Hazards of Electricity, Plattsburgh

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 01/18/2018
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location
North Country Chamber of Commerce

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Hazards of Electricity

Offered by the North Country Chamber of Commerce in Plattsburgh
Instructor: JOHN OLSEN, ZEIGLE SAFETY CONSULTING

Each year, electrical dangers in the workplace cause hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries. Hazards of Electricity is the key  to saving lives, reducing liability, and avoiding loss due to electrical incidents. This course will target low voltage (<1000Volts AC/ DC) systems and circuits that are common in manufacturing ,residential and commercial facilities .This course will supply you with  the knowledge and tools to help set up and follow an electrical safety program, as well as help document safety procedures for compliance  with OSHA 1910 Subpart S. Whether you’re an employer responsible for personnel safety or an employee tasked with identifying  and addressing electrical hazards, “Electrical Safe Work Practices”, training is vital.

Upon completion you should be able to:
· Understand the interaction between NFPA 70E and OSHA requirements
· Define electrical safety hazards and how to protect against shock, electrocution and arc flash
· Identify safety policies and procedures employers are legally required to provide for their workers
· Describe the safety procedures needed to work safely while exposed to live circuits
· Determine arc flash PPE categories for many common workplace tasks and conditions
· Recognize the intent and limitations of personal protective equipment
· Describe requirements for energizing and de-energizing power circuits
· Identify the elements of an Electrical Hazard Analysis
· Use the NFPA 70E Arc Flash PPE Tables to determine Arc Flash PPE Category for various tasks
· Identify the updates and changes in the new NFPA 70-E 2018 standard, etc.

Who Will Benefit: Electrical engineers, safety managers, electricians, electrical contractors, electrical inspectors, project managers, risk managers, plant managers, and facility maintenance personnel.

To register, please go to: http://www.northcountrychamber.com/Calendar/

Questions

(518) 563-1000 or beckym@northcountrychamber.com