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Electrical Safety: 2015 NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training

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27 to 37 minutes
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2015 NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training

Performing electrical work can be extremely hazardous, and new standards have been created to help electricians work safely. This arc flash training video provides an overview of the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) Code 70E standard. It explains the need to de-energize equipment prior to working on it, when working on energized systems may be permissible, and the permitting process for working on energized systems. Setting the approach boundary and how to determine and set arc flash boundaries are discussed. It covers the use of arc-rated clothing and equipment and where to find guidance in the new NFPA 70E standard. Also addressed are hazard risk categories and the types of personal protective equipment required for each category.

Because of the dangers of arc flashes, a moment’s inattention or a simple mistake when working with or around electrical systems can be deadly. This arc flash training helps qualified electricians understand the new safety standards and the need for vigilant compliance with risk management rules.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

All electrical workers

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • The Two Hazards of Electricity
  • Introduction to Approach Boundaries
  • Qualified Electrical Workers
  • Approach Boundary Distances for Shock Protection
  • Arc Flash Boundary Distance
  • Determining the Arc Flash Boundary
  • Selecting Arc-Rated Clothing and Protective Equipment
  • PPE Categories
  • Equipment Labels
  • Electrically Safe Working Condition
  • Verifying an Absence of Voltage
  • Energized Work
  • The Energized Electric Work Permit
  • Exceptions to the Permit
  • Conclusion

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