Course Description

This workshop will provide you with an introduction, review and update of 2018 NFPA 70E-based arc flash standards and requirements. You will gain valuable knowledge and awareness of the hazards of arc flash, how to prevent them and how to protect against them. 

Please see specific content information below in "Attend and You Will Learn."

Why You Should Attend

 The knowledge you will gain will help ensure the safe operation (and switching) of your organization or client’s electrical equipment or power distribution systems, as well as the safe implementation of work on energized electrical components.

Please see specific content information below in "Attend and You Will Learn."

Who Should Attend

This course will benefit Professional Engineers, non-licensed engineers, technicians, facilities managers and other professionals who are interested in enhancing their understanding of arc flash risk in their operations or those of their clients.

Attend and You Will Receive

  • 7.5 PDHs/0.7 CEUs
  • Reference notebook with activities
  • Networking break and luncheon
  • Certificate of completion from North Carolina State University

Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome

Attend And You Will Learn

  • The general arc flash phenomenon and the importance of arc flash training for your employees
  • The difference between shock hazard and arc flash hazard
  • The three boundaries of potential arc flash situations
  • Identification and use of appropriate arc flash PPE and associated practices
  • The arc flash incident energy analysis and its importance
  • The category method for assessing PPE requirements
  • Making sure an arc flash incident does not occur “on your watch”
  • Arc flash risk analysis-based labels
  • The NFPA 70 E changes adopted in 2018

Notes / Additional Information

Instructor: Professor S. Bobby Rauf, P.E., CEM, MBA

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