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100 Questions and Answers on Electrical Safety for General Industry

    100 Questions and Answers on Electrical Safety for General Industry

    Electricity powers the modern workplace, but it can also present a number of safety hazards for workers, including burns, shocks, and even electrocution. To protect yourself and promote a safer work environment, it’s important to stay aware of these hazards and best practices for minimizing and avoiding them. Workers, managers, and supervisors can stay up-to-date on their electrical safety training by completing 100 Questions and Answers on Electrical Safety for General Industry online. 

    Course Objectives

    During this intermediate online course, students will receive 100 commonly asked questions on electrical safety with detailed answers. The questions are broken down into critical topics in workplace electrical safety, including: 

    • Safety Standards
    • Hazard and Risk Analysis
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Safety Grounds
    • Approach Boundaries
    • Safety Equipment
    • Arc Flash and Arc Fault
    • Lockout /Tagout (LOTO)
    • Checking for Absence of Voltage
    • Electrical Safety Definitions

    All questions focus on key definitions and terms, preparing students for the quiz at the end of the course.

    Course Audience

    This 3-hour online course is appropriate for individuals who must work safely with and around electricity on the jobsite, including workers, managers, and supervisors. Course materials are designed for intermediate-level students who have some familiarity with topics on electrical safety.

    For more information, contact your supervisor, contact us online, or call 800-971-1080.

    Course Features and Benefits

    After completion of 100 Questions and Answers on Electrical Safety for General Industry, students will have a better understanding of critical electrical safety concerns, including:

    • The importance of electrical safety programs, regular worksite inspections, and auditing
    • Table notes in consensus standards
    • Hazard identification process
    • How to quantify the risk of incidents and injuries
    • OSHA’s mathematical formula for hazard/risk analysis
    • Electrical personal protective equipment (PPE) and flame-resistant (clothing)
    • Why to use PPE, as well as how to select and use it
    • The importance and use of safety grounds
    • Approach boundaries
    • Shock boundaries vs. flash protection boundaries
    • How to choose, utilize, and test electrical equipment
    • OSHA’s electrical safety training standards
    • Arc flash and arc fault
    • Understanding your risk of exposure and the necessary steps to protect yourself
    • AC vs. DC circuits
    • Common causes of arc fault
    • Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
    • Checking for absence of voltage and measuring voltage
    • Testing methods
    • How to choose and use voltmeters

    Upon passing the quiz, students confirm their awareness of safety best practices for electrical hazards, as well as their preparedness to encounter and address those hazards on worksites.

    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080