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MnSPE: Technical Presentation

November 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

OSHA & NFPA70E Based Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Program (2-PDH): 

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 Info:

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.

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

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

*Platinum/Gold Industry Partners,  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.

 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


November 1, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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(651) 457-2347


444 Cedar Street, Suite 1500
Saint Paul, MN 55101 United States
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