NFPA 70E (2021) - Using the PPE Category Method Live Virtual Training

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  • Description

    Learn the ins and outs of how to apply the PPE category method for selection of personal protective equipment in the field when an incident energy analysis has not been done.

    Taking appropriate measures of protection for personnel at risk of hazards associated with electrical energy is critical to minimizing incidents, injuries, and loss of life. NFPA 70E®, Using the PPE Category Method Live Virtual Training teaches how to apply the PPE category method for selection of arc flash PPE. This innovative real-time online course provides an in-depth review of the process of using the PPE category method to choose the correct equipment on the job.

    Walk through the process of calculating the available fault current at the point on the system where work will be performed and the corresponding clearing time of upstream overcurrent protection. Learn to use the 2021 edition of NFPA 70E®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®, to find the corresponding sections in the tables to confirm the appropriate PPE category and arc flash boundary. The instructor will also run through multiple scenarios where you will apply what you've learned to choose the correct PPE.

    NFPA® Live Virtual Training brings the high-impact classroom learning experience to you in an engaging and intuitive digital format.

    This 2-hour online course provides the opportunity to benefit from high-quality, live training from virtually anywhere you can connect to the Internet. Presented by an NFPA subject matter expert via Zoom video conferencing, the program offers interactive instruction in understanding and applying PPE criteria in real-world scenarios.

    All registrants are provided with a student workbook to use during class. Attendance earns you 0.2 continuing education units, and a Certificate of Completion is available after the course by passing an online exam.

    Help ensure you are able to comply with the latest provisions for using the PPE category method with NFPA Live Virtual Training.

    Whether you are new to work involving dangerous electrical hazards or a seasoned professional, this is a can't-miss opportunity to get a better understanding of how NFPA 70E keeps you safer.

     

    Who Will Benefit: Electrical engineers, safety managers, electricians, electrical contractors, plant managers, facility maintenance personnel, electrical inspectors, risk managers, mechanical engineers, HVAC installers, designers, and project managers.

    Certificate of Completion:
    To demonstrate your proficiency, go online to take the course assessment. Once you successfully complete the assessment and course evaluation you can download and print your Certificate of Completion.

    Continuing Education Credit:
    Earn 0.2 CEUs for this 2-hour live virtual training. Attendance is required to earn CEUs. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization before attending.

    Learn Virtually. Apply the Code in Real Life!
    The premier training experience from NFPA: now customized with virtual instruction for your workplace, administered by recognized experts who developed the codes and standards. For more information, contact us at 1-800-344-3555 or e-mail virtualtraining@nfpa.org.

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    For more information or to receive a price quote for NFPA group training, please call 877-336-3280 or e-mail grouptraining@nfpa.org.

  • Live Virtual Training Demo

    Attend classes in real time over the internet through our virtual classroom platform. It's the same high-quality learning experience and expert instruction you’ve come to expect from NFPA® in-person classroom training—only it’s from the comfort of your own home computer. Watch this video for more information.

     

  • Live Virtual Training Terms & Specifications

    Course Tuition: The course tuition is due and payable before starting class.

    Expiration: Participants will need to attend the training at the scheduled time of the class. The class will not be recorded. Participants will have access to the post-training assessment and course evaluation for 60 days.

    CEUs: You earn 0.1 continuing education unit (CEU) for each learning hour. To verify total numbers of CEUs for a course, please check the description tab. Upon successful completion of a course, participants will be able to download the CEUs certificate directly from the NFPA® Learning Portal. Please verify applicability with your professional board or organization.

    Specifications:

    Confirmation – You will receive a registration confirmation. Check it for accuracy!

    To access the training, go to My Profile, then to My Training, and then click on the link to the NFPA Training Portal.

    • Course materials will be available on the portal prior to the beginning of the training. It is recommended that you download and print the material before the start of the class.
    • Information on how to access the live event will be posted to the NFPA portal in the Information document, along with other information to help you prepare for the training.
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    • Refunds
      To receive a full refund for live virtual training, NFPA must receive written notification of your desire to cancel your registration via fax, mail, or email at least 7 business days prior to the start of the program. If notification is received fewer than 7 business days prior to the start of the program, you may transfer your registration to a program of equal or lesser value with availability or you may transfer your registration to another person; however, no refund will be made. If no notice is received, your registration fee will be forfeited. Multiple requests to transfer the same original registration may be subject to a 20% service fee.
    • Cancellation policy
      To receive a full refund if you cancel your registration, you must notify us in writing via fax, mail, or email at least 7 business days prior to the start of the training. The fax number and mailing address are located in the top right corner of this page. Or, submit your request online. If notification is received fewer than 7 business days in advance, you may transfer to a training of equal or lesser value or transfer your registration to another person. If no notice is received, your registration fee will be forfeited.
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