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Arc Flash Safety: OSHA Requirements for Your Workplace

Summary

Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

OSHA has passed several changes that will bring the standard in compliance with NFPA-70E, these changes will effect a number of industries and facilities. Are you in compliance? Each year thousands of employees are treated for severe arc flash injuries. Despite the high risk to employees and associated costs, many employers are still unclear on OSHA rules relating to electrical hazards. In this 60-minute webinar you and your managers will learn:

  • OSHA regulations pertaining to arc flash safety
  • How to determine arc flash hazard levels in the workplace
  • Training and equipment requirements for employers & employees
  • What you need to know on the NFPA 70E 2012 standard

Program Highlights

  • OSHA's Standard for Arc Flash - and Enforcement Actions

    • OSHA Fines and Enforcement - who is OSHA targeting?
    • Applicable Codes and Regulations supporting Arc Flash Safety
    • Staged testing and the forces involved in an Arc Flash explosion
  • Electrical Hazards in the Workplace: How to Protect Your Employees

    • The three types of Electrical Hazards in the workplace
    • The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Arc Flash
    • Important Arc Flash statistics - and Costs to the Business
    • How to read an Arc Flash warning label
  • NFPA-70E Standard: What's Needed to Keep Compliant

    • Why facilities want to be NFPA-70E compliant
    • Three steps to 70E Compliance
    • Hazard Risk Categories & Associated Arc Rated PPE
    • How Arc Flash affects your LO/TO Program
  • Live Question & Answer Session - Have your specific arc flash questions answered

About The Speaker

John R. Skal, BSME, is the founder of Falcon Power Consultants, specialists in providing engineered Arc Flash Hazard Analysis (AFHA) solutions for NFPA-70E compliance. He possesses more than 25 years' engineering, operations and maintenance experience, including being an integral part of the management team responsible for the 1st Steel Company becoming OSHA "VPP" certified in the United States.

  • He speaks at national conferences and trade organizations educating safety managers, risk management personnel, facility maintenance staff, and qualified electrical workers on safeguarding employees and mitigating company liability and risk with regards to an arc flash incident.
  • Skal has presented at many conferences including ISA (Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society), ABA (American Bakers Association) Safety Conference, ERI (Employer Resource Institute) and the PASSHE (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education).
  • Falcon Power Consultants provides customized site-specific NFPA-70E Awareness training educating both affected employees and supervisors in the proper procedures and protection of personnel in the event of an Arc Flash

Program Benefits

In this 60-minute program you and your managers will learn how to protect employees conducting electrical and maintenance work, keep your company OSHA compliant, mitigate litigation and how to become NFPA-70E compliant.