SET Solutions Electric Utility Training

Electric Utility Training Courses

Below are several of our popular training courses offered. If you have a unique training need, contact our training professionals and we will develop a course specifically for your needs.

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Our staff has over 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry and has the knowledge to develop training courses customized for your company’s unique needs. Many of our training courses are taught in small groups at our Lexington facility and all of our courses can be taught on-site at your facility.


  • Safety Compliance for Electric Utilities  
    This course reviews major regulatory and consensus standards applicable to electric utilities. The course includes OSHA 1910.269 (Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution), NESC- 2012- Part 4 Work Rules (National Electric Safety Code- latest edition), IEEE- 516 (Guide for Maintenance Methods on Energized Power Lines) and other ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standards used by electric utilities.
    Class time – 4 days
    This course is designed for utility safety professionals, managers, supervisors, general foreman, labor representatives and others needing specific information on electric utility standards.
     
  • Electric Utility Arc Flash Training
    This training is designed to teach methods to effectively develop engineering controls, administrative controls, work practices and personal protective equipment to mitigate arc flash potential. This course is designed for employees working on or near live energized parts.
    Class time – 1 day
    This course is designed for all utility personnel who need information regarding arc flash conditions and abatement
     
  • Arc flash Implementation Development/Training
    This training is designed in coordination with the site specific arc flash implementation plan to teach methods to effectively develop engineering controls, administrative controls, work practices and personal protective equipment to mitigate arc flash potential.
    Class time – 1 day
    This course is designed for employees working on or near live energized parts. This course includes the development of a utility specific arc flash implementation plan. This course is designed for all utility personnel who require site specific information regarding arc flash conditions and abatement. 
     
  • NFPA 70E- “Electrical Safety in the Workplace”
    This training is designed to review NFPA 70E electrical safety requirements. The course includes details on qualified/unqualified employee requirements, job briefings, electrical safety auditing requirements, electrical hazard analysis, energized work permit, electrically safe work condition, LOTO, approach boundaries, shock hazard analysis, arc flash protection boundary, personal protective equipment, HRC category classifications, PPE equipment matrix, care and maintenance of FR clothing and safety signs and tags.
    Class time – 2 days
    This course is designed for electric personnel who require site specific information regarding electric safety in the work place. 
     
  • National Electric Safety Code- Part 4 - Work Rules Training
    This course is designed to review Part 4, Work Rules for the Operation of Electric Supply and Communication Lines and Equipment. The course includes details on arc flash requirements, protective methods and devices, general rules for employees, overhead line operating procedures, underground line operating procedures, energized conductors and parts, switching control procedures, work on energized lines and equipment, de-energizing lines or equipment to protect employees and live work.
    Class time – 2 days
    This course is designed for utility safety professionals, managers, supervisors, general foreman, labor representatives and others needing specific information on NESC- Part 4. 
     
  • OSHA 10-Hour Courses for Electric Utilities
    The OSHA 10 hour course is designed to discuss the OSHA required topics from an electric utility perspective.
    Class time – 1.5 days
    This course is designed for all utility personnel who require site specific information regarding OSHA standards. 
     
  • OSHA 30-Hour Courses for Electric Utilities
    The OSHA 30-Hour course is designed specifically for electric utility personnel to provide in-depth regulatory training on the current electric utility OSHA standards and to provide specific safety management guidance for both new and existing utility personnel.
    Class time – 4 days
    This course is designed for utility safety professionals, managers, supervisors, general foreman, labor representatives and employees needing detail OSHA requirements. 
     
  • Switching and Tagging for Electric Utilities
    This course will review OSHA 1910.269 regulations concerning de-energized lines and equipment for employee protection and review specific switching and tagging requirements addressed in the National Electric Safety Code. Attendees will receive an understanding of regulatory requirements to ensure in-house programs are compliant.
    Class time – 1 day
    This course is designed for all utility personnel who require site specific information regarding switching and tagging. 
     
  • Utility Safety - Overcoming Past or Existing Obstacles
    “We have always done it this way, why are you changing now?” As a utility safety professional, you have probably heard this line many times! This course will focus on methods to overcome past and present obstacles to attain success in key areas of utility safety.
    Class time – 1 day
    This course is designed for all utility personnel. 
     
  • Trenching & Shoring “Competent Person”
    This course will review OSHA 1926.Subpart P, Excavations regulations, and will include classroom and field training.
    Class time – 1 day
    This course is designed for all utility personnel who work on an excavation worksite.