923 W. 4th St.
Joplin, MO 65801
Includes Lunch
Date & Time
Wed, Mar 04 - Wed, Mar 04
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
About this event
This is a comprehensive course teaching NFPA 70E 2021 fundamentals and ARC Flash Electrical Safety. Students will receive certificate of completion keeping you compliant. In addition, SMC offers a complete line of arc flash PPE, insulated tools, lockout tagout devices and labels. SMC offers programs to retest or replace insulated gloves, transformer blankets and other protective devises without the customer having to keep track of the inventory.
To successfully complete this course, the following prerequisites are required: - None
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Suzan McPherson
smcpherson@smcelectric.com | 417.624.5454
Course Agenda
  • Introduction
    • How Does Electricity Act
    • Types of Electrical Hazards
  • Shock
    • Difference of Potential
    • How is an Electrical Shock Received?
    • Dangers of Electrical Shock
  • Arc
    • Determining the Degree of Arc Hazards
    • Arc Faults
    • Bolted Faults
    • Warning Label
  • Blast
    • Incident Energy
    • NFPA70E Hazard Categories
    • Test Instruments & Equipment
    • Safeguards for Personal Protection
    • Arc Flash Analysis
    • Important Considerations
    • Methods to reduce calorie ratings
    • Safe Work Practices
    • Establishing electrically safe work conditions
  • Procedures
    • Personal Protection
    • Approach Boundaries
    • Flash Approach Boundary
    • Selection of Personal Protective Equipment
    • Personal Protective Equipment Required For Various Tasks
    • Protective Clothing & Personal Protective Equipment
    • Simplified Two-Category, Arc Rated Clothing System
    • Testing and Inspection Intervals
    • Warning Label
    • Discuss critical information required
    • Energized Work Permit
    • Procedures for utilizing this permit and when they are allowed
    • Discuss the hazards associated with motor control centers and recommend preventive measures.
    • Discuss the hazards associated with fuses, switches, and circuit breakers and
      recommend preventive measures.

SMC Training Event Enrollment and Cancellation Policy
Enrollment Policy
SMC Training Event registrations will close 7 calendar days prior to the class start time and date. No exceptions will be granted.
Cancellation Policy
If a Training Event enrollment is canceled more than 14 days before the scheduled start of the event, 100% of the tuition will be refunded. If an enrollment is cancelled 13 days or closer to the start of the Training Event, full tuition will be charged. If a student fails to appear for a scheduled course, full tuition will be charged. Training Event Refunds will be completed within 60 days of cancellation date.
To cancel or reschedule your enrollment in a Training Event, contact your SMC Enrollment Specialist.
SMC strongly suggests that students only make refundable travel and lodging arrangements.
SMC reserves the right to alter course schedules, content, limit class size, reschedule, discontinue, or cancel courses. If a course is canceled by SMC, tuition will be refunded in full, however, SMC cannot be held liable for any other expenses incurred by delegates of their organization due to cancellation.