Introduction to NFPA 70E (2018) for All Industries

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 0 Hours 45 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD76
CEUs:
$35.00

The Introduction to NFPA 70E (2018) for All Industries online safety course is designed specifically to address the importance of electrical safety in the workplace. Participants can expect to learn about the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and why the NFPA 70E was developed. Additionally, training includes an intermediate-level overview of the concepts of arc flash, approach boundaries, and risk assessments, as well as warning labels, and personal protective equipment (PPE).

This course introduces participants to the NFPA 70E, sharing the hazards involved with working around electrical dissemination systems with currents greater than 50 volts. Significant changes were made in the 2018 edition of the NFPA 70E and include the following:

  • Updates to procedures governing creating appropriate risk assessments
  • Increased emphasis on the use of the hierarchy of risk controls when evaluating and implementing controls
  • More logical step-by-step guidelines in Article 120 for establishing an electrically safe work condition
  • Modifications to the arc flash hazard identification table to make it available to both incident energy analysis and PPE category methods for determining the likelihood of an arc flash

ClickSafety’s Introduction to NFPA 70E (2018) for All Industries online course primarily covers the identification of and necessary protection from electrical safety hazards leading to arc flash, as well as how to establish an electrically safe work condition as outlined in the NFPA 70E standard, which was updated in 2018. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Changes to the 2018 edition & their reasoning
  • Electrical safety program
  • Qualified persons
  • Work involving electrical hazards
  • PPE and associated equipment

Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following:

  • NFPA and NFPA 70E
  • Arc flash
  • PPE
  • Limited and restricted approach boundaries
  • Limits of approach
  • Electrically safe work conditions
  • Electrical safety program
  • Host and contract employers
  • Qualified and unqualified persons
  • Shock risk assessment
  • Arc flash risk assessment, incident energy method & PPE category method

The Introduction to NFPA 70E (2018) for All Industries course is ideal for all those who may work around potential electrical hazards in the workplace. Applicable for all industries, the following will specifically benefit from this course:

  • Workers – including those whose exposure may not be a regular part of their job responsibilities
  • Electricians
  • Supervisors
  • Managers

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

ClickSafety’s Introduction to NFPA 70E (2018) for All Industries is an intermediate online safety course providing introductory-level information for those potentially exposed to the hazards of electrical work. While describing basic requirements governing protecting workers from such electrical hazards, participants can expect a course fully updated for the 2018 edition of the NFPA 70E. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Recognize the history and purpose of the NFPA and the 2018 NFPA 70E standard
  • Identify responsibilities and training requirements for qualified and unqualified persons
  • Recognize what is required to achieve an electrically safe work condition through an effective safety program
  • Identify safeguards and controls for work involving electrical hazards, including the use of PPE, labels, warnings, and barricades
  • Identify host employer and contractor responsibilities as required by the NFPA 70E

In order to successfully complete this course and earn the 0.1 CEU requirements, all participants must complete the course in its entirety, pass all knowledge checkpoints with a score of at least 70%, and complete the course form at the end. Upon completing the course, participants will receive a course completion certificate displaying CEUs earned that can be printed at any time.

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