This course describes the hazards of electrical work and basic approaches to working safely. You will increase your knowledge to help recognize, evaluate, and control electrical hazards. This information, derived from OSHA standard 1910 Subpart S, 1910.260 and the NFPA 70E, will prepare you for additional safety training such as hands-on exercises and more detailed reviews of regulations for electrical work.

This course is essential because it addresses electrical safety, a key aspect in two of the top 10 violations most frequently cited by OSHA. By enrolling, you'll gain a deeper understanding of and compliance with the best practices in electrical safety.

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Modules: 10
Hours: 7
Sectors: General Industry


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  • Key Topics

    • Nature of Electricity
    • Electrical Hazards Evaluation
    • Electrical Safety Model
    • Controlling Electrical Hazards
    • Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Program
    • Hand and Power Tool Safety
    • Electrical Lockout/Tagout
    • Live-work Safe Practices
    • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) Protection
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • Manager
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The OSHA standards that apply to electrical safety regulations are 1910 Subpart S - Electrical and 1910.269 - Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. The OSHA electrical standards heavily reference the NFPA 70E.

You need to receive OSHA electrical safety training when you initially begin your job duties, and any time changes occur (such as you begin using a new type of PPE that you have never used before).

Yes. Students and employers can validate the course 715 Electrical Safety for Technicians and Supervisors training certificate using our website. It's quick and easy! You can feel confident knowing the certificate is valid and was issued by OSHAcademy.

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