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Safety Orientation Program – September Session

September 24, 2024 @ 8:00 am - September 26, 2024 @ 2:30 pm EDT

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NEPPA is pleased to continue to offer the Safety Orientation Program, formerly called “Introduction to Electrical Hazards & Safety Training”. This course will be held on September 24 – 26 at the NEPPA Training Center (200 New Estate Road, Littleton, MA 01460).

The Safety Orientation Program is designed for new hires in the electric and telecommunications industries. This is also great for anyone who needs to make-up training. Participants may elect to attend one, two or all three days of the program.

Topics covered in this program meet the introductory standards required to enter these industries. Over the course of their employment, participants will require further training for each work duty and responsibility. 

Upon successful completion of each day of the program, students are awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for:

  • Any New Hire in Electric or Telecommunications Industries
  • New Lineworkers
  • New or Existing Telecommunications Technicians
  • New Substation or Meter Technicians
  • New Operations Personnel
  • New Office Personnel (Days 1 and 3)

Topics Covered

NOTE: For topics below employer must provide site-specific training. Only qualified employees may work on or with exposed energized lines or parts of equipment.

  • Hazardous Communications
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Emergency Action & Evacuation Plans
  • Fire Protection
  • Tools & Equipment
         General Inspection
         Condition Evaluation
         Care of Tools
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
         General Inspection
         Condition Evaluation
         Don & Doffing PPE
  • Fall Protection (including ladders)
  • Work Zone Safety (i.e.MUTCD) for Utility Workers
  • Pole Top/Bucket Rescue (incl. rescue procedure)
  • Enclosed/Confined Space Rescue (incl. rescue procedure)
         Recognition of electrical hazards
         Skills & Techniques to control or avoid hazards
         Minimum Approach Distances and corresponding voltages
         Skills & Techniques to distinguish exposed live parts from other parts of electric equipment
         Electrical Hazard Awareness
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Certification

Registration Fees

Participants can elect to attend particular days or all days of the course during the registration process. Registration fees include lunch. If you have any dietary or other restrictions, please note them on your registration.

Members Non-Members
1 Day: $275 $555
2 Days: $510 $860
3 Days: $580 $1,260



Cancellations are accepted until two weeks prior to the start of the class. Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of the class.


Please contact training@neppa.org or call the office at (978) 540-2200.


September 24, 2024 @ 8:00 am EDT
September 26, 2024 @ 2:30 pm EDT
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NEPPA Training Center
200 New Estate Rd
Littleton, MA 01460 United States
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