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715 Electrical Safety for Technicians and Supervisors
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This course describes the hazards of electrical work and basic approaches to working safely. You will learn skills to help you recognize, evaluate, and control electrical hazards. This information will prepare you for additional safety training such as hands-on exercises and more detailed reviews of regulations for electrical work. This course is vital, as electrical safety is part of two of OSHA's 10 most frequently cited violations.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.1.1 Define and provide examples of electrical terms, and describe the hazards of electrical shock.
LO 1.2.1 Describe the dangers and injuries sustained from exposure to electrical shock.
LO 1.3.1 Describe the burn hazards, and safe practices to prevent electrical burns.
LO 1.4.1 Describe the "Electrical Safety Model."
LO 1.5.1 Discuss how to recognize, analyze and evaluate the risk to electrical hazards.
LO 1.6.1 Discuss the factors that increase the risk of exposure to electrical burn and shock hazards.
LO 1.7.1 Describe the use of lockout/tagout, insulation, and ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) to control electrical hazards.
LO 1.8.1 Describe the hazards and safety precautions when working on live electrical circuits.
LO 1.9.1 Describe safe work practices associated with planning electrical work, exposure to high voltage, and wiring.
LO 1.10.1 Discuss the various electrical protective equipment used to protect electrical workers.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)