Task Qualified Switch Operation

Switch Operator Task Qualified Training

Class Overview

The content of this class is usually tailored to the unique needs of an individual company. Switch Operators need general electrical safety awareness training and specific training regarding the shock and arc flash hazards relative to switch operation. e-Hazard offers a concise course based on NFPA 70E and OSHA guidelines to address electrical safety and issues specific to this task. As each environment is different, e-Hazard can modify the curriculum to address the electrical safety training needs of particular employees as identified by management, engineering and safety.

What You'll Learn

Workers who attend our Task Qualified Switch Operation class will learn the following information:
  • Understanding the task and scope
  • Identifying hazards that may be present
  • Defining the role and responsibilities
  • Applicable safety rules
  • PPE and tools necessary for safe performance
  • Specific requirements for NFPA 70E compliance
  • How to read arc flash labels

Who Should Attend?

Personnel involved in operating or maintaining electrical equipment that are not Low Voltage Qualified and their supervisors:
  • Machine operators
  • Operating supervisors
  • Department heads
  • Foremen
  • Upper and middle management*
  • Plant managers*
  • Mechanics*
* If additional Awareness Class isn’t offered

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