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Managing Electrical Hazards


This title ensures learners are ready to work safely near electrical hazards in the workplace, knowing how to avoid electrical hazards, analyze and document shock and arc flash hazards; and plan and conduct work around them.

Coverage of the NFPA 70E® Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace® is integrated throughout to ensure learners are prepared with the code knowledge needed to be successful on the job.

Now Available: Managing Electrical Hazards Sixth Edition

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2024, 6th Edition
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6th & 5th Editions:

  • 12.5
Managing Electrical Hazards

Describes how to assess and eliminate shock, arc blast, and arc flash hazards using the practical safe working requirements detailed in NFPA 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®*. Where it is not possible to eliminate a hazard, an energized electrical work permit must be completed, and workers must be protected by appropriate safety procedures and personal protective equipment.

*A copy of NFPA 70E ®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2024 Edition, is required material for this course. To order, contact NFPA at or 1-800-344-3555.

Contributing Subject Matter Experts

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER’s Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others.

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Contributing Subject Matter Experts
Below is a list of subject matter experts for this craft:

Christine Porter, Intertek


John Lupacchino, Gaylor Electric, Inc.

John Mueller (Retired)

Justin Johnson, Quality Electric


Kermit Feser, TIC – The Industrial Company

Kevin Tice, Starr Electric and ABC of Carolinas


Mark Kozloski, Tri-City Electrical Contractors

Martin Kronz, Panduit

Mike Powers, Tri-City Electrical Contractors


Paul Asselin, Elm Electric and Gould Construction Institute


Scott Mitchell, Cianbro Companies

Steve Newton, National Field Services


Tiffany White, TIC – The Industrial Company

Tim Dean, Madison Comprehensive High School/Central OHIO ABC

Tim Ely, Beacon Electrical Contractors


Wayne Stratton, ABC of Iowa

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