Electrical Safety for Construction

Overview This course teaches electrical safety concepts including the hazard of electric shock and 3 electrical hazard controls. This course explains electrocution and mild electric shock and what they can do to the human body. The three factors determining how severe an electrical hazard is include the amount of current (amps), the current’s path through the body and duration of contact. The goal of this safety course is to reduce or eliminate hazards on construction sites, including temporary wiring, temporary lighting, panels, cords and tools.
Duration/Length 2 Hours
Target Audience Workers, foremen, supervisors
CFR Reference 29 CFR 1926 Subpart K
Pre-requisites None
Course Format Classroom
Course Objectives Introduction to Electrical Safety
What Is Electricity?
Electrical Hazards
Preventing Electrical Hazards
Job Site Hazards
Situational Analysis