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

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

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  • Duration: 4 
  • Language: English

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NFPA 70E for work practices is designed to avoid injury from a release of electrical energy and help to prevent or minimize exposure to all widely recognized electrical hazards. This online course is intended for use by owners, contractors, employers, safety directors and trainers, managers, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) buyers, electrically qualified workers and unqualified employees who need to protection against electrical hazards in the workplace.

The course provides a summary of the major changes to the previous 2009 NFPA 70E in the 2012 edition, and is designed be used in conjunction with a hard copy of the NFPA 70E. We recommend that you use the published standard for reference, particularly to review large tables that cannot be displayed in the course screen due to their size.


Course Objectives

At the end of this program, the Participant will be able to:

MODULE 1            
  • 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

MODULE 1: Changes in Article 90 and Chapter 1

  • ARTICLE 90 - lntroduction  

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  
  • Informative Annexes  

MODULE 2: Changes in Chapters 2 and 3

  • ARTICLE 90 - Introduction

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  
  • Informative Annexes  

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End of Course Instructions

Please go to your profile page and print your Certificate of Completion. If you have any questions or concerns please contact customer service at

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.


Additional Information

The Caroline County Code requires ten (10) hours of Continuing Education in order to renew a Master or General Electrician License.

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Gerard From Manchester, NH Took NFPA 70E - 2012 Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, And Said:

this course was awesome

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