Electrical Safety For Construction

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Electrical Safety For Construction Course

Electrical Safety For Construction

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 0 Hours 40 Minutes
  • Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

Electrical current keeps construction sites running but can have dangerous consequences for workers on the job. That’s why reducing or eliminating exposure to harmful electrical current is a top priority for employers and employees throughout the construction industry. Our intermediate level Electrical Safety for Construction course addresses common hazards, OSHA’s requirements for electricity, personal protective equipment, and more. Upon completion of this electrical safety for construction training course, participants will be better prepared to identify, mitigate, and respond to electrical hazards.

This 40-minute online electrical safety for construction training course explores basic electrical concepts and standards for safe working conditions. Topics include:

  • Introduction to electrical safety
  • A review of general electricity concepts, including volts, amps, and current
  • Effects of electrocution and mild electric shock on the human body
  • Factors determining the severity of electrical hazards (amperage, the current’s path, duration of contact)
  • Common electrical hazards on the job site
  • OSHA requirements for electrical safety
  • Preventing electrical hazards
  • Situational analysis
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Electrical safety training and planning requirements
  • Proper use of equipment
  • Equipment inspections and maintenance
  • Minimum safe distances from sources of electrical energy
  • Electrical hazard controls

Who Is This Course For?

Benefitting all employees and employers who work around electrical energy on the job site, this course is intended for construction professionals such as:

  • Workers
  • Foremen
  • Supervisors

Features & Benefits

Upon completion of our online Electrical Safety for Construction course, you will be prepared to work safely in the presence of electricity, recognize and avoid hazards, and safely use construction site equipment. Additionally, you will understand safety training and planning requirements, inspections, and other important strategies for maintaining a safer worksite.

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.