Electrical Safety

aims to ensure that both employers and employees understand the main risks and the necessary controls for the safe use of electricity at work


246 Ratings

Course Overview

Electricity is a powerful force that can cause serious injury & death. When it comes
to electrical job tasks, it only takes an instant to turn a momentary mistake into a
fatality. Therefore, qualified electrical workers must understand & the hazards
presented by exposed energized parts & know how to protect themselves using safe
electrical work practices.
That’s the purpose of this program—to explain the safety precautions these
employees must always take to avoid needless tragedies while performing any type
of electrical work.
Topics include the definition of a qualified worker, approach boundaries, the shock
hazard of electricity, voltage-rated gloves &PPE, the arc flash boundary, PPE Levels
of arc flash protection, creating &verifying an electrically safe work condition
&exceptions when energized work is allowed. As per guidelines of OSHAD-SF – Code
of Practice 15 – Electrical Safety CoP -24 Lockout/ Tag out (Isolation)

Learning Objectives


Work safely with electricity on the job.


Find hazards like cracked wires &defective equipment.


Follow safe, OSHA -approved practices at work.


Use the appropriate PPE &tools.


Prepare properly for an emergency following OSHA guidelines.

Course Outline

Day One
  • ✓Introduction to Electricity
  • Avoiding Common Electrical Hazards
    How electricity can leak or jump from a conducting wire. The method of “Controlled Grounding” & how it helps keep you safe. Ground Fault Circuit
    Interrupters as a life-saving device. Information on faulty wiring & the accidents that can result such as shocks, burns, fires, &more.
  • Selecting Proper Equipment
    Overloaded circuits & how to properly ground all electrical equipment. Using double-insulated tools &looking out for sparks while working with electrically
    powered machinery. Avoiding conductive materials. Being aware of flammable materials that do not react well with electricity. Selecting the right PPE.
  • Work Environments
    • Get rid of water before you begin any electrical work. Working in confined spaces & around high voltage power lines. OSHA guidelines. Different types
    of equipment require.
  • Electrical Accidents
    • How to react if there is a leak of a flammable gas or vapor. Handling an electrical fire, or first aid to a person who is in contact with a live wire.
  •  Lock-out/Tag-out Requirements
  • Record Keeping, References, Document Amendment Record

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for:

▪ Who should attend this course?: Electricians
▪ Duration: 1 Day
▪ Assessment Method
Written or practical assessment
▪ Validity: 1 Year
▪ Delivery Options
✓ Instructor-led.
✓ Doubt clarification, feedback session
▪ Credentials
OMCT certificate – ACTVET approved training center

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