Arc Flash Hazards and Safety - NFPA 70E (WEBINAR)

Course Number: E-7004WN
Credit: 7 CPD Hours*
* In all references to PDH: 1 PDH = 1 CPD Hour
Subject Matter Expert: Bobby Rauf, P.E., C.E.M., M.B.A.
Type: Live Interactive Webinar
Scheduled: Friday, September, 29, 2017, 11:00pm - 6:50am A.E.S.T (UTC+10)
Price: AUD $525.00
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In Arc Flash Hazards and Safety - NFPA 70E, you'll learn ...

  • How to identify the four boundaries of potential arc flash situations
  • The important role of Arc Flash Hazard Analysis
  • The appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for arc flash situations
  • Arc flash labeling requirements and methodology


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This webinar serves as an introduction to and review of arc flash standards and requirements, with emphasis on the 2012 revisions to NFPA 70E. We will examine the science behind the arc flash phenomenon, as well as the potential causes for arc flashes and the relationship between an arc flash event and electrical power distribution systems. We will also discuss the value of Arc Flash Hazard Analysis and identify the PPE prescribed for the five arc flash hazard classes. Additionally, we will look at the four arc flash boundaries, arc flash labeling requirements and methodology, and arc flash terminology and definitions.

This live, interactive webinar is designed for electrical engineers, industrial engineers, maintenance engineers, safety engineers, safety managers, facilities managers, project managers, electricians, principals of smaller facilities, and other technical personnel who wish to enhance their knowledge about arc flash hazards and NFPA 70E. As such, this webinar can be used to satisfy professional development hour (PDH) requirements established by state boards and other licensure agencies, or simply to meet periodic in-house training requirements.


Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Injuries and hazards associated with arc flash incidents
  • The science behind the arc flash phenomenon and potential causes for arc flash
  • The difference between shock hazard and arc flash hazard
  • The relationship between an arc flash event and electrical power distribution systems
  • Fault current and short circuit protection
  • Codes and standards of NFPA 70E, NEC, and OSHA
  • Arc Flash Hazard Analysis
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) prescribed for the five arc flash hazard classes
  • Arc flash terminology and definitions, with an introduction to the 2012 revisions
  • Arc flash labeling requirements and methodology

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CPD Hours

Our webinars are recognised for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by the following institutions: Engineers Australia (EA) in accordance with EA CPD Policy dated 19 February 2009; The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) in accordance with ICE 3006A; The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) in accordance with IPENZ CPD Good Practice Gudelines dated November 2007. For other institutions, it is recommended you check the requirements from your specific registration board. Following successful completion of the webinar, we recommend that you print off the certificate for your records. This may need to be produced for audit purposes. A copy of the certificate will be maintained by and can be found within your "My Account" area.

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