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Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety Training Kit

Course Description

Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries: contact with power lines, lack of ground-fault protection, path to ground missing or discontinuous, equipment not used in manner prescribed, and improper use of extension and flexible cords.

Language: English/Spanish

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1910 Subpart S – Electrical, 1910.137 Electrical Protective Equipment, 1910.269, Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. 29 CFR 1926 Subpart K, 1926 Subpart V, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70, National Electrical Code, 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

Government Regulations:
This course fully adheres to the following codes and standards:
* NFPA 70E: Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces

OSHA views NFPA 70E as the primary consensus standard addressing electrical hazards associated with electrical utilization systems (i.e. building and other premises wiring and utilization equipment). 

The NFPA is the National Fire Protection Association and the NFPA 70E, which is titled “Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces,” is the NFPA’s consensus standard for workplace electrical safety. 

Who Needs this Training?

Professionals who may be exposed to electrical hazards. This includes those working with electricity directly including overhead lines, cable harnesses, and circuit assemblies, as well as others such as office workers and salespeople who are indirectly exposed to electrical hazards.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified

 Arc flash/arc blast

This course teaches workers to BE SAFE to help remember, recognize, avoid, and protect against electrical hazards.

Included Topics
By the end of this course we will have covered the following topics:

-Topic 1: Intro to Electrical Safety – 02:23
-Topic 2: Electrical Hazards – 08:22
-Topic 3: Types of Electrical Hazards – 13:04
-Topic 4: Electrical Protection Methods – 13:26
-Topic 5: Personal Protective Equipment – 01:37
-Topic 6: Working on Live Parts – 01:36
-Topic 7: Arc Flash – 06:57
-Topic 8: Employer Requirements – 00:56
-Summary – 00:45

Course Layout
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes and Final Knowledge Check

Course Duration
A minimum of 50 minutes is required to complete this course.

OSHA does not specify a length of time for recertification as there is no OSHA standard covering this topic. However, the OSH Act general duty clause section 5(a)(1), 29 U.S.C. 654(b)(1) states that each employer shall furnish employees a workplace free from hazards that are likely to cause death or serious physical harm. 

Certificate of Completion
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.

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