ELECTRICAL SAFETY TRAINING

Expert training in OSHA and NFPA 70E Compliance.

Electrical Safety Training

Ritter Safety brings common sense, educational and insightful training to international corporations, large regional employers and small family owned companies. We will assist you whether you have no electrical safety program or help fine tune and update your existing programs.

Whether your industry is:

  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Data Center Management
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Government
  • Mechanical/Electrical Contracting

or any other industry that brings your employees in contact with electrical hazards, we have taught classes in your industry and have the right training class for you.

Ritter Safety provides Arc Flash and Electrical Safety Training that reduces liability and dramatically increases workplace safety. We provide High Quality and Affordable On-Site Training Classes anywhere in the United States.

Contact us today for information regarding On-Site classes.

2-Hour Awareness Training

This class is designed for the Unqualified Non-Electrical Worker whose work related tasks may still expose them to electrical hazards.  OSHA and NFPA 70E require that this worker be trained to the level needed to recognize and avoid any hazards they may encounter.  The session will be conducted by an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer with special knowledge of NFPA 70E.

The following topics will be covered in this session:

  • Overview and explanation of Arc Flash and Shock Hazards.
  • Explanation of Electrical Equipment Labeling Information.
  • General Electrical Safety Requirements for all employees.
  • Explanation of Shock and Arc Flash Boundaries.
  • Qualified Person and Unqualified Person defined.
  • Limitations and Restrictions for Unqualified Persons.
4-Hour Technician Training

This class is designed for the Qualified Electrical Worker and focuses on the practical application of industry electrical safety standards.

  • Assist with OSHA and NFPA 70E compliance by providing the classroom-type Electrical Safety Training required by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.332 and NFPA 70E Article 110.2.
  • The session will be conducted by an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer with special knowledge of NFPA 70E.

The training session will include:

  • Overview and explanation of Arc Flash and Shock Hazards.
  • Real-world, practical examples that illustrate the need and effectiveness of NFPA 70E.
  • General Electrical Safety Requirements for all employees.
  • OSHA and NFPA 70E Justification for Energized Work.
  • Shock Hazard Risk Assessments.
  • Limited and Restricted Approach Boundaries for Shock.
  • Detailed instruction regarding the use and care of, rubber insulated, voltage-rated gloves.
  • Insulated tools and other voltage-rated materials.
  • Arc Flash Hazards.
  • Arc Flash Boundaries.
  • Arc Flash Hazards with covers on and/or doors closed vs. covers off and/or doors open.
  • Arc Flash Risk Assessment Procedures.
  • PPE Selection for when the Incident Energy Analysis has been performed.
  • PPE Selection for when the PPE Category Method must be used.
  • Proper care and maintenance of Arc Flash PPE.

Ideally the attendee of the 4-Hour class will have some previous electrical safety training.  If the attendee has never received this training it is recommended they attend the 8-Hr training class, if possible.

8-Hour Manager / Technician Training

This class is designed for Qualified Electrical Workers and their Managers or Supervisors and gives the attendee an overall understanding of industry requirements and practical application of the standards.

  • Assist with OSHA and NFPA 70E compliance by providing the classroom-type Electrical Safety Training required by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.332 and NFPA 70E Article 110.2.
  • The session will be conducted by an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer with in-depth knowledge of NFPA 70E.

The training session will include:

  • Overview and explanation of Arc Flash and Shock Hazards.
  • Real-world, practical examples that illustrate the need and effectiveness of NFPA 70E.
  • General Electrical Safety Requirements for all employees.
  • OSHA and NFPA 70E Justification for Energized Work.
  • Shock Hazard Risk Assessments.
  • Limited and Restricted Approach Boundaries for Shock.
  • Detailed instruction regarding the use and care of, rubber insulated, voltage-rated gloves.
  • Insulated tools and other voltage-rated materials.
  • Arc Flash Hazards.
  • Arc Flash Boundaries.
  • Arc Flash Hazards with covers on and/or doors closed vs. covers off and/or doors open.
  • Arc Flash Risk Assessment Procedures.
  • PPE Selection for when the Incident Energy Analysis has been performed.
  • PPE Selection for when the PPE Category Method must be used.
  • Proper care and maintenance of Arc Flash PPE.
  • Relationship and differences between NFPA 70E, NFPA 70B, NFPA 70 & OSHA.
  • New Job Safety Plan Requirements and recommendations for implementation.
  • Job Briefing Requirements.
  • Energized Electrical Work Permits (EEWP).
  • Lockout / Tagout (LOTO) & Creating an Electrically Safe Work Condition.
  • NFPA 70E Requirements regarding proper Lockout / Tagout.
  • LOTO Process and Procedures.
  • Simple LOTO vs. Complex LOTO.
  • Host Employer & Contract Employer Responsibilities.
  • Electrical Equipment Maintenance Requirements.
  • Recent changes in the standard that may cause confusion when interpreting equipment labels.
  • Innovations, improvements and benefits of modern electrical PPE vs. legacy or older equipment.

NOTE:  The 8-Hour class is highly recommended for the employee with little or no previous electrical safety training who desires Qualified Worker status.  This class is also ideal for management and supervisors who need a full understanding of the standards they are required to follow.

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