Southwest Energy Systems presents electrical safety training classes at multiple locations throughout the country to ensure that industry personnel understand the hazards and risks associated with electrical energy, how to protect themselves, their co-workers, and their equipment from the dangers that can result from arc flashes. We offer these courses – at client facilities or our facility – to enhance employee work practices. Certificates of Completion meeting OSHA requirements can be obtained by completing the core coursework. We offer a variety of courses to for different industry professionals. Below are a few courses we’ve offered in the past.
Electrical Safety & Arc Flash Compliance Training
Our SES 70E-010: Electrical Safety & Arc Flash Compliance Training is a course offering intended for electrical workers and technicians, qualified and unqualified front-line supervisors, operations and project managers, and Safety Administrators. Class attendees are introduced to the methods used to identify the shock and arc-flash hazards and risks associated with electrical energy and there is discussion about work practices to establish an electrically safe work condition. “Incident Energy” and “Limits of Approach” are presented, along with guidance on selection and use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and application of lockout/tagout (LOTO). Safety-related maintenance practices are highlighted, along with appropriate means to document and communicate methods used to reduce the risks of injury or damage to health from electrical hazards. Includes highlights of changes and updates included in the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E.
Understanding the Changes and Updates
The intended audience for this course includes Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Personnel, Technical and Operations Managers, Supervisors, Administrators and Qualified Electricians and Technicians. This course focuses on changes and updates included in the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E, and how those changes affect the industry. Discussion includes clarification of definitions; general requirements for electrical safety-related work practices, incident investigations, incident energy exposure, qualified persons, shock and arc flash risk assessments, equipment labeling, personal protective equipment and lockout/tagout (LOTO) practices.
Electrical Safety Training
For this 8-hour class, the ideal audience is electricians, mechanics, supervisors and anyone exposed to electrical hazards in the workplace.
Ideal for Field Supervisors, Managers, Environmental Health and Safety Personnel, this course focuses on changes and updates included in the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E and how those changes affect the industry. Students receive a copy of the updated standard as part of the training. Discussion includes clarification of definitions; general requirements for electrical safety-related work practices; incident investigations; incident energy exposure; qualified person; shock and arc-flash risk assessments; equipment labeling; personal protective equipment and lockout/tagout practices.
Southwest Energy System strives to continually deliver timely, effective training to industry professionals to ensure the workforce is adequately prepared for all safety-related issued. To see a full list of our upcoming training courses, visit our electrical safety and training page on our website.