Description: This course satisfies mandatory refresher training requirements for the certification of Navy and Marine Corps Engineers, Technicians, and Safety personnel involved in the design, installation, test, maintenance, and inspection of Naval electrical explosives operating buildings, handling facilities, and storage areas as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68 and NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1. This course provides a comprehensive review of Navy guidance and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards governing electrical explosives safety, as well as technical training in the application of explosives safety concepts to include zones of protection, grounding, bonding, static electricity, electrical equipment in hazardous (classified) locations, Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance (HERO), and lightning protection system (LPS) inspection and testing methods, standards, and criteria.
Audience: Navy and Marine Corps Engineers, Technicians, and Safety personnel involved in the design, installation, test, maintenance, and inspection of electrical services and lightning/grounding systems for Naval explosives facilities as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68 and NAVSEA OP 5, Volume 1.
Note This course is rated FD3 and is not available to International Military Students.
Length: Approximately 12 hours (self-paced learning)
Prerequisites: Completion of Course No. 4E-F39/645-F23 (DL), NAVAL EXPL SAFETY MGRS/SUPVRS ORIENTN (CERT), offered by the Defense Ammunition Center (DAC) via distance learning (DL) is highly recommended.
- Principles of Lightning Protection
- Strike Termination Devices
- Ground Systems
- Inspection and Testing
- Electrical Explosives Safety