Third-Party Certification Requirements for Unevaluated Electrical Equipment - Part 1 & 2


Gain an understanding of the requirements for third-party evaluation and certification of products installed in the workplace. Part 1 provides an overview of the US electrical safety system and introduces safety rules such as laws and codes, inspection and enforcement agencies such as authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ) and OSHA, and certification bodies such as UL. Part 2 covers NFPA 790 (2014), the Standard for Competency of Third-Party Field Evaluations and NFPA 791 (2014), Recommended Practice Procedures for Unlabeled Electrical Equipment Evaluations.


Upon completion of this eLearning, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the components that comprise the US electrical safety system
  • Understand the purpose of listings and field evaluation
  • Explain the basic requirements outlined in safety laws and codes
  • Learning objectives will be measured by periodic knowledge checks
  • Explain the requirements for field evaluation bodies as defined by NFPA 790 and NFPA 791
  • Identify the products covered under the requirements outlined in NFPA 790 and NFPA 791

Learning objectives will be measured by periodic knowledge checks.

Target Audience

  • Manufacturers and users of electrical products
  • Compliance Staff
  • Product Design
  • Product Managers
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Electrical/ General Contractors
  • System Integrators
  • Architect / Equipment Specifier
  • Authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs)

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

  • 0.1 IACET CEUs; contact your local jurisdiction for CEU recognition.
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Time Requirement


Certificates 120 minutes

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