What Will I Learn?

  • Electrical hazards and how to identify them
  • Relationship between various standards, regulations and oversight agencies
  • Approach and protection boundaries
  • Electrically safe work conditions
  • Energized work permitting
  • Energy control procedures and equipment
  • PPE selection, testing, and application
  • Basic first aid and incident response


Electrical hazards are the root of countless fatalities and injuries at work. That’s why the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) tapped the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to develop complementary standards for electrical workplace safety.

This course will equip participants with the knowledge and practical skills to help keep themselves and others safe in an industrial environment where electrical hazards could exist. It is ideal for any individual who works on or around electrical equipment or for those overseeing these personnel. Completion of this course will establish employees as “Qualified Persons” under OSHA and NFPA standards.

Walk Away With

  • Training will include not only the theoretical aspects of electrical safety but will have opportunities to demonstrate and practice these critical skills.
  • NFPA 70E Reference Guide book, with extensive notes, to use during the course and on the job site
  • Licensed electricians will qualify for 8 hours of industry-related CEU credits through the Idaho Division of Building Safety.
  • Certification of Completion provided by CSI Workforce Development & Training
  • NFPA 70E Qualified Persons Industry Certification


Average Wages: $57,000

Projected Growth Over 10 Years: 17%

Demand Level: High

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for all contractors, technicians, inspectors, safety managers, and other professionals involved in electrical work who must meet NFPA 70E requirements.

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Instructor Bio

Jake Ball has spent the past 18 years working as a technician, consultant and training instructor in various industrial fields.  He has a background in food processing, petroleum, chemicals, mining, power production. His experience in this time is diverse, ranging from doing functional check-out tests on fire and gas systems for BP in Alaska to teaching Electronics Technology in Idaho at the high school level, to implementing training programs for Newmont Gold in Africa.  

Jake earned an Associate’s degree in Instrumentation and Automation from Idaho State University, where he later was an instructor in the same program.  He has a B.S. in Network Design and Management, as well current master electrician licenses in many states, including Idaho, Utah, California, Oregon, Wyoming, Montana, Texas, Nevada, Arizona, and Colorado.  He is a member of the National Fire Prevention Association and holds a Certified Electrical Safety Worker certificate. He is also approved as an instructor for NFPA NEC code courses through the state of Idaho.  

In addition to his practical industrial experience Jake has training and certifications in many related fields, including Emergency Medical Technician; Allen Bradley ControlLogix Motion Control, Maintenance and Troubleshooting; Comp-TIA A+, Network+, Project+, Linux+ and Security+; Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Windows Server 2012 Administration; OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response.