organization meets government standards for electrical safety.

Areas Covered
  • Identify common factors of electrical accidents
  • Outline the arrangement of the material in the NFPA 70E
  • Explain the hazards of electrical work and their effects on the employee
  • Describe the main elements in an electrical safe work program
  • Summarize the requirements for establishing an electrically safe work condition
  • Establish the requirements for a shock risk and arc flash assessment
  • Implement approach boundaries for shock protection and arc flash hazard for qualified and unqualified employees
  • Select personal protective equipment for shock and arc flash protection
  • Practice safe work practices if an arc flash hazard is present
Who will Benefit
  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • Environmental health & safety personnel
  • Supervisors
  • Maintenance Technicians
  • Energy management personnel
  • Fire Alarm Technicians
  • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
  • Building engineers
  • Building managers & superintendents
  • Plant & facility managers
  • Stationary engineers
  • Safety directors
  • Apprentice and experienced HVAC technicians
  • Linemen & Utility workers
  • Warehouse employees
  • Maintenance Technicians
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Instructor Profile:
Keith Warwick, PE earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Davis. He became a California Professional Engineer in 1983 and has also held PEs in Indiana, Tennessee, Illinois and New York. He has 34 years of civil, environmental and safety engineering experience. He is a professor at Yuba College in Marysville California and instructor at the University of Washington, and has significant experience teaching engineering, safety and related subjects. He has conducted several hundred construction, environmental and safety walk-throughs and audits. He is the author of Arcadia Publishing's, "California's Highway 99: Modesto to Bakersfield".
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