This full day seminar will focus on electrical hazard recognition, prevention and control. Content will include recognized best practices for establishing and implementing a sound electrical safety program, based on the
This full day seminar will focus on electrical hazard recognition, prevention and control. Content will include recognized best practices for establishing and implementing a sound electrical safety program, based on the recommendations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and The National Electrical Code (NEC) Standard NFPA 70E ‘Electrical Safety in the Workplace’. There will be highlights of the 2018 NFPA 70E standard discussed. Electrical hazard recognition, prevention and control are one of the main objectives of the program.
Included are electrical and arc flash safety, including understanding arc flash and the hazards of arc flash. Fundamentals of OSHA electrical safety and the OSHA requirements for competent persons for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices, as found in 1910.331-335 will be covered. The course will also cover additional selected elements of OSHA’s Electrical Standard for General Industry CFR1910 Subpart S ‘Electrical’.
In addition, there will be a focus on the hazards of electricity and effects of electricity on the human body. Electrical tools, appliance and equipment grounding, double insulation, ground-fault circuit interrupters and acceptable use and maintenance of electrical flexible cords will be discussed. Students will be given two electrical safety quizzes at the conclusion of the course.
Speaker Information: Michael Serpe, BSEM, CSP is President and founder of SafetyFirstna, Inc. a Chicago-based Environmental, Health and Safety and health consultancy firm. SafetyFirstna, Inc. provides companies help with OSHA, DOT and EPA compliance, by providing customized OSHA & EHS Training for Corporations, OSHA-Style Audits, and customized written Company EHS Policy & Procedures.
Morning coffee with continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
The maximum number of participants has been set so we encourage registering early. An invoice will be emailed based on the number of participants. Approximate cost is $80 per person (non-refundable).
MSAP Bonus Points (1) will be given for attending this full day session.
(Wednesday) 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Central
CCMSI Lisle Office
3333 Warrenville Road
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