NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training

On-Demand Schedule Fri, June 02, 2023 - Fri, June 09, 2023
Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate & Advanced
Webinar ID IQW21J1031

Learning Objectives:

  • Define what an arc flash is and how to prevent it from occurring
  • Understand the regulatory requirements of the NFPA 70E standard
  • Define if the NFPA 70E standards apply to your facility
  • Understand the proper NFPA 70E training requirements
  • Understand the proper NFPA 70E PPE requirements
  • Understand how to properly calculate approach distances
  • Answer specific questions or concerns as it relates to NFPA 70E standards
 Areas Covered in the Webinar:
  • Define Arc Flashes
  • How to Prevent Arc Flashes from Occurring
  • Electrical Hazards in the Workplace
  • NFPA 70E Regulatory Requirements
  • NFPA 70E PPE Requirements
  • NFPA 70E Training Requirements

Overview of the webinar

This webinar training will define what an arc flash is and discuss how to prevent it from occurring. It will offer participants an understanding of the regulatory requirements of the NFPA 70E standard and detail how it applies to your facility. Participants will also garner an understanding of the proper NFPA 70E training requirements and NFPA 70E PPE requirements.

Who should attend?

  • Electricians
  • Maintenance Workers
  • Production Supervisors
  • Plant Managers
  • Engineers
  • Environmental Health and Safety Professionals

Why should you attend?

Electrical workers face many hazards on the job and according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics research, electric shocks causes only 20% of all injuries among electricians. The majority of injuries electricians face is due to external burns and other effects of electrical arc flash explosions.

The purpose of this course will be to educate workers about the hazards of arc flash and how to prevent them from occurring. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Arc Flash 70E Requirements will be discussed in detail including training requirements, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements, arc flash signage, approach distance, etc. The webinar will also answer any site specific questions or concerns as it relates to the NFPA 70E standards.

Faculty - Mr.Joe Keenan

Highly experienced Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Human Resources (HR) Professional and Management Consultant with over 28 years of experience.  He received his Green Belt in Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing in 2005, Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a Human Resource Management Concentration in 2007, and Certified Safety Professional (CSP) in 2011.  He has the current pleasure of serving as Mississippi and Alabama Area Director of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He served on the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Participants Association (VPPPA) Region IV Board of Directors as a Director at Large from 2013-2015.  Since 2002, he is an OSHA General Industry and Construction 10/30-Hour Authorized Outreach Trainer (both renewed in 2020). 

10-19-2021 - NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training.pdf


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