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Qualified Electrical Worker (QEW) Requirements

Construction subcontractor employees tasked with performing electrical work are required to be AHJ accepted as Qualified Electrical Workers (QEWs). Accepted Subcontractor QEWs are issued an LBNL QEW Badge with training expiration date stickers.

Construction subcontractor QEW requirements are detailed in PUB-3000, Chapter 8, Electrical Safety Program, Work Process F.

A summary of requirements is listed below:

Alternative Training Options for Subcontractors


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Apply to Perform Electrical Work

Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)

Electrical work generally requires Lockout/Tagout at some point.  All subcontractors who perform LOTO must adhere to PUB-3000, Chapter 18, Lockout/Tagout Program, Work Process I.

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lockout Learn more about LBNL’s Lockout/Tagout requirements and apply to perform here:

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