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ELECTRICAL SAFETY ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This online Electrical Safety course provides a well-rounded approach to electrical safety basics and will increase understanding of the dangers of electricity from a shock protection as well as an arc flash protection point of view.

With an increase in reported injuries or 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.

ELECTRICAL SAFETY ONLINE COURSE TOPICS:

In this online electrical safety course, the following topics are covered:

  • Energy Flow and Barriers
    • The factors of insulation,
    • The safety basics,
    • Barriers
    • Understand the terms grounding and bonding, and
    • How to correctly answer all questions at the end of this section.
  • Induction
    • What is induction?
    • The effects of electrostatic induction.
    • The effects of electromagnetic induction.
    • Testing procedures for induction.
    • The basics of electrostatic discharge (ESD).
    • The effects of ESD.
    • The principles of static electricity control.
    • How to correctly answer all questions at the end of this section.
  • Step and Touch Potential
    • The effects of step and touch potentials.
    • Explain the effects of a ground fault.
    • The best protection against step and touch potentials.
    • Explain how a worker could receive a shock from step and touch potentials.
    • The types of ground mats and their uses.
    • How to correctly answer all questions at the end of this section.
  • Electricity and the Human Body
    • The five primary hazards associated with electricity and its use.
    • The major factors which contribute to the effects of electricity on the human body.
    • The delayed effects associated with electricity on the human body.
    • How to correctly answer all questions at the end of this section.
  • Electrical Shock and Arc Flash Hazards
    • The two types of boundary limitations for electrically operated equipment.
    • Define a qualified and unqualified person.
    • Define limited approach boundary.
    • Define restricted approach boundary.
    • Define prohibited approach boundary.
    • Define the flash protection boundary.
    • The purpose of the shock hazard analysis.
    • The purpose of the flash hazard analysis.
    • Explain equipment labels and the content of the label
    • 1) Example of a generic label, and
    • 2) Examples of labels in use.
    • How to correctly answer all questions at the end of this section.
  • Safety Training for the Qualified Worker
    • The importance of recognizing when you are qualified or not qualified to perform a task.
    • The “limited approach boundary” for unqualified personnel and the “prohibited approach boundary” for qualified workers.
    • The significance of using voltage-related electrical gloves.
    • Protective clothing and equipment that qualified workers must wear and use.
    • The procedures for de-energizing equipment and verifying a zero energy state.
    • How to correctly answer all questions at the end of this section.
  • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Recognize when PPE is required.
    • Explain what types of PPE are necessary under certain circumstances.
    • Explain the limitations of PPE.
    • Discuss the proper care and maintenance of PPE.
    • How to correctly answer all questions at the end of this section.
  • Safe Work Procedures
    • What are safe work procedures or special precautionary techniques.
    • The operating procedures necessary to operate the specific equipment.
    • The special precautionary techniques necessary to operate the equipment.
    • Understanding the Hazard Assessment and Risk Evaluation Process
    • How to correctly answer all questions at the end of this section.
  • Corded Electrical Equipment, Extensions Cords Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters Circuit Protection Devices
    • The hazards associated with the use of power tools.
    • The care and proper use of the power tools.
    • The proper selection of extension cords and Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI).
    • The safe use of extension cords.
    • The purpose of a circuit protection device.
    • How to correctly answer all questions at the end of this section.

 

ELECTRICAL SAFETY COURSE DURATION: Approximately 120 minutes

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.

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