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Electrical Safety: 2015 NFPA 70E Arc Flash Training

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27 to 37 minutes
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High Definition
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_Educational Resources, Inc. (Safety)

This Video On Demand provides an overview of the 2015 National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) 70E standards that facilitate electrical worker safety. It discusses the dual hazards of electricity, defines an electrically safe work condition through a de-energized state, and how to test to verify no voltage exists. The video explains when energized work is allowed, and what is required to obtain an energized electrical work permit. Qualified electrical workers learn about limited, restricted and prohibited approach boundaries to provide protection from electric shock and arc flashes.

Learn about the boundary necessary to protect against injury from an arc flash and where to find the defined boundaries in the standard. A thorough discussion of arc-rated clothing and equipment is provided, along with the risks of failing to use appropriate arc-rated clothing. The NFPA Hazard risk categories are addressed and the types of personal protective equipment required for each hazard risk category is explained.

This important video training helps electrical workers become familiar with the updates in the 2015 NFPA 70E standards and how to apply them when performing electrical work. It also reminds qualified electrical workers about the steps they can take to ensure co-workers remain safe while electrical work is ongoing. It should be required viewing for all electricians.


Electrical workers

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • The Two Hazards of Electricity
  • Introduction to Approach Boundaries
  • Qualified Electrical Workers
  • Approach Boundary Distances for Shock Protection
  • Arc Flash Boundary Distance
  • Determining the Arc Flash Boundary
  • Selecting Arc-Rated Clothing and Protective Equipment
  • PPE Categories
  • Equipment Labels
  • Electrically Safe Working Condition
  • Verifying an Absence of Voltage
  • Energized Work
  • The Energized Electric Work Permit
  • Exceptions to the Permit
  • Conclusion

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