Description: This course satisfies mandatory training requirements for the certification of personnel involved in the design, installation, test, maintenance, and inspection of electrical equipment, static dissipation systems, lightning protection systems, and bonding for Army explosives facilities as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68, AR 385-10, and DA PAM 385-64. This course provides a comprehensive review of Army 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), Fuel (HERF), and Personnel (HERP), and lightning protection system (LPS) inspection and testing standards and criteria. Students will receive hands-on training in operating LPS test equipment to conduct the inspection of an Army explosives storage/operating facility.
Length: 4 Days
Audience: Personnel involved in the design, installation, test, maintenance, and inspection of electrical equipment, static dissipation systems, lightning protection systems, and bonding for Army explosives facilities as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68, AR 385-10, and DA PAM 385-64 and DA Interns enrolled in Quality Assurance Specialist, Ammunition Surveillance (QASAS) Career Program (CP)-20 or Ammunition Management CP-33 as prescribed by AR 690-50.
Requirements: Students should bring appropriate attire and foot-wear for testing lightning protection systems in a field environment.
Security Clearance: None required.
- Lightning Protection Systems Regulatory Guidance
- Hazardous Effects of Lightning
- Lightning Protection Systems
- Zone of Protection
- Strike Termination Devices
- Lightning Conductors
- Grounding Systems
- Inspection, Testing, and Recordkeeping
- LPS Inspection Field Exercise
- Hazardous Classified Locations
- Hazards to Electromagnetic Radiation Ordinance (HERO)
The IACET Standard:DAC has been approved by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) as an Authorized Provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs). In obtaining this accreditation, the Defense Ammunition Center has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. The DAC awards 2.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) on the course certificate for successful completion of this course.
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