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Course Description

On average, three workers die weekly from exposure to electricity and almost half of the workers injured by electricity are away from work for more than two weeks. Reducing accidental exposure to electricity can increase job safety and decrease lost production time. Workers can protect themselves by understanding sources of electric shock, recognizing potential hazards and knowing how to mitigate or avoid electrical hazards. Lockout/Tagout is used to prevent injuries during service or maintenance of equipment from all sources of energy, including electricity. Upon course completion, you will have a better understanding and the working knowledge necessary to recognize electrical hazards.

Course Outline

  1. Electricity basics.
  2. Identify the impact of electrical injury.
  3. Know the OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards relating to electricity.
  4. Recognize potential electrical hazards.
  5. Tools to inspect work areas for potential electrical hazards.
  6. Techniques to control potential electrical hazards in your work areas.
  7. Lockout/Tagout basics.
  8. Know the OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards relating to Lockout/Tagout.
  9. Identify the impact of uncontrolled energy.
  10. Identify energy sources.
  11. Devices used for Lockout/Tagout.
  12. Lockout/Tagout procedures.

Learner Outcomes

Knowledge of basic electricity

  • Identify the impact of exposure to electrical hazards.
  • Recognize potential electrical hazards
  • Know the OSHA rules, regulations and other industry standards relating to electricity and Lockout/Tagout.
  • Identify controls to prevent exposure to electrical exposure.
  • Familiarity with the difference between Authorized vs. Affected employees.
  • Identify other sources of energy.
  • Identify devices used for Lockout/Tagout.
  • Knowledge of Lockout/Tagout Procedures.

Notes

Harper College is a proud recipient of the Susan Harwood Training Grant!

Harper College is providing FREE Safety Awareness Courses to workers employed by a small business with 2-250 employees within the U.S.

Susan Harwood Training Grants provide training and education for workers and employees on workplace safety and health hazards, responsibilities and rights.

  • Courses will be highly interactive and taught by experienced safety professionals and Occupational and Health Outreach Trainers.
  • Participants will receive class material and electronic badge and certificate for completing the entire course.

Government employees are ineligible to participate due to grant regulations (Local/City/Municipality, County, State or Federal). 

 

 

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Section Title
Electrical Hazard Awareness and Lockout/Tagout
Type
Online/Internet Based
Days
W
Time
8:00AM to 12:15PM
Dates
Jun 24, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
4.0
Location
  • Online
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Instructors
Section Title
Electrical Hazard Awareness and Lockout/Tagout
Type
Online/Internet Based
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 12:15PM
Dates
Jul 24, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
4.0
Location
  • Online
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $0.00
Instructors
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