The serious risks of electrical shock and injury are present in every workplace. Hundreds of construction workers are killed every year from electrocution. To help prevent injury to you and others, this online course is designed to give you an overview of basic electrical safety. It is specifically helpful for individuals who work in the construction industry and have limited familiarity with electrical hazards. It covers regulations 29 CFR §1926.416 and 29 CFR §1926.417.
Components of a complete circuit
Major types of electrocution hazards in construction
Methods of protection from electrical hazards
Safe and unsafe work practices around electrical equipment
Employer requirements to protect workers from electrocution hazards