Protecting Public Health and the Environment

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NOTE: Times shown below are local to the training event.


Start Date and Time: 1/17/2019 8:30 AM MST
End Date and Time: 1/17/2019 4:00 PM MST
Location: DEQ Office Suite #110 650 Addison Avenue West TWIN FALLS, ID 83303
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Registration Deadline Date and Time: 1/14/2019 5:00 PM MST

Details: Energy Management Corporation proposes to offer the following course as a public service to professionals involved in the design and maintenance of public and private electrical power systems. The course will can act as an introduction or a review of basic electrical safety concepts with the goal of preventing injury as well as complying with current government and industry safety standards including NFPA 70E and OSHA. Learning Objectives: Hour 1 Understanding: The fundamentals of electrical power and energy The harmful effects of electricity on the human body How to identify electrical hazards Proper work practices Proper use of tools and instruments Current safety standards and compliance with Local, State, and Federal requirements Selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety warning signs Fundamentals of Electrical Power & Energy Hour 2 Fundamentals of electrical circuits Normal, short circuit, and arcing currents Grounding & bonding Circuit protective devices Interrupting ratings & protective coordination GFCI & Ground fault protection Arc fault interrupter Surge Protective Devices Why do Accidents Occur Hour 3 Statistics Electrical Injuries Worker Training Can accidents be prevented? Common Electrical Hazards Hour 4 How to identify electrical hazards Overhead and energized conductors Unsafe equipment Batteries & battery rooms Grounding hazards Overloaded circuits Fuse replacements Safety Related Work Practices Hour 5 Energized vs de-energized Proper use of tools & instruments Multi-meters (voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters) Infrared Cameras Phase Meters Receptacle Testers One-hand rule Second person rule Plug strip safety Lockout/tagout Personal protective equipment (PPE) Fire extinguishers Codes & Standards, Record Keeping, and Procedures Hour 6 NFPA 70E, standard for electrical safety in the workplace OSHA Safety Standards Safety Program Qualified vs Unqualified Job pre-planning / work permits Safety meetings Arc flash protection Required documents Forms & procedures First aid/CPR

Contact Information:
Barbi Burke

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Fee: $120.00

Continuing Education:
Event Credit: 0.60 CEU
Accepted In: Idaho
Course Type: Classroom/Workshop
CEU Course Number: WWP17088173

DEQ Drinking Water contact:
Curtis Stoehr at or (208) 373-0542