Electrical Safety in the Workplace [9237]
Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: C150

   Brian Hall, President, BCH Electrical Consulting

Track: Electrical Safety
Secondary Track: Industrial Safety
Session Type: Workshop
Skill Level: Basic


Every year, thousands of American workers suffer injuries or lose their lives due arc flash or shock hazard exposure. These accidents are easily preventable. Quality training and wearing the correct personal protective equipment will eliminate these injuries. The presenter gives a general overview of the electrical safety work practices outlined in National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E. He does this with demonstrations and hands-on exercises. Environmental health and safety professionals, supervisors and shop floor electrical workers will benefit from this session.

Learning Objectives:
Identify the safety-related work practices outlined in NFPA 70E that keep workers safe from electrical hazards
Explain the method used to establish an electrically safe work condition
Discuss the shock protection approach boundaries
Identify common work place arc flash hazards

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.2
  EPA: 2
  Sanitarian: 3
  BWC Discount Programs: 3

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Electrical Safety in the Workplace

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