Introduction to Course

This course provides a thorough knowledge of the recommended safe behaviours for those who work around electrical hazards. Attendees gain an understanding of the latest guidelines and regulations from NFPA 70E and OSHA. Electrical workers and safety professionals learn key practical information: best work practices in electrical safety and how to apply them in real-world situations. It teaches how the Standard’s life-saving work practices help avoid electrical injuries, deaths, and OSHA violations.

Hundreds of worker deaths and thousands of injuries could be prevented each year by following the latest edition of NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®. Originally developed at OSHA’s request, NFPA 70E provisions areapplied to identify electrical safety hazards and reduce employee exposure to those hazards.

This course introduces the safety-related work practices and procedures that employees, supervisors, and owners need to provide a practical safe working area for employees relative to the hazards arising from the use of electricity.

Learning Objective

Upon completion of all modules trainees should be able to:

  • Explain why a safety program directed at electrical hazards is necessary and
  • List the elements of a procedure for establishing an electrically safe work condition
  • Identify required elements of a risk assessment and explain the difference between
    electrical hazards and risk
  • Identify the information needed for shock hazard analysis
  • Explain the intent and limitations of PPE prescribed by NFPA 70E
  • Identify maintenance requirements for various types of electrical equipment and
    protective equipment

Who Should Attend?

This training course is recommended for the following personnel:

  • Safety Directors
  • Safety Managers & Professionals
  • Risk Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Plant Managers
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Electrical contractors
  • Electrical Engineers and inspectors
  • Company Owners and Safety Officer

Course Outline

  • Module 01: Introduction to Electrical Safety and the 2018 NFPA 70E
  • Module 02: Electrical Hazard Analysis
  • Module 03: Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition
  • Module 04: Working While Exposed to Electrical Hazards
  • Module 05: Personal Protective Equipment
  • Module 06: Safety-Related Maintenance and Special Equipment


    • Attendees must achieve a minimum score of 70% on final exam to get the

Course Duration

    • The course is designed for 10 Hours