NFPA 70E/OSHA 1920 Compliant Electrical Safety Training

There are inherent electrical safety issues in every facility. EPSCO feels it is part of our duty to assist in supplying the appropriate level of safety training for your personnel to insure their safety as they work on or near electrical conductors.

Safety Training Deliverables

  • Onsite Training class lead by EPSCO Instructor.
  • Certificate of Completion for each passing student.
  • Wallet Card for each passing student.

NFPA 70E/OSHA 1920 Compliant Electrical Safety Training


Course Objectives

Electrical Shock

  • Nature of Electric Shock
  • Shock Severity Factors
  • Response to Shock
  • Quantifying the Shock Hazard
  • Mitigating Shock Hazard
  • Relaying and Protective Equipment
  • Shock Victim Rescue

Codes and Standard

  • Federal Safety Regulations (OSHA)
  • Enforcement Agencies (NFPA, IEEE)
  • Other Standards and Guidelines

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

  • Fundamentals of Arcing Incidents
  • Quantifying the Hazard
  • Preventing Arc Flash Hazards
  • Difference between Flash & Blast
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Working Distances Definitions
  • Hands on Simulations
  • Hazard Avoidance Techniques
  • NFPA 70E Tables Calculation VS Performing an Arc Flash Analysis

Safe Work Practices

  • Employer Responsibilities
  • Employee Responsibilities
  • Contractor Responsibilities
  • Equipment Working Clearances
  • Preliminary Planning
  • Selection/Use of Safe Work Practices
  • Exposed Energized Equipment
  • Proper Switching Procedures
  • Proper Lockout/Tagout
  • Proper Grounding Techniques
  • Work On or Near Energized Equipment
  • Test Equipment Safety
  • Electrical Interlocks