Every year tens of thousands of people are injured or killed by electrical shocks/contacts. Employees are exposed to dangers such as electric shock, electrocution, burns, fires, and explosions. It is essential to understand how electricity is potentially lethal for us and how we can save lives. This course gives you a basic understanding of the prevention and elimination of electrical work-related illnesses and injuries. It can be a dangerous force if not managed properly and should be dealt with in a safe manner while conducting workplace operations. Any abnormal electrical condition has a potential to start a large fire, hurt someone, or kill them and learn how a basic understanding can help prevent or eliminate work-related injuries. Learn about hazard identification, avoidance, control, and standards.
- Define and Identify Electrical Terms
- Workplace Electrical Hazards
- Types of Injuries From Electricity
- Methods of Electrical Protection
- Training and Electrical Safety Factors