Arc Flash and Electrical Safety Best Practices (NFPA 70E 2021 Edition)

50 min.
Upon initial assignment
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This courseĀ covers awareness-level information for workers who have jobs or assignments that bring them into contact with electrical hazards, such as arc flash and electric shock. The NFPA standard 70E (2021 edition) provides a standard for safety-related work practices for the construction, maintenance, operation and demolition of electrical systems in the workplace.

Completing this lesson does not designate an employee as an electrically-qualified worker.

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Intended Audience 

UW personnel with jobs that might expose them to electrical hazards, shock, and arc flash.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201