Arc Flash Safety: Unqualified Person
This session provides information about arc flash, shock hazards, and best safety practices for “unqualified persons” who work around electrical equipment but who lack the skills, knowledge, and training to work on or near exposed, energized electrical equipment. In this session, we’ll talk about the hazards and risks of working around exposed, energized electrical equipment. We’ll also discuss general safe work practices from the consensus standard, National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, that can help prevent arc flash incidents.
Course Duration: 30 minutes
- Identify the causes and risks of arc flash
- Follow safe work procedures to prevent arc flash
- Identify and wear the proper PPE
- Respond appropriately to an arc flash incident