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Module 1: An Introduction to NFPA 70E (2015)

John Doe

Module 1: An Introduction to NFPA 70E (2015)

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This self-paced online training course is the first in a series of five modules that introduces many safety-related work practices and procedures in NFPA 70E. Module 1 discusses the purpose and scope of the standard, which is designed to minimize the risk of employee injuries from electrical dangers and establish a safer workplace for employees who work on or near exposed live parts. It provides an overview of elements of an electrical training program as well as the types of equipment used in establishing an overall electrical safety program.

At the conclusion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the electrical hazards in the workplace, including electric shock, arc flash, arc blast
  • Explain the requirements for maintaining electrical safety in the workplace, including personal protective equipment (PPE); approach boundaries; flash protection boundary; and working "on" or "near" live parts
  • Explain training requirements for single-employer sites and multi-employer sites, and for qualified and unqualified persons
  • Describe the elements of an electrical safety program, including program principles, controls and procedures; hazard/risk evaluation; and job briefing
  • Describe the proper use of test instruments and equipment, portable electric equipment, and overcurrent protection


Anyone concerned with electrical safety including: electrical engineers, safety managers, electricians, electrical contractors, plant managers, facility maintenance personnel, electrical inspectors, risk managers, and project managers.


This course will take approximately one hour to complete, including taking the 10 question Quiz following the course. A passing score of 80% must be earned on the Quiz in order to qualify for IACET CEUs. The IACET CEU value of the course is .1 (1/10th) IACET CEU, which is equal to one contact hour.

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