Introduction to Electrical Safety and the 2012 NFPA 70E® Self-Guided Online Course
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NFPA® has created a series of online courses on the 2012 edition of NFPA 70E®: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®. Take one course or the entire series and learn at your own pace!*
Introduction to Electrical Safety and the 2012 NFPA 70E explains how NFPA 70E is used to minimize employee risks from electrical hazards and comply with OSHA.
This self-paced online course is the first of six courses covering various aspects of the safety-related work practices and procedures addressed by NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. The course begins with an overview of the lessons and instructions on how to navigate the NFPA 70E Online Course training. Then, you'll learn how the Standard is intended to aid workers and employers in minimizing the risk of employee injuries from electrical hazards and to establish a safer workplace for employees who work on or with electrical equipment.
Introduction to Electrical Safety and the 2012 NFPA 70E consists of three lessons that cover the purpose and scope of the Standard, the nature of electrical hazards, and the general requirements for and elements of an effective electrical safety program.
Upon completion you should be able to:
- Explain why a safety program directed at electrical hazards is necessary and beneficial
- Describe the types and severity of workplace electrical injuries
- Explain the relationship between NFPA 70E and other electrical codes and standards including OSHA requirements for electrical safety
- Describe the relationship between and responsibilities of host and contract employers
- Identify training requirements for both qualified and unqualified persons
Who Will Benefit:
Anyone concerned with electrical safety including: electrical engineers, safety managers, electricians, electrical contractors, plant managers, facility maintenance personnel, electrical inspectors, risk managers, and project managers.
Continuing Education Credit:
Complete this course and qualify for .1 CEUs. Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site.
Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.
*The six modules in the 2012 NFPA 70E Self-Guided Online Course Series include:
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