Event Profile

Qualified Worker Training - OSHA 1910.269

July 15, 2024
Inland Power & Light Company

Who Should Attend:

Individuals who do not hold an electrical journeyman certificate, but as a part of their duties must enter or open secured areas such as substations, pad-mounted transformers, switch gear, vaults, and metering cabinets. Engineers, staking technicians, meter readers, and other operations personnel are required by OSHA 1910.269 to have this training.

Course Overview:

This one-day class is designed to teach the skills required to enter secure areas. The course covers federal regulations related to entering a secured area; minimum approach distances or clearances; personal protective equipment; job briefings; substation entrance procedures; and opening pad-mount transformers, switchgear, and metering compartments. Employees typically open and/or view electrical equipment in secured areas to take information off of nameplates, readings from meters or gauges, etc. Following OSHA 1910.269, this course does not teach or certify a person to work on electrical equipment.

Course Instructor:

Jim Phillips, P.E.

Course Schedule:

Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Pacific Time and the class will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Course Location:

Inland Power & Light Company
10110 W. Hallett Road
Spokane, WA 99224
(509) 747-7151

Suggested Hotels:

Hilton Garden Inn Spokane Airport
9015 US-2
Spokane, WA 99224
(509) 244-5866

Holiday Inn Spokane Airport
1616 S. Windsor Drive
Spokane, WA 99224

Hampton Inn Spokane
2010 S. Assembly Road
Spokane, WA 99224
(509) 747-1100

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 6/15/2024): $690
Utility Member Standard: $765

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 6/15/2024): $1,035
Associate Member Standard: $1,110

Non-Member Early Bird (ends 6/15/2024): $1,380
Non-Member Standard: $1,455

Note: Organizations that register a group of employees will receive every fifth registration for free. For example, if you register five employees, you only pay for four; register 10 employees, you only pay for eight; and so on. There is nothing additional you need to do to receive this discount.

Cancellation Policies:

For in-person events: cancellation at least 30 days prior to the event, full refund; within 15-29 days, $100 fee; and within 1-14 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee.

When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling; NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions. To request a refund, please contact registration@nwppa.org or (360) 254-0109. 

Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for six continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

For More Information:

To find out more about this event, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.