Arc Flash Safety Awareness for Managers

Arc Flash Safety Awareness for Managers Training

Course Description

A course aimed at Management and Supervision with the aims of raising the awareness and giving a practical understanding of working in an arc flash risk environment. At the end of the course the attendees will be able to understand the necessary steps for carrying out an arc flash risk assessment and be capable of using this knowledge in their own workplace. This risk assessment method will help the learners determine what control measures can be put into place to reduce the arc flash risk and what, if any, PPE needs to be put in place to provide a safe working environment for employees.


1 day

Learning Outcomes

  • To Competently explain what an arc flash is to others
  • A full understanding of the US and UK legislation protecting electrical workers
  • To understand the process for conducting an arc flash risk assessment to protect workers
  • Apply appropriate industry-recognised knowledge for working in an electrical environment
  • An understanding of the Categories and Classes of PPE and the meanings of the applied standards


  • Definition of an electric arc flash
  • Hazards associated with Arc Flash and how to identify them
  • The measurement of arc flash
  • The legislation surrounding arc flash
  • Planning and conducting a practical arc flash risk assessment
  • Practical exercises and risk assessments

Course Details

  • Must speak fluent English
  • Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided
  • Full course details sent out in advance
  • Please arrive 15 mins prior to course start