Trainer Course: Electrical Safety Standard for the Workplace, NFPA 70E

Course Description

This course is designed to assist personnel in becoming trainers in the NFPA 70E standards. The materials allow you to understand the basics of the standard, apply training techniques, and apply your presentation skills.

Course ID: EST 7018P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course 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, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Dec 4, 2018 Dec 5, 2018 Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $795 18047
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
17250 Nov 28, 2017 Nov 29, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $795




Who Should Attend

All personnel with electrical safety responsibilities in a position of leadership in which you may have to train other personnel. Some of positions could include: engineer, technician, maintenance supervisor, plant manager, electrical, master electrician, mechanical supervisor, production manager, safety coordinator, SHE manager, electrical contractors and many more people.

How You Will Benefit

  • Discuss the hazards of arc flash/blast
  • List the best work practices to protect employees
  • Understand the selection and use of PPE
  • Interpret the labels on electrical equipment
  • Know how to do an arc flash/shock hazard analysis
  • Discuss the NFPA 70E and OSHA standards
  • Know how to apply adult learning techniques
  • Identify the elements of an electrical safety program


  • Introduction
  • Pre-test
  • Why Follow 70E
  • What is Electrical Safety Standards
  • Hazard Recognition
  • Elements of Electrical Safety Evaluation
  • How to Select PPE
  • Safe Electrical Work Condition
  • Grounding Meter Principles
  • Best Practices
  • ESP
  • OSHA Citations
  • Training Techniques
  • Class Presentations
  • Exam



  • Access to NFPA 70E

For Course-Related Questions

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