Basic Electrical Safety

Course NameBasic Electrical Safety
OverviewThe Basic Electrical Safety course is designed for Non-Electrical Workers.This trainingmodule meets OSHA guidelines fortraining and awareness pertaining topractical safeguarding of employeesin their workplace. This informationis applicable to all electricequipment and installations used toprovide electric power and light foremployee workplaces.
Duration/Length2 Hours
Target AudienceEmployees who work around electrical equipment and installations, but do not directly perform typical electrician or maintenance tasks.
CFR Reference29 CFR 1910: SUBPART “S”, 29 CFR 1926 SUBPART “K”
Course FormatClassroom
Course Objectives• The description of basic principles of electricity
• Typical electrical hazards and the types of injuries they can cause
• Protective measures for avoiding personal injury from electrical hazard
• General rules for responding to an electrical emergency