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Electrical Worker Safety Pack (Level 1)

    Electrical Worker Safety Pack (Level 1)

    Course Overview

    The presence of electricity and the equipment that it powers is essential to every construction job site. The hazards electricity presents can be vastly dangerous to a workers safety and health. Awareness of OSHA’s electrical standards and proper employee training are vital for every worker with no exceptions.

    Electricity on a job site can pose many hazards that result in injury, time off work, or even death. The sources of these hazards consist, but are not limited to:

    • Unintentional contact with power lines;
    • Lack of ground-fault protection;
    • Improper grounding;
    • Incorrect use of equipment or extension cords;
    • Wet conditions;
    • Damaged tools, and;
    • Exposed electrical parts.

    Courses in this Safety Pack

    The 8 online safety courses in this Level 1 Electrical Worker Safety Training Pack of Required Safety Skills contain almost 5 hours of REQUIRED safety training that all Electrical Workers should complete BEFORE starting any job.

    • Job Site Safety Orientation (20-min)
    • Ground Fault Protection in Construction (35-min)
    • Hand and Power Tools (50-min)
    • NFPA 70E (2015 Edition), An Introduction (45-min) - Earn 0.1 CEU!
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Awareness (10-min)
    • Introduction to OSHA's Focus Four Hazards (25-min)
    • Ladder Safety Training (45-min)
    • Emergency Action & Response (60-min)

    Intended Audience

    Every worker who could potentially be exposed to electricity on a job site.

    Course Details

    Job Site Safety Orientation (20-min)

    This introductory online safety course on job site safety and health hazards will share hazard identification, avoidance and control methods. You will review safety programs and OSHA’s Focus Four hazards. Work planning, PPE, materials handling, housekeeping and diversity in the workplace are also addressed.

    Ground Fault Protection in Construction (35-min)

    This intermediate safety course will teach you how to apply ground fault safety procedures when using cord sets and receptacles that are not part of the permanent structure on construction sites. This course reviews OSHA standards and State regulations on the proper use of GFCI's (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters), including how and where to use them. You will learn about different cord sets, receptacles and review the AEGCP (Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Programs).

    Hand and Power Tools (50-min)

    This intermediate online safety course instructs you on how to handle power tools of all types in a safe manner on the job site. You will learn hazard control options according to OSHA hand and power tool regulations for avoiding accidents and preventing injuries, including safety procedures and safeguards. In addition, you will be provided with types of mechanical hazards, types of tools and precautionary measures to ensure your understanding of tool safety.

    NFPA 70E (2015 Edition), An Introduction (45-min) - Earn 0.1 CEU!

    This 2015 update to the NFPA 70E online safety course addresses the importance of electrical safety in the workplace. Discussions include the role of the National Fire Protection Association, why NFPA 70E was developed, the concepts of arc flash, type and definitions of approach boundaries, shock boundaries, arc flash hazard analysis, warning labels and personal protective equipment. This course is intended to provide an introduction to NFPA 70E for workers in any industry where they may be exposed to electrical current greater than 50 volts. This course does not meet the full requirements of the NFPA 70E standard, but is intended to be an introduction to the topics of the 2015 standard.

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Awareness (10-min)

    This introductory online course covers the safety requirements of PPE, or Personal Protective Equipment. PPE is a very important part of working safely on any job site. Properly choosing, wearing and maintaining protective equipment could save your life. This course reviews PPE Awareness safety according to OSHA standards. You will learn basic OSHA and ANSI rules and regulations regarding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that protects your head, face, ears, eyes, body, hands and feet. This course also provides a brief overview of Specialized Protective Equipment.

    Introduction to OSHA's Focus Four Hazards (25-min)

    OSHA has identified the 4 leading causes of fatalities in the construction industry, which include Electrical, Fall, Struck-by, and Caught-in or -Between Hazards. In this course, you will learn details about the four hazards and understand how to avoid them. You will also be shown techniques to help prevent accidents and injuries due to the OSHA Focus Four Hazards.

    Ladder Safety Training (45-min)

    This intermediate online course on Ladder Safety focuses on prevention of injury by providing you with training and information on ladder hazards, including a review of injury statistics from ladder falls. Learn OSHA’s requirements for ensuring safety to the highest possible standard in the workplace. In addition to ladder hazards, you'll learn about ladder selection and ladder types, plus the use and maintenance required to reduce the risk of injury from ladder hazards. This course covers OSHA’s ladder safety requirements from 29 CFR 1910.25, 1910.26 and 1910.27.

    Emergency Action & Response (60-min)

    This intermediate online safety course focuses on how to anticipate emergency response events, which may include: spills, releases or potential releases of hazardous substances. It is important to be able to recognize and evaluate emergency response hazards. This course covers controlling actions, which is vital in preventing or minimizing exposure, illness, injury or environmental damage.

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