Modes of Instruction:
Safety Links offers this course in the following formats:
- "Open" enrollment in Central Florida
- At your site anywhere in North America
- Online in the comfort of your home or office (coming soon!)
Course Introduction/ Synopsis:
What is NFPA 70E?
NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2012 Edition is one of many industry consensus standards developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The NFPA, an international nonprofit organization, develops voluntary codes and standards using an open consensus process.
Safety practices, such as those recommended by NFPA 70E, help minimize employees risk of burns, blindness, electrocution, electric shock and associated falls. A decrease in employee injury and death rates can reduce workers compensation costs and help companies avoid noncompliance penalties.
How big of a concern is electrical safety?
According to the NFPA, Statistics show that electrical contact results in 4,000 non-disabling and 3,600 disabling injuries annually in the United States, not to mention one death in the workplace every day. Historically, electrocution has been the fourth leading cause of workplace deaths in America. They also point out that two other common electrical hazards arc flash and arc blast are not included in these statistics, nor are near-miss incidents.
Who requires NFPA 70E training?
Our NFPA 70E course is an excellent and practical option for Safety Processionals, Electrical Workers, Maintenance Workers, Utility Workers, Public Works Employees and so on.
In this course we will cover the NPFA 70E standard in a very simplified and practical way. We will cover how to recognize, evaluate and control electrical hazards including arc flash/ blast. Each employee will gain an understanding of the necessary tools needed to protect themselves in the real world.
How long is the certification good for?
As per the NFPA 70E standard this course expires three (3) years after completion.
What is the length of the course?
Practical and Simple- You might be wondering why many other Arc Flash courses are 5 days and cost several thousand dollars to attend. Our 4 hour training program has been specifically designed to simplify the NFPA standard in usable and practical terms. Your participants will learn how to recognize, evaluate and control electrical hazards using a hands-on case study approach.