NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Course Description

Understand the requirements outlined by the NFPA 70E. Use this knowledge to educate your employees on NFPA 70E safety standards. 

NOTICE: It is highly recommended that attendees of this course also attend OTI 3095: Electrical Standards.

Course ID: EST 7005P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

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Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Sep 10, 2018 Sep 10, 2018 Monday, September 10, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270 18037
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14088 Sep 8, 2014 Sep 8, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $245
15031 Apr 20, 2015 Apr 20, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
15032 Sep 14, 2015 Sep 14, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
16104 Apr 18, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
16105 Sep 12, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
17107 May 15, 2017 May 15, 2017 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $270
17108 Nov 3, 2017 Nov 3, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $270
18002 May 14, 2018 May 14, 2018 Classroom Savannah, Georgia $270

Who Should Attend

Blue-collar supervisors, electrical engineers, electricians, electronic equipment assemblers, industrial machine operators, mechanics and repairers, maintenance personnel, riggers and roustabouts, stationary engineers, welders and management personnel

How You Will Benefit

  • Improved safety awareness
  • Learn how NFPA 70E requirements affect your facility and personnel
  • Protection from arc flashes and blasts
  • Learn about PPE in order to protect against arc flashes and blasts
  • Training requirements for personnel
  • Learn what it takes to provide a safe work environment for your employees


  • Introduction to NFPA 70E
  • The relationship between NFPA 70E and OSHA
  • The basic concepts of NFPA 70E
  • General requirements for electrical safety related work practices
  • Establishing an electrically-safe work environment
  • Model safety program
  • Working on or near live parts
  • Safety related maintenance requirements
  • Safety requirements for special equipment
  • Installation safety requirements


Suggested - Optional

  • NFPA 70E –  current edition textbook
  • Laptop to view 70E material

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET