NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace [4613]
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Short North Ballroom A

   Brian Hall, President, BCH Electrical Consulting

Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Secondary Track: Safety Management
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

When work requires employees to install, inspect, operate, or maintain live electrical equipment, or work near such equipment, they are at risk for arc flash-related accidents and injuries. National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) 70E was specifically written to provide electrical workers with the tools they need to keep themselves safe, free from injury or possibly worse. In this session, the presenter identifies common arc flash hazards, discusses methods to mitigate the risk and describes personal protective equipment that will protect employees.

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the hazards associated with arc flash/blast events
Identify common arc flash hazards
Explain how to read an arc flash warning label
Describe personal protective equipment requirements based on incident energy level

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Rozel NFPA 70E Handout

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