Advanced Electrical Safety for Key Personnel

Developing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

1-2* Day Course


Completion of Low Voltage Qualified (LV) and High Voltage Qualified (HV) courses
(as applicable)


Offered in conjunction with on-site training; minimum 4 students
* Course length to be determined in advance, upon discussion of scope


This participatory course provides students with a deeper understanding of electrical safety
practices, so they can serve as electrical safety SMEs for their organization.

Attendees drive the focus areas of this course based on the issues they face. The course is
designed as a facilitated discussion around a broad framework, outlined below. Students will
learn how work practices have evolved and why it matters, the interdependent relationship
of different aspects of electrical safety, which components are already working, and how to
improve weak areas.


Current NFPA 70E Standard, NFPA 70E: Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace,
OSHA Regulations (as applicable)


NFPA 70E: Handbook for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, plus e-Hazard Low and High
Voltage Course Materials (as applicable)

1. Electrical Safety Compliance
  • Understanding Standards and Regulations
  • Building a Culture of Electrical Safety

2. Electrical Hazards

  • Historical Context
  • Understanding the Dangers

3. Continuing Evolution of Protection Strategies

  • Engineering Solutions
  • Work Practices
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Best Practices
  • Practical Implementation

4. Comprehensive Approach

  • e-Hazard Safety Cycle Elements
  • Role of a Written Electrical Safety Program
  • Steps for Continuous Improvement
  • Addressing Strengths and Weaknesses

5. Key Strategies for Improving Electrical Safety

  • Job Planning
  • Auditing
  • Ongoing Training
  • Maintenance
  • Gaining Insights from Employees and Incidents