Professional Education Course

Electrical Standards

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Course Title: Electrical Standards
Program ID: OTI 3095P Subject: Safety & Health Training


Registration DeadlineSection DatesFormat & LocationCEUsFeeStatus
Sep 09, 2014 (Tue)Sep 09, 2014 (Tue) - Sep 12, 2014 (Fri)Atlanta (Georgia Tech Global Learning Center) (this is an onsite course)2.8$795OPEN

NOTICE:  Attendees of this course may also be interested in attending NFPE 70E: Standards for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. -- Click here for information

Meeting Times
On the first day, check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • Tuesday, September 9, 2014 (8:15 AM-4:45 PM)
  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014 (8:15 AM-4:45 PM)
  • Thursday, September 11, 2014 (8:15 AM-4:45 PM)
  • Friday, September 12, 2014 (8:15 AM-4:45 PM)

Alternate Rates

  • $60 -- 4-day parking pass for the Global Learning Center parking deck (pick up at check-in).
  • Group discount available for companies that register 3 or more people at the same time.  Click here for the group registration form.



Important Course Information

Identification Required

Participants must present photo identification upon course check-in and onsite registration. The Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute Education Center will verify the identity of each individual attending an OTI course.

Course Description

Get an overview of electrical installations and related equipment with an emphasis on controlling electrical hazards by the application of OSHA standards and the National Electrical Code. Participate in an electrical lab.

NOTICE: Attendees of this course may also be interested in attending NFPE 70E: Standards for Electrical Safety in the Workplace.  Click here for information

How You Will Benefit

  • Detect electrical hazards, determine which OSHA standards apply, and achieve the appropriate abatement
  • Identify the proper use of safety electrical test equipment
  • Understand the effects of electrical currents on the human body with respect to voltage, current path, and the duration of exposure
  • Know OSHA electrical standards
  • Connect the National Electrical Code to OSHA's electrical standard

What Is Covered

  • Electrical fundamentals
  • Grounding requirements
  • Over-current protection
  • Single-and three-phase systems
  • Electrical requirements for portable equipment
  • Electrical requirements for fixed equipment
  • Ground fault circuit interrupters
  • Hazardous locations
  • Electrical safety-related work practices
  • Dielectric personal protective equipment
  • Temporary wiring
  • Portable generators
  • Branch circuits
  • NFPA 70E

Course Administrator

Myrtle Turner

Course Notes

Parking Pass

When you register, you may choose to purchase a parking pass for an additional fee (Atlanta offerings only). The pass is valid for parking in the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center parking deck.