Electrical Safety For Industrial Facilities

Source: AVO Training Institute, Inc.

Electrical safety within industrial facilities is paramount to keeping personnel safe around electrical equipment. To ensure a safe workplace, personnel must understand electrical safety regulations, electrical hazards, and the use of safe work procedures and protective equipment. The ability to interpret electrical safety standards and apply them is essential to an effective electrical safety program.

This course is intended for new, multi-craft or experienced electricians, technicians, engineers, supervisors and safety managers that install, maintain, repair, troubleshoot or work around industrial electrical systems. This course meets the mandated training requirements of OSHA 1910.332 and .269. The student should have basic knowledge of AC/DC electricity.   

Course duration: 4 days
3.2 CEU

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the hazards of electricity and effects
  • Select appropriate personal protective equipment for a variety of applications
  • Utilize safe work practices for work on or around metal clad switchgear, substation equipment, motor control centers and facility electrical systems
  • Explain installation and testing of permanent and temporary grounding systems for personal protection
  • Apply lockout/tagout procedures, energized work permits, and overhead line clearances
  • Interpret applicable regulations

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