New Mexico NFPA 70E - 2012 Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

NFPA 70E - 2012 Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Credit Hours: 4
  • Credit Type: Industry Related

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Course Objectives

At the end of this program, you should be able to:

  • Describe the major changes made in Article 90 and Chapter 1 of the 2012 NFPA 70E edition.
  • Describe how to establish an electrically safe work condition; electric shock, arc flash, arc blast; personal protective equipment (PPE); approach boundaries; flash protection boundary; and, working "on" or "near" live parts.
  • Describe the elements of an electrical safety program, including program principles, controls and procedures; hazard/risk evaluation; job briefings; and training requirements for single-employer sites and multi-employer sites, and for qualified and unqualified persons.
  • Explain the proper use of test instruments and equipment, portable electric equipment, overcurrent protection, and lockout/tagout procedures and equipment.
  • Distinguish the major types of electrical hazards and the Personal Protective Equipment that is selected to reduce injuries.
  • Describe the major changes in Chapter 2 and 3 in the 2012 NFPA 70E edition.
  • Describe safety-related maintenance requirements for electrical equipment and installations in workplaces.
  • Describe safety requirements for special equipment.

Topics Covered

ARTICLE 90 - Introduction
90.1 - Purpose
90.2 - Scope
90.3 - Standard Arrangement
90.5 - Mandatory Rules, Permissive Rules, and Explanatory Material

CHAPTER 1 - Safety-Related Work Practices
ARTICLE 100 - Definitions
ARTICLE 105 - Application of Safety-Related Work Practices
ARTICLE 110 - General Requirements for Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices
ARTICLE 120 - Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition
ARTICLE 130 - Work Involving Electrical Hazards

CHAPTER 2 - Safety Related Maintenance Requirements
ARTICLE 200 - lntroduction
ARTICLE 205 - General Maintenance Requirements

CHAPTER 3 - Safety Requirements for Special Equipment
ARTICLE 310 - Safety-Related Work Practices for Electrolytic Cells
ARTICLE 320 - Safety Requirements Related to Batteries and Battery Rooms
ARTICLE 340 - Safety-Related Work Practices: Power Electronic Equipment


Regulatory Information

NFPA 70E - New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department Construction Industries Division Electrical Bureau

  • Name:
  • New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department Construction Industries Division Electrical Bureau
  • Phone:
  • 505-476-4500
  • Fax:
  • Website URL:
  • Email Address:
  • [email protected]
  • Address:
  • 2550 Cerrillos Road Toney Anaya Building
  • City:
  • Santa Fe
  • State:
  • NM
  • Zip:
  • 87505

End of Course Instructions

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to print a certificate of completion from your training page.


Quiz Information

Each quiz must be passed with a minimum of 70% to proceed to the next lesson.



The final exam must be passed successfully with 70% or higher in order to receive your certificate of completion.

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