The serious risks of electrical shock and injury are present in every workplace: hundreds of workers are killed every year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that roughly four percent of work-related deaths are caused by employees being electrocuted.
This course is designed to familiarize learners with the basics of electrical safety, including how to recognize and avoid electrical hazards.
After completing this course, learners will be able to:
Describe how electricity works
Explain various electrical hazards and how you could become injured by electricity
Distinguish between a Qualified and an Unqualified employee
Identify common ways to prevent accidents and protect yourself from electrical hazards
Recognize what to do in the event of an electrical emergency