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Electrical Safety: Qualified Worker – Part 1


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the basic criteria for electrical safety-related work practices stipulated in the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. It presents detailed information on the practices, programs, techniques, and processes related to electrical work, in accordance with the NFPA Standard. was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
Employees who are preparing to become qualified electrical workers.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.7

Lesson Objectives

Electrical Safety: Qualified Worker – Part 1

  • identify characteristics of different electrical safety standards
  • distinguish between qualified and unqualified persons in the context of electrical safety regulations
  • determine how close qualified persons are permitted to get to an exposed part based on the voltage range to which they would be exposed
  • identify examples of electrical hazard
  • identify required practices for performing work on or near live parts
  • order the steps involved in applying a lockout/tagout procedure
  • identify circumstances when it's permissible to use lockout without tagging
  • identify the minimum requirements that must be included in an energized electrical work permit
  • Course Number:
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