Qualified Person Electrical Safety Training
Provides qualified persons (employees who will perform energized work on equipment) with skills and knowledge to perform their job safely. Meets requirements of NFPA 70E, Article 110.6 and OSHA 29CFR1910.332. Course will cover objectives:
- 1. List definitions relevant to work on energized equipment,
- 2. Discuss the use of personnel protective equipment, tools, and test equipment when working near energized equipment,
- 3. Identify general safe work practices when working around live electrical equipment including illumination considerations, work in confined conductive materials and equipment, ladders, portable electrical equipment, temporary wiring, use of electric power and lighting circuits, and warning signs,
- 4. Familiarize qualified employees with the safety related work practices and procedural requirements to provide protection from electrical hazards associated with their respective job tasks, including arc flash hazard analysis, and work permit system.
- 5. Implement the decision making process to determine the degree and extent of the hazard, PPE, and job planning necessary to perform the task safely.
- 6. Understand approach distances to energized parts as specified in NFPA 70E, Table 130.2.
- 7. Understand the safe use voltage detection equipment.
- 8. Discuss facility specific emergency procedures.
Provides managers, supervisors, safety personnel and those responsible for implementing and maintaining the electrical safety program. The course will instruct attendees with step by step instructions on start and maintain an electrical safety program. Course will cover objectives in the Qualified Person Training plus the following:
- 1. Discuss requirements of electrical safety program
- a. General Electrical Safety Program
- b. Equipment specific procedure requirements
- c. Electrical safety program auditing requirements
- 2. Assignment of personal protective equipment and approach boundaries
- 3. Understand Qualified person auditing requirements
- 4. Implement host/contractor employer requirements for energized work