Electrical Safe Work Practices

Course: Electrical Safe Work Practices

Requirement: OSHA 1910.331-333

Duration: 4 Hours

Description: This training is not an attempt to teach electricity or its basic fundamentals and theory. Instead the focus will be on discussion and demonstration of safe electrical working habits as they apply within the general industry. Final evaluation of knowledge will be based on the test score and observation during their hands-on exercises.

Scope: This course covers:

  • The dangers of electric shock due to accidental grounding
  • Safe methods of inspecting and using basic circuits
  • Extension cords
  • Power tools
  • Ground fault interrupters
  • Discussion of methods for neutralizing electrical fires
  • Static electricity
  • Proper methods of de-energizing
  • Locking and tagging circuits
  • Procedures for working on or near energized circuits or equipment
  • Use and inspection of personal protective equipment
  • Safe use of test instruments
  • Circuit breakers
  • Fuses
  • Interlocks
  • Grounding straps
  • Batteries

Who should attend:

Anyone who works on or with electrical equipment.