Electrical Practices: Workplace Safety for Non-Electrician
This course can be designed to train employees at your company. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The workshop provides an understanding of electricity focused on increased awareness and prevention of industrial and home accidents.
You will learn
- How voltage, current, and resistance are related, and the effects various amounts of current have on the human body.
- How to identify the factors that influence body resistance to electric shock.
- How the amount of time spent in contact with an electrical circuit will affect the severity of shock.
- The basic safety rules when working around electricity, and the safe loading of circuits.
- How to identify safety considerations when using an extension cord and the proper procedure for inspecting portable electric hand tools.
- To define the purpose of a ground fault interrupter (GFI).
- To identify the correct type of fire extinguisher to use on an electrical fire.
- To identify the need to lock and tag a de-energized circuit before working on the circuit.
- To describe the dangers of static electricity.
- Accident Prevention, Industry Safe Work Practices,
- Electrical Hazards, Hazard Awareness
- General Theory, Equipment Selection
- Personal Protective Equipment, types, ratings and care
- Personal Protective Grounding
- Protective Equipment
- Receptacles, switches, power tools
- Circuit breakers, fuses, GFIs
- Electrical equipment found in the home
- Cords, what to do in the event of an electrical fire
- First aid for shock victim
- Battery safety
Course Addresses The Following Requirements:
- Introduction to Electrical Standards
- OSHA’s 29 CFR 1910 & 1926, NEC, & NFPA 70E
- OSHA’s 1910.332 – OSHA Training Requirements
- Electricity & Electric Shock
- Nature Of Electrical Accidents
- Effects of Electrical Shock
- First Aid For Electric Shock Victims
- OSHA’s 1910.333 – Selection & Use Of Work Practices
- Lock Out/Tag Out
- Approach Distances
- OSHA’s 1910.334 – Use Of Equipment
- Portable Electric Equipment
- Electric Power & Lighting Circuits
- Hazardous Locations
- OSHA’s 1910.335 – Safeguards For Personnel Protection
In-House Training Available
For additional information about in-house training, please call Amy Murphy at (815) 280-1418 or email email@example.com