This eight-hour instructor-led course provides the participant with a basic understanding of safe workplace practices.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify electrical hazards
  • Classify electrical hazards and apply techniques and procedures for safe work practices
  • Identify techniques to create a culture where electrical safety is part of the workplace

Topics Covered

  • Electrical safety principles
  • Electrical safety controls
  • Hazard prevention
  • Site evaluation and pre-job meeting
  • Effects of electrical shock and shock prevention
  • Electrical safety and approach boundaries for qualified and unqualified employees
  • Effects of arc blast and flash
  • Selecting flash protection PPE based on incident energy
  • Selecting PPE using risk analysis for: Panel boards, Switchboards, Motor Control Centers, and Switchgear
  • Proper lockout and tagout
  • Proper grounding