NFPA70E 2012 Update Seminar
Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Speaker: Thomas Blair, P.E., Senior Consulting Engineer, Tampa Electric
Location:Seminole Electric, 16313 North Dale Mabry Hwy,Tampa, FL 33618
Cost:$100 Members, $200 Non-Members (Includes Breakfast & Lunch)
PDH Credit: 4 professional development hours will be awarded. Be sure to enter your name and PE number on the signup website as it appears on your license.
RSVP Online at: http://time2meet.com/fwcs-pes3/index.html
Make checks payable to: IEEE FWCS Treasurer, John Stankowich
Send checks to:John Stankowich, IEEE PES/IAS Treasurer 2593 Forest Run Court, Clearwater, FL33761-3716
Questions: Tom Blair at 813.228.1111, ext 48179 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PES West Coast Chapter invites you to the opportunity to attend a seminar on an update to NFPA70E 2012 – Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace on (Friday, March 30, 2012). This standard became effective in August, 2011.
This seminar will review the changes between the 2009 NFPA-70E and the
2012 NFPA70E. The standard is NOT included in the seminar but can be ordered online from the National Electrical Fire Protection Association at http://www.nfpa.org/
Some of the changes to the code that will be covered are;
- Changes to the arc flash boundary (AFB)
- Addition of HRC values & calculations for DC systems and equipment
- Changes to equipment labeling requirements
- Changes to table 130.7(C)(9) Hazard/Risk Category (HRC) Classifications
- Changes to PPE requirements for various Hazard/Risk Category (HRC) Classifications
- Change to number of methods of Hazardous Energy Control (HEC) from 3 methods to 2.
Attendance of a seminar on the latest code changes is a great way to ensure you comply with the latest technical advances in recommended electrical safe work practices. Reserve a space for yourself today.
Thomas Blair is a Senior Consulting Engineer with Tampa Electric Company for over 10 years. Prior to his term at Tampa Electric, he was an engineer at Phasetronics/Motortronics for 10years and prior to this served in the US Navy in the nuclear power area. Over his past 20 years’ experience, Tom has designed and performed startup services for motor and drive applications. Tom currently teaches the “Energy Production Systems Engineering” and “Electric Machines and Drives” courses as an adjunct professor at the University of South Florida, Polytechnic. Tom received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. (Power Engineering) degrees from University of South Florida in 1991 and 2001 respectively and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida (PE# 53239).