Electrical Safety Awareness OLE





 Electrical Safety will provide you with the knowledge to successfully work safely in work places that require you to work in environments that use electricity.

Who Needs Electrical Safety Training?

Electrical Safety is geared towards Workers who do not work with electricity directly and supervisors of workers who do not work with electricity directly.

Course Outline

About Electricity

  • Terms
  • How electricity works
  • Clues to electrical hazards

Electrical Injuries

  • Four main types
  • Causes

Electrical Hazards

  • Damaged tools, equipment
  • Overloaded circuits
  • Bad wiring, repairs, connections
  • Contact with power lines
  • Unsafe work practices
  • Wet conditions

Safe Work Practices

  • Proper grounding
  • Circuit protective devices (GFCI)
  • Lockout/tagout
  • Work on electrical equipment only is qualified
  • Use portable equipment safely
  • Stay away from electrical work areas
  • Know emergency response and first aid for electrical shock
  • Only qualified people work on electrical equipment
  • Report hazards or concerns
  • Follow electrical safety program