ELECTRICAL SAFETY ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW
With an increase in reported injuries and deaths associated with the use of electricity, electrical safety is becoming a more prominent health and safety topic in industry. Canada’s newest electrical standard, the CSA Z462, outlines the requirement for safeguarding workers from electrical hazards. Accordingly, this online course provides a well-rounded approach to the basics of electrical safety and helps increase understanding of the dangers of electricity from both a shock protection and arc flash protection point of view.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
Energy Flow and Barriers
Step and Touch Potential
Electricity and the Human Body
Electrical Shock and Arc Flash Hazards
Safety Training for the Qualified Worker
Personal Protective Equipment
Safe Work Procedures
Corded Electrical Equipment, Extensions Cords, Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters, and Circuit Protection Devices
ELECTRICAL SAFETY ONLINE COURSE DURATION: Approximately 3 hours
ELECTRICAL SAFETY TEST: Testing conducted throughout this online Electrical Safety course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY ONLINE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS (CEU): This course qualifies for Continuing Education Credits from the Engineering Institute of Canada.
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.