To provide a basic understanding of arc flash and arc blast (often referred to as electrical flash-over).
At the end of the course, the trainee will be able to:
- Differentiate between arc flash and electric shock.
- Recall hazards, injuries, and indirect consequences related to arc flash and electric shock.
- Recognize the way approach protection boundaries are determined.
- Match approach boundary criteria with worker qualifications.
- Identify necessary training and skills for qualified workers.
- Recall the primary elements of an electrical safety program.
- Identify basic procedural steps for lock and tag.
- Identify the requirements for the use of test instruments and equipment.
- Recall the requirements, benefits, and components of a job briefing.
- Identify the requirements, benefits, and components of an energized work permit.
- Recall PPE responsibilities and requirements related to working around energized electrical equipment and parts
- Primary hazards of electricity
- Arc flash hazard
- Shock hazard
- What is an electric arc
- Measuring arc flash
- Legislation/safety policy
- Arc flash risk assessment
- How the process work
Who Should Attend?
Electricians who have duty holder responsibilities /managing electrical systems /operating electrical equipment.