A qualified person has the ability to recognize and avoid hazards. This goes back to, once again, their understanding of the process, their understanding of the equipment, their understanding or recognition of the hazards at hand. They're familiar with certain precautionary techniques. This almost goes back to the "has demonstrated" clause again. They're familiar with PPE, both shock-related and arc-related PPE. They're familiar with insulating and shielding materials, test equipment, limitations on insulated tools, so on and so forth. Is permitted to work, operating at 50 volts or more. That's a primary example. Have they, in the past, demonstrated the knowledge necessary that would deem them capable of working on this equipment, within the limited approach boundary? If they don't know what the limited approach boundary is, that's a big red flag.

Knowledgeable with regards to energized conductors, circuit parts on the system in question. At a very minimum, they have the knowledge and techniques...they possess the knowledge and techniques necessary to distinguish exposed parts from other parts. I mean, that's fundamental to determining whether or not they're capable of doing this job safely and properly. If called upon, they could identify the nominal system and the voltage just by knowledge of certain information. It's not talking about, well, do they know how to get a meter and go in here and measure the voltage? Do they know how to determine it without having to do that?

Do they know how to determine, looking at the equipment, what it is that they're working on? Do they understand they'll be approach boundaries? Do they understand the limits that are put into play when you get inside these different approach boundaries? All a reflection of arc flash safety training. And all of this is... Well, do they understand the decision making process? Can they utilize their knowledge with regards to the hazards that are present, required PPE, if they're in charge? Can they perform the task safely? Can they assess other people's abilities with regards with what they're going to be doing? Do they understand plant procedures, arc flash procedures, OSHA procedures?

Moving on down here. Do they know what equipment would need to be present in order to proceed with the task, whether it'd be first aid kits, if deemed necessary, AEDs, emergency supplies? All this, once again, is just an out-and-out reflection of, not only this person's electrical knowledge, but their electrical safety knowledge as well. And, as you can see, this is a very, very, detailed set of determinations. And it is a very sizable task, a very sizable undertaking.

But that being said, don't forget if you have, in any way shape or form, questions, things that you would like... I do see that my chat window is flashing. I want to open up this chat window here shortly, but I wanted to wrap this up when I realized where I was in the presentation. We are out here. Do not hesitate to reach out to us through email or whatever case may be, and we would be more than happy to help you in your task, as far as setting up these systems.

Mike, I've got the questions gathered for you, but one of the ones that we got most frequently was is this presentation available to you? And absolutely it is. Some of you have already sent your information already. That's great. Everyone will receive a follow-up email over the next 24 hours. If you need a copy of the presentation, you can simply reply to that email. It comes directly to me. I'm happy to send you one. Also, if you want to view this webinar or somebody in your facility missed it, the webinar, in its entirety, will be available on our YouTube channel, and that will come up hopefully today, certainly by early next week.


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