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:  Attendees of this course may also be interested in attending OTI 3095: Electrical Standards.


CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15031 Apr 20, 2015 Apr 20, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $270
15032 Sep 14, 2015 Sep 14, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $270
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
13026 Apr 15, 2013 Apr 15, 2013 Classroom $245
13027 Sep 23, 2013 Sep 23, 2013 Classroom $245
14088 Sep 8, 2014 Sep 8, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $245

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


    • Design systems for safety
    • Use of properly related insulated tools
    • Use of PPE, including flame retardant clothing
  • General requirements for electrical safety related work practices
  • Establishing an electrically-safe work environment
  • Model safety program
  • Working on or near live parts


    • Energized electrical work permits
    • Approach boundaries to live parts
    • Flash hazard analysis
    • Other precautions for personnel activities
    • Personal and other protective equipment
  • Safety related maintenance requirements
  • Safety requirements for special equipment
  • Installation safety requirements

For Course-Related Questions

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


Parking Pass

When you register, you may choose to purchase a parking pass for an additional fee (Atlanta offerings only). The pass is valid for parking in the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center parking deck.