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Ammo-47 Air Force Electrical Explosive Safety (CERT) (4E-F37/645-F21 (MC))

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You will receive your Individualized Student Assessment Plan (ISAP) information upon arrival to this class.

Description: This course satisfies mandatory training requirements for the certification of Base Civil Engineers, Base Safety Personnel, and Technicians involved in the design, installation, test, and inspection of electrical services and lightning/grounding systems in hazardous locations on Air Force Installations as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68, AFI 32-1065, and NFPA 780. This course provides a comprehensive review of Air Force 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 Air Force explosives facility.

Length: 4.5 Days

Audience: Base Civil Engineers, Base Safety Personnel, and Technicians requiring certification training in the design, installation, test, maintenance and inspection of electrical services and lightning/grounding systems in hazardous locations on Air Force installations as prescribed by DoDI 5160.68, AFI 32-1065, and NFPA 780.

Special Information: Students are required to bring safety shoes and clothing suitable for participating in a one-day LPS inspection field training exercise.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Topics:

  1. LPS Regulatory Guidance
  2. Hazardous Effects of Lightning
  3. Lightning Protection Systems
  4. Zone of Protection
  5. Strike Termination Devices
  6. Lightning Conductors
  7. Bonding
  8. Grounding Systems
  9. Inspection, Testing and Recordkeeping

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 3.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) on the course certificate for successful completion of this course.

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