Lock-Out Tag-Out and NFPA70e Arc Flash

  • Classroom

It’s imperative that employees working near energized stations have an understanding of safety standards to ensure a safe work environment and to maintain compliance with government standards. Reduce your risk of electrical accidents by making sure everyone in your organization is properly trained.

This class will help you meet mandatory training requirements. In this class, students learn about the hazards associated with arc flash and what you can do to remain protected from its dangers. You’ll also learn about the government regulations surrounding arc flash and the roles that OSHA and the NFPA play in these regulations.

Some of the topics discussed are:

  • Introduction 
  • The Two Hazards of Electricity 
  • Introduction to Approach Boundaries 
  • Qualified Electrical Workers 
  • Approach Boundary Distances for Shock Protection 
  • Arc Flash Boundary Distance 
  • Determining the Arc Flash Boundary 
  • Selecting Arc-Rated Clothing and Protective Equipment 
  • PPE Categories 
  • Lock-out Tag-out Authorized/ECPs
  • Equipment Labels 
  • Electrically Safe Working Condition 
  • Verifying an Absence of Voltage 
  • Energized Work 
  • The Energized Electric Work Permit 
  • Exceptions to the Permit 

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays.

Duration:

4 hours

Code/regulation:

Cal OSHA Title 8 3314 and most current NFPA Standards

Frequency:

Initial and when needed

Who Should Attend:

Electricians, Maintenance Workers and any employee who performs an electrical related work.