Do I need to complete NFPA 70E training?

Do you have people working on or around energized equipment? Then, NFPA 70E training is required. OSHA is using NFPA 70E as a national consensus standard, so it is vital that your team understands all the requirements. Per NFPA, anyone working on or around energized equipment needs training on electrical safe work practices.
If you are interested in finding out how to protect yourself and others from potential electrical accidents, we offer training seminars to help get you caught up to speed on NFPA 70E requirements. We can even come to your facility to provide the training.
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Training Scope for NFPA 70E/Energized Electrical Work Hazards Training

Henderson Services offers training classes to accommodate all levels of employees. All employees attending the class outlined below will receive a training manual for use during the training session and for future reference. Additionally, each trainee will receive a certificate of completion for the class attended.

All class instructors are certified to offer CEUs through the Commonwealth of Kentucky and have received certification through NFPA.

The NFPA 70E/Energized Electrical Work Hazards Training class outline is as follows:

Introduction to Arc Flash

  • Definition
  • What is Arc Flash?
  • Overview of changes to NFPA 70E-2015 & 2018
  • Methods of reducing Arc Flash Potential

Protection Boundaries and Limits of Approach

  • Electric Shock Potential
    • Unintended Contact w/Electricity
    • Electric Shock and effects on the Human Body
    • Current Limit Tolerances
  • Definition of Boundaries and Spaces
    • Flash Protection Boundary
    • Limited Space Boundary
    • Restricted Space Boundary
  • Using Tables 130.4 & 130.7 to Determine Boundaries
  • Applying Boundaries and Spaces to Electrical Tasks
  • Identifying Hazards using Arc Flash Labels

Qualified vs. Unqualified

  • OSHA/NEC distinctions between Qualified and Unqualified Persons
    • Applying the Approach Limits for Unqualified Persons
    • Applying the Approach Limits for Qualified Persons
  • Energized Work Permits- Exemptions and Requirements

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

  • Protective Clothing
    • Rating Systems of Clothing
    • Burn Characteristics of Clothing
    • Flame Resistant vs. Flame Retardant
    • Clothing Care and Wear Characteristics
  • Arc Flash Protection
    • Single Layer vs. Multi-Layer
    • Protective Systems
    • Eye/Ear Protection
    • Gloves and Footwear
  • NFPA Methods of Selecting PPE
    • PP Classifications
    • Selection of PPE based on Table 130.7(C) (15)
    • Selection of PPE based upon Arc Flash Hazard Analysis


To learn more about our training program involving
Electrical Safe Work Practices and Safety Related Maintenance
or to schedule a training,
please get in touch with Westley Hall
at 859.422.3347 or

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