Electrical Safety Training

107-01 Electrical Safety

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the flow of electrical current, describe common hazards of electricity, and practice safety procedures to prevent injury, damage, and death caused by electrical hazards.

This lesson satisfies the training requirements for OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.137.

  • Describe the flow of electrical current using the terms amp and volt
  • Identify electrical hazards
  • Minimize electrical hazards
  • Follow safe practices regarding work with or near electrical sources and circuits
  • Apply safety procedures to portable electrical equipment
  • Adhere to safe practices regarding the handling and use of electrical plugs and cords

107-02 Energized Electrical Equipment Safety

When you complete this lesson, you will recognize the industrial workplace safety authority and be able to describe safe workplace practices. This lesson satisfies the training requirements for OSHA regulation(s) 29 CFR 1910 Subpart S and NFPA 70E.

  • Describe safe practices set by the industrial workplace safety authority for work on electrical equipment
  • Identify the personal protective equipment needed to perform safe work on energized electrical circuits or equipment
  • Describe each of the following electrical hazards of working with energized equipment: electrical shock, arc flash, and fire hazards
  • Identify the purpose and content of hazard labels
  • Describe how to conduct hazard analysis
  • Explain the use of PPE (personal protective equipment)

107-03 Arc Flash Hazard Basics

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to define terminology applicable to arc flash, navigate the guidance of the NFPA 70E, and mitigate unsafe conditions potentially resulting in an arc flash.

  • Define the term Arc Flash Hazard as listed in the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) code 70E
  • Identify the basic concepts of an arc flash occurrences
  • Identify and define common terms associated with arc flash occurrences
  • Describe the formation of an arc
  • Identify the personnel risks associated with an arc flash
  • Describe the purpose and performance of an Arc Flash Hazard Analysis
  • Identify procedures associated with arc flash effect mitigation