According to OSHA standard 1910.333(c)(2) “Only qualified persons may work on electric circuit parts or equipment that have not been deenergized…”
OSHA standards define “qualified person” as the one, who works with electrical systems. A qualified person, declares OSHA standard 1910.399, is “one
who has received training in and has demonstrated
skills and knowledge in the construction and operation of electric equipment and installations and the hazards involved.”
This training program helps employers meet requirements of training defined in OSHA regulations and NFPA standards. It also guarantees that proper training has been
provided to the electrical worker concerning potential hazards of electric shock, fire, and arc flash.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.
HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.
The program is designed for all those personnel whose job involves working on, around, or near any sort of electrically energized equipment.
Hazard Risk Assessment
Standards for Electrical Safety
Reducing Electrical Hazards
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Work Involving Electrical Hazards
NIOSH Case Studies