Ground Fault Protection For Construction

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Ground Fault Protection For Construction Course

Ground Fault Protection For Construction

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 0 Hours 35 Minutes
  • Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Ground Fault Protection for Construction online training from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level course designed to teach participants how to properly apply ground fault safety procedures while using cord sets and receptacles that are not part of a permanent structure on construction sites. Additionally, participants can expect to learn and discuss the safe usage of ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) on the construction site.

Exceed Safety’s Ground Fault Protection for Construction online safety training provides an in-depth, intermediate-level training on the proper use of GFCIs in the construction workplace. Participants can expect the course to cover OSHA standards, as well as state-specific regulations governing the use of GFCIs, as well as how to use and where to apply them. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction to ground fault protection in construction
  • Basic knowledge assessment
  • Insulating grounding
  • GFCIs
  • Ground fault situational analysis
  • Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Programs (AEGCP)
  • Drills 1, 2, 3 & 4

Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:

  • GFCIs
  • OSHA CFR 29, 1926, Subpart K, Electrical Requirements (Construction)
  • OSHA CFR 1926.401(b)(1)(iii)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • National Institute Organization for Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • OSHA Training Institute

Who Is This Course For?

The Ground Fault Protection for Construction online training is designed for those within the construction industry who may work with or come into contact with cord sets. Individuals who will specifically benefit from this course include the following:

  • California-based construction workers
  • California-based construction supervisors
  • California-based construction managers

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Ground Fault Protection for Construction online training provides intermediate-level training regarding safe electrical work on the construction jobsite. Teaching participants to avoid electrical burns and electrocution, participants will learn the necessary steps and measures to ensure equipment is properly grounded. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Know how to set up and use electricity properly and safely on the construction site
  • Understand the importance of proper electrical standards as set forth by the ANSI and NIOSH
  • Know how to properly apply knowledge gained from case studies demonstrating proper or inadequate GFCI equipment
  • Know how to avoid improper electrical use situations

In Person Training

Participants in our in-person courses can expect to be taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Our instructors strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Participants will also be able to have most questions answered while attending the class. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.