NFPA 70E 2024: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NEC 2023)

Learn 2023 standards on how to safely perform electrical tasks and prevent accidents while maintaining compliance with OSHA regulations. Enroll today!

Includes: Certificate of Completion, Certificate of Completion

Duration: 4 Hour(s) | Language: English | 4.3 (4 Reviews)

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About this

Electrical power is an essential element at home and work. It can be a dangerous force if not managed properly and should be dealt with in a safe manner while conducting workplace operations.

As an employee or an employer, it is important that you understand the importance of electrical safety.

National Fire Protection Association – NFPA 70E covers standards for electrical safety in the workplace. Throughout this course, you will review the relationship between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and NFPA 70E. You will also review general NFPA 70E standards and the importance of these standards in maintaining your safety and the safety of others in the workplace.

The purpose of NFPA 70E is to provide a working area for employees that is safe from the risk associated with the use of electricity in the workplace. Using an appropriate mix of risk controls from the hierarchy of risk control methods.



What You Get

Certificate of Completion



4 Hours


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Topics Covered

  • Introduction to NFPA 70E
  • Chapter 1 Safety-Related Work Practices
  • Chapter 2 Safety-Related Maintenance Requirements
  • Chapter 3 Safety Requirements for Special Equipment

What You’ll Learn

After you complete this course, you will have a general understanding of NFPA 70E and how it is used to identify electrical safety hazards in the workplace and ways to reduce or eliminate your exposure to them.

You will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of electrical safety in the workplace.
  • Define electrical safety terms.
  • Discuss workplace electrical injuries, including how the human body reacts to electric current, and the hazards related to arc flash, shock, flash, and blast.
  • Discuss the objective of and how to obtain an electrically safe work condition.
  • Discuss Lockout/Tagout procedures.
  • Discuss the conditions and considerations for work on energized electrical equipment.
  • Identify elements of various electrical hazard analyses and shock protection restrictions.
  • Discuss personal protective equipment, specifically electrical PPE.
  • Identify safety-related maintenance requirements.
  • Identify hazards related to special equipment.

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