NFPA 70E 2021
Continuing Education Units (CEU): 0.50
Expected Duration: 5 Hours
This self-paced online course introduces many safety-related work practices and procedures in NFPA 70E. The module 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.
IACET CEU Award
This course will take approximately five hours to complete, including taking the 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 .5 (5/10th) IACET CEU, which is equal to five contact hours.