JDRM Engineering offers training addressing three different employee job classifications: Qualified, Unqualified, and Supervisor. Classroom training is designed to educate employees regarding NFPA 70E 110.2 and OSHA CFR 1910.331-335 compliance pertaining to Electrical Safe Work Practices.
OSHA 1910.332(b)(2): Employees who are covered by paragraph (1) of section 1010.332 (Scope) who are not qualified persons shall be also trained in and with any electrically related practices which are necessary for their safety.
NFPA-70E 110.2(D)(2) Unqualified persons.
Unqualified persons shall be trained in and be familiar with any electrical safety related practices necessary for their safety.
JDRM Engineering’s Electrical Safe Work Practices Classroom Training Syllabus for unqualified employees as designated by their employer:
This supervisory training should include introductory and specialized courses and materials which will enable supervisors to recognize and eliminate, or reduce occupational safety and health hazards in their working units. The training shall also include the development of requisite skills in managing the agency’s safety and health program within the work unit, including the training and motivation of subordinates toward assuring safe and healthful work practices.
NFPA-70E 110.3(H)(2) Electrical Safety Auditing. “Field Work”
Field work shall be audited to verify the requirements contained in the procedures of the electrical safety program are being followed. When the auditing determines that the principles and procedures of the electrical safety program are not being followed, the appropriate revisions to the training program or revisions to the procedures shall be made.
Supervisors who have electrical workers on their shift, even though the supervisor is not an electrical supervisor, are required to have training on the OSHA regulations and must understand them. The supervisors require training so they understand the problems and issues faced by working on or near exposed energized electrical conductors and parts.
JDRM Engineering’s Electrical Safe Work Practices Classroom Training Syllabus for unqualified employees (Supervisors) as designated by their employer:
OSHA1910.399: “Qualified Person” One who has received training in and has demonstrated skills and knowledge in the operation of electrical equipment and installations and hazards involved.
NFPA-70E 110.2(D)(1) Qualified persons.
A qualified person shall be trained and knowledgeable of the construction and operation of equipment or a specific work method and be trained to recognized and avoid the electrical hazards that might be present with respect to that equipment or work method.
JDRM Engineering’s Electrical Safe Work Practices Classroom Training Syllabus
for employees who will be qualified by their employer:
Classroom training is a seven hour instructional program conducted at a location designated by the employer.
Employers are asked to supply on-site photos of employees performing tasks, PPE, signage, and Arc Flash Labels; in addition to any other policies/procedures to customize the classroom training.
(Specific electrical task training is best served (on-the-job) directed and documented by the Employer.)
JDRM Engineering also offers six electrical safety task training modules addressing the following topics:
The purpose of these task modules is to review company policies and procedures related to education on these topics. OSHA 1910.132(f)(1) states “The employer shall provide training to each employee who is required by this section to use PPE. Each such employee shall be trained to know at least the following:
Robert (Bob) Nicholson, CESCP