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OSHA and NFPA70E Based Electrical Safety in the Workplace
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When: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: TKDA
444 Cedar Street, Suite 1500
St. Paul, Minnesota  55101
United States
Contact: 651-457-2347

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OSHA & NFPA70E Based Electrical Safety

in the Workplace


2.0 PDHs

Attend live at TKDA in St. Paul or via live webinar


Additional group chapter webinar sites are available in the Traverse des Sioux (Mankato) and Southeast (Rochester) Chapters (see registration for details).




Electrical safety plays a critical role in the workplace. Workers need to be aware of potential dangers and how to identify and properly address the hazards they may face. This presentation will bring a general awareness of electrical shock and arc flash hazards, a real-world approach to OSHA and NFPA requirements, as well as safe work practices for protecting workers.


Attendees at this seminar will learn about:

  • Defining the relationship between OSHA and NFPA70E
  • Understanding arc flash hazards and their effects
  • Identifying the approach boundaries for arc flash protection
  • Understanding shock hazards and their effects
  • Identifying the approach boundaries for shock protection
  • Defining the responsibilities of the employer and employee in applying safety-related work practices
  • Defining personal protective equipment for electrical hazards
  • Understanding warning signs and identification labels



Rick Sperl is a 33-year veteran in the electrical industry, holding various positions in maintenance department management, industrial and commercial electrical installations, power systems studies, electrical design, and as corporate safety director. He is a registered Minnesota class A master electrician and is an authorized OSHA trainer. Rick currently works at Excel Engineering, Inc. in the power systems group performing arc flash analysis and electrical safety training.

Registration Deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017

All registrations after 10/27 will be assessed a $50 late fee through Monday, October 30.
No registrations will be accepted after 10/30.
No walk-in registrations will be accepted.


MnSPE members MUST log in to see the free member rate.


Live site attendees have the option to purchase a boxed lunch during the registration process.


Cost: FREE for current MnSPE members, MnSPE Platinum/Gold Industry Partners group webinar sites and non-member TKDA St. Paul office employees.

*Platinum/Gold Industry Partners, contact MnSPE for a free promo code.
*Membership must be current on the date of the seminar.
*Not a current member but want to attend for free? Join MnSPE for 6 months free or rejoin here.


Fee-based registration:

  • Individual non-members (in person or via live webinar): $100
  • Small group webinar site of 3-5 non-members participating: $290
  • Medium group webinar site of 6-10 non-members participating: $575
  • Large group webinar site of 11+ non-members participating: $1,050


To the best of our knowledge, this seminar meets the requirement for continuing education as outlined by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Land Surveying, Geoscience and Interior Design.

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