ARC FLASH AND ELECTRICAL SAFETY in BOISE 0.6 DW/WW CEUs

This training will be at the Energy Management Office.

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 and 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: Hour 1

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
  • Fundamentals of Electrical Power & Energy Hour 2
    • 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 Hour 3
    • Statistics
    • Electrical Injuries
    • Worker Training
    • Can accidents be prevented?
  • Common Electrical Hazards Hour 4
    • How to identify electrical hazards
    • Overhead and energized conductors
    • Unsafe equipment
    • Batteries & battery rooms
    • Grounding hazards
    • Overloaded circuits
    • Fuse replacements
  • Safety Related Work Practices Hour 5
    • Energized vs de-energized
    • Proper use of tools & instruments
      • Multi-meters (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 Hour 6
    • 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

16 Jan 2019
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Members: $120
Non-Members: $195
7292 West Airway Court, Boise, ID, USA

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