ARC FLASH AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY in PRESTON 0.6 DW or WW

ELECTRICIAN CE Credits also available

Energy Management Corporation proposes to offer the following course as a public service to professionals involved in the design and maintenance of public and private electrical power systems.  The course will can act as an introduction or a review of basic electrical safety concepts with the goal of preventing injury as well as complying with current government and industry safety standards including NFPA 70E and OSHA.

 

Learning Objectives:

Understanding:

  1. The fundamentals of electrical power and energy
  2. The harmful effects of electricity on the human body
  3. How to identify electrical hazards
  4. Proper work practices
  5. Proper use of tools and instruments
  6. Current safety standards and compliance with Local, State, and Federal requirements
  7. Selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety warning signs

Course Outline:

  • Fundamentals of Electrical Power & Energy
    • Fundamentals of electrical circuits
    • Normal, short circuit, and arcing currents
    • Grounding & bonding
    • Circuit protective devices
    • Interrupting ratings & protective coordination
    • GFCI & Ground fault protection
    • Arc fault interrupter
    • Surge Protective Devices
  • Why do Accidents Occur
    • Statistics
    • Electrical Injuries
    • Worker Training
    • Can accidents be prevented?
  • Common Electrical Hazards
    • How to identify electrical hazards
    • Overhead and energized conductors
    • Unsafe equipment
    • Batteries & battery rooms
    • Grounding hazards
    • Overloaded circuits
    • Fuse replacements
      • Safety Related Work Practices
        • Energized vs de-energized
        • Proper use of tools & instruments
          • Multimeters (voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters)
          • Infrared Cameras
          • Phase Meters
          • Receptacle Testers
        • One-hand rule
        • Second person rule
        • Plug strip safety
        • Lockout/tagout
        • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
        • Fire extinguishers 
      • Codes & Standards, Record Keeping, and Procedures
        • NFPA 70E, standard for electrical safety in the workplace
        • OSHA Safety Standards
        • Safety Program
        • Qualified vs Unqualified
        • Job pre-planning / work permits
        • Safety meetings
        • Arc flash protection
        • Required documents
        • Forms & procedures
        • First aid/CPR

Event Details

30 Aug 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Members: $110
Non-Members: $185
55 West 1st South, Preston, ID, United States

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