Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery 2-day Seminar (NFPA 79, 2018 Edition)


Do you know how to apply the requirements for electrical safety to industrial machinery to prevent accidents and unplanned shutdowns?

From single-motor drill presses to complex automated systems, industrial machines present unique fire and shock hazards that must be properly addressed to safeguard workers, equipment and work in progress. Learn to implement provisions in this 2-day workshop on  the 2018 NFPA 79 with confidence to provide adequate levels of protection.   Classroom-style instruction conducted by nationally recognized industry experts guide you through the Standard and gives you the practical knowledge and understanding you need to use NFPA 79, in conjunction with the National Electrical Code, UL 508A, and other related documents to make informed safety decisions.

This course will help  you  improve worker safety, business continuity, and organizational productivity.


  • Recognize hazards associated with industrial machines
  • Explain the methods used to reduce risks and safeguard personnel
  • Understand NEC requirements in Article 670 and elsewhere in NEC with regard to feeder circuits to industrial machines
  • Calculate and select proper overcurrent protection in accordance with the NEC
  • Apply proper wiring distribution methods and grounding techniques
  • Describe the requirements of operational and safety specific control circuits
  • Discuss interlocking techniques associated with enclosures
  • Determine proper specification and location of control devices
  • Recognize minimum safety criteria for electronic assemblies
  • Identify and color code conductors for different types of circuits
  • Integrate accessory circuits correctly

Target Audience

  • Professionals involved with electrical and electronic machinery
  • Industrial designers
  • Engineers
  • Safety managers
  • Installers
  • Inspection authorities
  • Manufacturers
  • Electricians

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Earn 14 hours or 1.4 Continuing Education Units. Attendance is required to earn CEUs. Please verify applicability with your professional board before attending.


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Time Requirement


Instructor-Led 2 Days $1,050.00

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