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—Bonnie Rogers, DrPH, COHN-S, LNCC, FAAN
NC Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center

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NFPA 70E: Electrical Safe Work Practices

Course Fee: $400
(10% discount for companies sending 5 or more students)

Upcoming course dates for 2017:
November 10

Upcoming course dates for 2018:
February 9
May 18
September 14
November 9

We also offer this course on-site. Contact us for more information.

Greensboro, NC (unless otherwise noted)

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You will learn:

  • Practical compliance with NFPA 70E Electrical Safety for workers in the workplace
  • How to do table based hazard assessments using NFPA 70E
  • How to pick PPE based on the NFPA 70E tables
  • Differences between the NEC, NFPA 70E and OSHA's standards
  • PPE do's and don'ts for workers exposed to shock and electric arc hazards
  • Standards to use in clothing and PPE selection
  • What arc rating, ATPV, EBTAS and EBT really mean to you

Learn changes to revised code:

NFPA 70E standard2015 Edition of NFPA 70E covered!

  • Elimination of HRC 0 moving all electrical work into arc rated clothing (non-melting clothing required under AR clothing).
  • New RISK-BASED assessment tables with strong requirements for proper equipment maintenance.
  • Elimination of PPE for all closed-door operations
  • Term HRC is gone. Clothing companies likely to start using ARC.
  • Most ARC PPE in tables is raised. No lowering for risk in tables.
  • Calculations emphasized. Table's usefulness now limited and requiring less or much more PPE.

Materials Provided

  • NFPA 70E manual ($72 value)
  • e-Hazard student manual ($40 value)

*Approved by North Carolina Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors for 8 continuing education hours.

Course Length and Time

1 day (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. )

For information, contact W. Jon Wallace at (919) 933-5548 or by