Electrical Practices: Industrial Employee Workplace Safety (NFPA 70E)

Approved for 7 Hours – Renewal Training Credit (RTC)

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This workshop is designed to train those who are responsible for operating and maintaining 600 volts or less electrical equipment on the requirements of the Electricity Act, Regulations and Codes of Practice. The workshop simplifies the OSHA Electrical standard and criteria and specifically addresses safe work practices to be used during the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Compliance is met for 29 CFR 1910.269 (Electrical Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution).

You will learn

Safety practices related to the following OSHA Regulations.

  1. How to identify hazards to the safety of personnel working on or near energized equipment.
  2. How to identify and use the appropriate electrical protective equipment when working on energized equipment.
  3. What safety procedures must be followed when performing maintenance on energized electrical equipment.
  4. What the requirements of Part 1 of subpart “R” of 1910.269 are and how to apply them.

Who will benefit

  • Electrical workers who are responsible for operating or maintaining electrical equipment
  • First-line supervisors of electrical workers
  • Designated OSHA compliance personnel
  • Safety Managers

Topics

  1. Electrical Installation Safety Requirements
    • General requirement
    • Wiring design & protection
    • Wiring methods
    • Components & equipment
    • Specific equipment
  2. Electrical Safety Related Work Practices
    • General requirements
    • Personal protective equipment
    • Protective equipment
    • Specific safety related equipment & work practices
    • Lockout tagout
  3. Electrical Safety Related Maintenance Requirements
    • General maintenance requirements
    • Hazardous conditions
    • Premise wiring
    • Electrical controller equipment
    • Fuses & circuit breakers
    • Enclosures, guards & barriers

In-House Training Available

For additional information about in-house training, please call Amy Murphy at (815) 280-1418 or email amurphy@jjc.edu