Arc Flash Awareness and Electrical Safety Training Programs
Do unqualified persons require Arc Flash Awareness Training? Absolutely, machine operators, supervisors and any employee whose work environment is influenced by the presence of electrical energy shall be trained in and familiar with electrical safety-related practices. Craft Electric & Maintenance can help your company achieve compliance through our Arc Flash Awareness and Basic Training Programs.
Electrical Safety in the Workplace NFPA70E (2015)
Our programs are designed by our staffed NFPA Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional (CESCP) and to follow NFPA 70 E Article 110
Arc Flash Hazard Awareness Training
Objective: Provide a level of understanding to “Qualified” and “Unqualified Persons” whose job responsibilities expose them to an electrical hazard when the risk associated with that hazard is not reduced to a safe level by applicable electrical installation requirements. This training is recommended for those whose work environment is influenced by the presence of electrical energy such as machine operators, maintenance personal, supervisors and other levels of management.
Course Name: Arc Flash Hazard Awareness Training
|Purpose:||To enable employees to understand the hazards of an energized electrical system and the relationship between electrical hazards and possible injury.|
|Format:||Classroom lecture with optional facility tour to review specific arc flash labeling (if labels have been deployed)|
|Class Size:||up to 25 individuals|
Electrical Safety “Basic Training” (unqualified persons)
Objective: Bring awareness to the “Unqualified Person” relative to any electrical safety-related practices necessary for their safety 110.2(D)(2) NFPA70E (2015)
This training is recommended for those, whose work environment is not typically influenced by the presence of electrical energy, but may enter an area where electrical hazards may exist, such as forklift drivers, material movers and office personal.
Course Name: Electrical Safety “Basic Training” (for Unqualified individuals)
|Purpose:||Unqualified persons shall be trained in, and be familiar with, any electrical safety related practices necessary for their safety. See 110.2 D (2)|
|Format:||Classroom / lecture format no exam.|
|Class Size:||As your training facility will allow.|
Qualified Person(s) Training and Skills Assessment
Objective: Provide the necessary training that will enable a qualified person to implement the safety-related work practices and procedures required by NFPA 70E (2015). This training is recommended for those who access electrical equipment, controllers, machines, or devices where exposure to energized electrical conductors and circuit parts exist.
Course Name: Qualified Person(s) Training and Skills Assessment
Purpose: To provide qualified individuals with safety-related work practices and procedural requirements.
Format: Three-hour classroom / lecture format with exam. Followed up by 30 to 45 minutes of one on one or with two (Buddy system) hands-on task oriented training per qualified individual
Duration: 3.5 hours total per individual – but one on one or two time is staged through the day.
Class Size: Typically, 10 to 12 qualified individuals are a full one-day session. Each of these individuals receive an estimated 30 to 45 minutes of individual instruction/assessment.
* The recommended training program for qualified individuals is the Arc Flash Hazard Awareness session followed by the Qualified Persons Training and Skills Assessment. The combination of these two classes builds the qualified individuals knowledge base on the hazards of the electrical system and the knowledge to perform designated tasks safely.
The intent of this training is to establish an electrically safe working condition.