Electrical Safety for Qualified Electrical Personnel

Course Number - FND-035

Course Number - FND-035

Course Purpose

This is an in-depth electrical safety course that covers electrical safety, including LOTO and arc flash, that meets the training requirements specified in OSHA 1910 and NFPA 70E.



Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to do the following:

  • Describe general safety hazards and precautions associated with electrical systems
  • Describe electrical tool and equipment safety
  • Define voltage level conventions for electrical systems
  • Describe electrical system lockout/tagout requirements
  • Identify the requirements for working on energized equipment
  • Given a scenario, describe the requirements associated with arc flash protection
  • Given a scenario, discuss the proper use of personal protective equipment
  • Describe the proper use of electrical protective rubber goods
  • Explain the requirements for protective grounding
  • Describe the electrical safety requirements associated with fuses
  • Describe the electrical safety requirements associated with switchgear and circuit breakers
  • Describe the electrical safety requirements for batteries and DC systems 

Who Should Attend

This course is recommended for qualified electrical personnel and appropriate for non-technical students requiring safety awareness.





Student Materials

To enhance and facilitate the students’ learning experiences, the following materials are provided as part of the course package:

  • Student Manual -  includes the key concepts, definitions, examples, and activities presented in this course and includes the hands-on exercises

Next Learning Level

Once you have mastered the skills covered in this course, you may want to attend specific training, such as:

Basic Electrical Concepts (EMS-100)


Course Length

This is a two-day course.

Course Agenda

Day 1

  • Listing Applicable policies and regulations
  • Defining a Qualified Person
  • Following General Safety Precautions
  • Describing the Voltage Level Convention
  • Applying Tool and Equipment Safety
  • Controlling Hazardous Energy
  • Working on Energized Equipment
  • Following the Requirements of 1910.269(1)
  • Following the Requirements of 1910.33

Day 2

  • Utilizing Arc Flash Protection
  • Using and Maintaining Personal Protective Equipment
  • Applying Protective Grounding
  • Changing Fuses
  • Operating Switchgear and Circuit Breakers
  • Listing Compliance Guidance

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