Length: 8 Hour
This course is designed as an overview of OSHA and National Electric Code requirements for industrial electrical systems, installations and equipment from a safety perspective. Topics covered include hazardous location of equipment, ground fault circuit interrupters, single- and three-phase systems and electrical hazard recognition.
Regulation: 29 CFR 1910, Subpart S, NFPA 70 and NFPA 72
Employees who work around or directly with industrial electrical systems and their management.
Course Objectives: (Upon completion of this course, students should be able to):
- Recognize electrical hazards
- Understand electrical safety issues related to hazardous substances and locations
- Be able to reference OSHA electrical standards in< general industry regulations
- OSHA and NEC overviews (1 hour)
- Basic industrial electricity: typical equipment (1 hour)
- Single- and three-phase systems (2 hours)
- Hazardous locations (2 hours)
- Safety-related work practices (1 hour)
- Electrical Hazard Recognition (1 hour)