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1910.269 Electrical Safety Seminar for Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution

At the end of this seminar students will be able to:

  1. Learn how to create a safe work environment for you and your co-workers
  2. Review the OSHA specific requirements for working on or near high voltage electrical systems



2 Day

1.6 CEU

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  • Why You should take this seminar

    Review OSHA electrical safety and specific requirements to work safely and efficiently for while near high voltage electrical systems. This electrical safety seminar covers the training mandates under OSHA 1910.269, including the requirements to be deemed a Qualified Worker.  With a seven-fold increase in OSHA’s penalty structure for violations and proposed revisions to allow harsher criminal negligence citations, you and your contractors need to be updated.

    Learn how to create a safe work environment for you and your co-workers through understanding electrical hazards and proper work and protection practices.

    Review the OSHA specific requirements for working near high voltage electrical systems, including personal protective grounding, equipment grounding, live line tools, PPE, and LOTO. Training will address power generation, over-head and underground lines and NESC applications.

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  • Who Should Take This Seminar

    People who will benefit from attending this our electrical safety seminar for power generation include:

    • Electricians
    • Environmental health & safety personnel
    • Supervisors working on or who oversee employees working on 50V or greater equipment
    • Linemen & Utility workers
    • Owners & managers

    Other people who are frequently impacted by this training:

    • Maintenance Technicians
    • Energy management personnel
    • Fire Alarm Technicians
    • Plant & facility maintenance technicians
    • Building engineers
    • Building managers & superintendents
    • Plant & facility managers
    • Stationary engineers
    • Safety directors
  • What You'll Learn

    • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269 mandates to work safely and efficiently near high voltage electrical systems
    • Qualified Worker requirements
    • Understand electrical hazards, electrical shocks, and arcs and blasts
    • Fault current and potential difference
    • Power generation, over-head, and underground lines and NESC applications
    • Personal protective grounding, live line tools, LOTO and PPE
    • Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices
    • OSHA Interpretation
    • Relevant OSHA Standards
  • Seminar Description


    • Key national consensus standards NFPA 70E
      • National Electric Safety Code (ANSI) aka ANSI C2
    • Standards development
      • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
      • American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM)
      • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
      • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)


    • Electric shocks, arcs and blasts
    • Fault current and potential difference
    • Electrical safety in industrial plants


    • 1910.269(a): Application
    • 1910.269(c): Job briefing
      • Required topics
      • Number of briefings
    • 1910.269(d): Hazardous energy control (lockout/tagout) procedures
      • Clearance procedures
      • Switching procedures


    • 1910.269(g): Personal protective equipment
      • Flame resistant (FR) clothing
      • Rubber protective equipment
    • 1910.269(i): Hand and portable power tools
      • Portable equipment grounding
      • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI)
    • 1910.269(j): Live-line tools
      • Primary vs secondary protection requirements
    • 1910.269(l): Working on or near exposed energy parts
      • Approach distances
      • Safe work practices
    • 910.269(m): De-energizing lines and equipment for employee protection
      • Switching procedures
      • Clearance procedures
    • 1910.269(n): Grounding for the protection of employees
      • Equipotential grounding
      • Testing/maintaining grounds
    • 1910.269(p): Mechanical equipment
    • 1910.269(q): Overhead lines
      • Minimum clearance distances
      • Stringing/removing lines
    • 1910.269(t): Underground electrical installations
      • Protective grounding
      • Special hazards
    • 1910.269(w): Special conditions
      • Capacitors
      • Current transformers


    • Qualified person requirements
    • 1910.332: Training
    • 1910.333: Selection and use of work practices
      • 1910.333(a)(1): Work on de-energized parts
      • 1910.333(b)(2) & 1910.147: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
      • 1910.333(c): Working on or near exposed energized parts
      • 1910.334(c): Test instruments and equipment
    • 1910.335: Safeguards for personnel protection
      • 1910.335(a)(1): Use of protective equipment
      • 1910.335(a)(2): Insulated tools


    • OSHA interpretation
    • Relevant OSHA standards
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