NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

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NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Course Description

Put safety first! This course provides you with an understanding of the requirements outlined by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 70E for electrical safety in the workplace. You will be able to use this knowledge to educate your employees on NFPA 70E safety standards. It is highly recommended that attendees of this course also attend OTI 3095: Electrical Standards.

Course Content


  • Introduction
  • Basic concepts


  • OSHA
  • NFPA 70E


  • Requirements
  • Best practices


  • Arc flash risk assessment
  • Shock hazard risk assessment


  • Design of the system
  • Administrative controls
  • Personal protective equipment
Requirements & Materials
Important Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus only, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Courses delivered in an online format or outside the Atlanta campus are not eligible for VA benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.


Suggested - Optional

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

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for supervisors, electrical engineers, electricians, electronic equipment assemblers, industrial machine operators, mechanics, maintenance personnel, riggers and roustabouts, stationary engineers, welders, and management personnel.

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What You Will Learn

  • NFPA 70E introduction and basic concepts
  • The relationship between NFPA 70E and OSHA
  • General requirements for electrical safety-related work practices
  • How to establish an electrically safe work environment
  • Model safety program
  • How to work on or near live parts
  • Safety-related maintenance requirements
  • Safety requirements for special equipment
  • The installation of safety requirements
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How You Will Benefit

  • Improve safety awareness.
  • Learn how NFPA 70E requirements affect your facility and personnel.
  • Protect against arc flashes and blasts.
  • Gain an understanding of training requirements for personnel.
  • Provide a safe work environment for your employees.
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The solid OSHA curriculum, fueled with hands-on training, and a strong professional network builds you for a successful safety career.

- Rodrigues "Rocky" Smith
Safety Manager


We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

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  • Flexible Schedule
  • Group Training
  • Customize Content
  • On-Site Training
  • Earn a Certificate
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