Practical, Hands-on Arc Flash Training
Onsite and Live Virtual/Online Classes
In response to COVID-19, our training can be completed online at this time. Students can attend our live instructor-led, interactive courses virtually if unable to in-person.
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Arc Flash Training/ NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Course
This training covers OSHA Regulations CFR 29 1910.331 – 1910.335 – Electrical Safe Work Practices & the NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.
The Arc Flash Training/NFPA 70E classes are designed to protect employees from the dangers of electrical hazards faced in the workplace every day. Ensuring your employees are properly trained in Arc Flash and 70E is the key to preventing knowledge to make sound decisions and institute safe work practices, resulting in a much safer facility.
Students will learn safe work practices and procedures and as a result, they’ll be able to recognize dangerous situations and avoid Arc Flash & electrical hazards before an incident occurs. They will learn the safe approach distances to exposed electrical conductors and by class end they’ll be able to determine the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for any situation or working condition encountered.
We have Arc Flash/NFPA 70E training courses available for workers of all levels, including: Awareness classes, Hands-on & Comprehensive Training , as well as NFPA 70E Updates and Refresher courses. We also have a custom Contractors Arc Flash Class. Contact us to discuss your specific needs and requirements.
Please note, this training is not just required for electricians but for any employees working on or near energized electrical equipment operating at 50V or more, and retraining is required at least every three years. Click here to learn more about NFPA 70E and OSHA requirements.
Our instructors have worked hands-on in industry for 20 plus years, and are extremely passionate and teach with enthusiasm, using real world, hands on experience which allows the students to really relate and actually benefit from the training.
Every student leaves this class with a much better understanding of the hazards they encounter every day and a newfound respect for electricity. This in turn will make your facility a safer environment for everyone.
Upon completion of this course, the company is issued certificates for each student for documentation and verification of training. These certificates are valid for three years from the date of course completion. We remind you to retain a copy on file for the duration of the employee’s employment and keep up with employee retraining to be remain compliant.
Providing the proper electrical/arc flash safety training for your employees can reduce the risk of serious injury and even save lives.
Training is required for employees who face comparable risk of injury due to electric shock or other electrical hazards.
Job titles of employees required to be trained include:
Electricians, Electrical Technicians, Maintenance Technicians, Equipment and Machine Operators, Engineers, HVAC Technicians, Maintenance Millwrights & Mechanics, Field Service Technicians, Building and Stationary Engineers, Electrical Supervisors, Plant/Facility Supervisors, Building and Maintenance Managers, Environmental Health & Safety Personnel, etc.
Employees performing the following types of jobs should attend:
Installing/Maintaining Electrical Equipment, Maintaining Plant or Facility Lighting, Installing/Replacing Motors, Adjusting Motor Overloads, Replacing Fuses, Repairing Motor Controls, Installing/Maintaining HVAC Equipment, Working on Plant or Building Generators, Troubleshooting Plant or Building Electrical Problems, Managing or Supervising Maintenance Operations, etc.
OSHA requires employees working on or near 50v or more to be trained.
- Electrical Safety Related Work Practices & Procedures
- Recognizing & Preventing Electrical Hazards – Shock, Electrocution, Arc Flash, Arc Blast
- Protection from Arc Flash and Arc Blasts
- Choosing proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to protect against electrical hazards
- Learning how to Inspect and Use PPE properly
- The New PPE Categories (formerly known as Hazard/Risk Category Classifications)
- FR Clothing & Voltage Rated Tools
- Approach Boundaries
- Arc Flash Risk Assessment (formerly known as Hazard Analysis)
- Control of Hazardous Energy: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Procedures
- Energized Electrical Work Permits
- Voltage Detection & Meter Safety
- Emergency Procedures
- Job Briefing
- Switching Procedures/Model Safety Program
- Qualified and Unqualified Persons
- Safety-Related Maintenance Requirements
- Safety Requirements for Special Equipment
- Minimizing Arc Flash Hazards
- NFPA 70B
- OSHA Requirements
- NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
Courses are specially designed for both Qualified and Unqualified workers.
The employer is responsible for keeping documentation that each employee has received the required training. Be sure your training certificates have the required information and are up to date.
“Retraining” is now required at a minimum of every 3 years. An employee shall also receive additional training (or retraining) if certain conditions exist, including: the employee needs to review tasks that are performed less often than once per year, the employee needs to review safety-related work practices not normally used by the employee during regular job duties, or the employees job duties change. Refer to NFPA 70E section 110.2 Training Requirements (3) Retraining, for the complete list of conditions and requirements.
The lack of proper training can be costly and result in damage to people, equipment and your facility. Employees who complete this Arc Flash Training will learn how to perform their jobs more safely.
We can help you reduce the cost of implementing 70E with proven methods of reducing hazards and without breaking the bank. Providing the NFPA 70E Electrical/Arc Flash Safety Training for your employees will reduce downtime because all employees are trained properly helping maintain cost-effective operations. Most importantly, following through with an Arc Flash/NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Program can save lives and eliminate injuries.
Remember, creating a safer environment will prevent injuries and lower workers’ compensation costs. These procedures are no longer an option and must be addressed to protect everyone. Arc Flash Safety including: personal protective equipment, proper tools and worker safety training are essentials that must be a part of every budget, every year.
At the end of the day, everyone’s goal is to go home to their families in good health and without injury. Implementing and following through with a sound electrical safety program will be a giant step toward reaching that goal for everyone.
Questions & Information
The Jacman Group is a nationally recognized electrical safety training company specializing in Arc Flash/NFPA 70E Electrical Safety. We are 100% focused on Electrical Safety and help companies of all sizes achieve and maintain a safe electrical work environment.
We have Arc Flash/NFPA 70E Electrical Safety Training courses designed for industrial workers of all levels, including both qualified and unqualified workers, and we work with companies of all sizes. Our training classes can be customized specifically for your industry, facility, and specific needs/requirements- just ask!
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