The first two days of this technical workshop will cover the origin, organization, intent, and purpose of NFPA 79. Industry experts will guide you through the Standard and provide the practical knowledge and understanding you need to make informed safety decisions using NFPA 79 in conjunction with the National Electrical Code and other related documents.
The third day of the workshop focuses on how to construct general use industrial control panels in accordance with the Standard for Industrial Control Panels, UL 508A, 1st Edition. It covers UL 508A, general use ICP construction, rating and marking requirements, sections 1-61; enclosure construction requirements, sections 62-64; component requirements, supplement A and appendices A and B.
The fourth day instructs existing industrial control panel customers on how to establish short-circuit ratings for individual industrial control panels in accordance with the requirements outlined in the new Standard for Industrial Control Panels, UL 508A, 1st Edition, Supplement B. This supplement is the only method specifically noted as being approved by the 2005 NEC.
Each participant will receive a NFPA 79 seminar workbook, NFPA nylon briefcase, a copy of the NFPA 79: Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery, 2012 Edition, a UL 508A participant workbook and a copy of the UL 508A Standard (Total Value - $686 USD).