Electrical Safety: General Awareness Overview

Learning objectives

  • Explain how electricity works regarding hazards on the job
  • Describe basic safety controls and practices at work
  • Identify and explain how to respond to electrical emergencies

Course overview

The goal of the lesson is to provide an overview that prepares workers to work safely with and around electricity. This lesson does not address arc-flash hazards and controls, lock-out/tag-out procedures, or high voltage (220V or 440V) electrical safety.

  • English, Spanish
  • Electrical Safety Summary
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.330-335: Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices Standards
  • National Fire Protection Association Standards NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace, 2012
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.332: Training
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