Electrical Safety And LOTO For General Industry

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Electrical Safety And LOTO For General Industry

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 1 Hours

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

From general office work to manufacturing facilities, every workplace relies on electrical power. Yet electricity is one of the most dangerous elements faced by workers across many industries, and every employer and employee must heed safety precautions and follow OSHA’s best practices as well as regulatory requirements for safety in its presence. Electrical Safety and LOTO for General Industry addresses the basics of electrical safety and LOTO procedures to prepare team members to recognize and avoid electrical hazards encountered on the job to promote a safer work environment and prevent injuries and even death.

This intermediate-level online electrical safety and LOTO training course explains how to work safely with electricity and avoid the dangers of live current. Course topics include:

  • The basics of electricity and electrical safety
  • Common electrical hazards
  • OSHA’s safe work practices for electrical safety
  • Circuit protection devices
  • Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI)
  • Equipment design
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Isolation and control of hazardous energy (COHE) strategies for electricity, including guarding of live parts, grounding, and more
  • Energy control devices and programs
  • Best practices for identifying and securing electrical energy sources
  • The importance of lockout/tagout procedures
  • Identifying a zero-energy state

Who is this Course for?

Electrical Safety and LOTO for General Industry is appropriate for all employees who work with electrical equipment in the course of their job duties in most industries, including:

  • Manufacturing
  • General office
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Property management

Features & Benefits

After completing Electrical Safety and LOTO for General Industry, students will be prepared to work safely with and near electricity and identify common electrical hazards. You will understand the importance of following proper LOTO procedures and how to use appropriate and specialized electrical PPE to stay safe on the job. Additionally, you will learn more about the control and isolation of hazardous energy to prevent avoidable workplace injuries.

In Person Training

Participants in this in-person class can expect to be engaged with discussions, collaboration from other members of the course, team building experiences, and interactive learning. All our instructors have years of experience in the field and are highly qualified and skilled. We offer some classes via Zoom (just give us a call for more information). Some classes can be combined with virtual-blended learning, as well.