Arc Flash Training
Every Day an Electrician Is Severely Injured by an Arc Flash Event.
What is an Arc Flash?
NFPA 70 E defines flash hazard as: “a dangerous condition associated with the release of energy caused by an electric arc.”
What standards regulate Arc Flash Hazards?
OSHA Standards 29 CFR Part 1910 – references NFPA 70E
NFPA 70E – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) provides work practices that are required to protect workers from being injured while working on or near exposed electrical conductors or circuit parts. The Institute of Electrical and Electrical Engineers 1584 – Guide to perform Arc Flash Hazard Calculations.
What is Arc Flash Training?
Arc Flash training includes:
Arc Flash Training centers around NFPA 70E®: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace® and Handbook Set, 2009 Edition.
* Introduction to NFPA 70E
* Arc Flash Awareness
* What is an Arc Blast
* Shock Boundaries & Hazard Risk Categories
* Interpretation of Equipment Labels
* Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Selection & Maintenance
* Safe Work Practices
* Lockout/Tagout Procedures
Who should attend?
You should attend if you are required to be trained according to OSHA standards, including electrical and electronic engineers, material handling equipment operators, mechanics, painters, and maintenance personnel.
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