WEBINAR: Changes to the NFPA 70E Code
March 15, 2018 @ 2:00 PM EST
The 2018 NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace has been released and there some changes within the standard. In this Webinar, we will discuss these changes and address how it will affect your facility’s day-to-day production. Attendees will gain knowledge and understanding about a new hierarchy of methods used to eliminate arc flash risks. Attendees will also learn about the human factor and how it relates to the reduction of risks associated with conducting arc flash risk assessments.
This Webinar will provide a general overview of the changes and does not replace the need for a comprehensive training required by the OSHA standards. EI has a knowledgeable staff of experienced electricians that can teach the proper procedures on how to work on electrical energized electrical equipment.
About the Presenter
Mr. Tim Coffey serves as a Safety Consultant and Training Instructor with The EI Group, Inc.’s office in Atlanta, Georgia. He possesses over 24 years of professional experience in occupational safety and training course instruction. In his role with EI, Mr. Coffey travels to client locations throughout the United States performing safety assessments and delivering training course content. At EI, Mr. Coffey has performed arc flash analysis using SKM modeling software to calculate safe working distances and recommend proper Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). His training expertise consists of Arc Flash/NFPA 70E, Lockout/Tagout, Fall Protection, Aerial Lift, Power Industrial Truck, Electrical Safety and OSHA 10 and 30 Hour for General and Construction Industries. He has also conducted Job Hazard Analyses and Mock OSHA Inspections as well as developed written safety programs for clients to include Lockout/Tagout and Fall Protection.