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Electricity has long been recognized as a serious workplace hazard, exposing employees to such dangers as electric shock, electrocution, burns, fires, and explosions. To handle electricity safely, it is necessary to understand how it acts, how it can be directed, what hazards it presents, and how these hazards can be controlled.

This OSHA electrical safety training course provides an overview of basic electrical safety for construction workers with little or limited training or familiarity with electrical hazards.

Who Needs This Course?

This is one of our safety courses online that is intended for all construction workers who use extension cords, electric tools, etc.

What Will You Learn?

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify how electricity works and the primary electrical hazards.
  • Identify the general training requirements of the OSHA Electrical Standard for Construction.
  • Identify safe work practices, including how to ground equipment, guard live parts, and use GFCIs to protect yourself from shock.

Regulations

OSHA — 29 CFR Subpart CC — Cranes and Derricks in Construction

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method

Online

Course Features

  • Narration and easy navigation
  • Interactive lessons
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Units