Electrical hazards can result in serious injuries or death for personnel that work on or around electrical equipment. In Fact, electrocutions rank fourth in causes of industrial fatalities. In order to ensure a safe workplace, personnel must understand electrical safety regulations, electrical hazards, and the use of safe work procedures and protective equipment.
This course focuses on international safety requirements, including OSHA standards, and provides information on the steps needed for the prevention of electrical injuries to individuals tasked with the operation and maintenance of electrical equipment.
This course will be highly interactive and include group discussions, case studies and syndicate work. Participants will have the opportunity to use reported accidents as workshop material to determine what went wrong and identify the steps that could have been taken in order to prevent the incident.
This course is designed for professionals managing and supervising personnel involved in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment, such as field supervisors, safety professionals, site managers, lead technicians, maintenance engineers and maintenance supervisors.