Electrical Safety 2.0 – Cal/OSHA

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This is an awareness-level course that covers how to work safely with electricity. It focuses on specific electrical hazards found in the workplace and methods to minimize or eliminate those hazards. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to recall basic rules of electricity as they relate to electrical safety, identify actions to take in an electricity-related emergency, recognize common electrical hazards, and describe methods to reduce or eliminate electrical hazards. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
All workers who may be exposed to electrical hazards at work

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Electrical Safety 2.0 – Cal/OSHA

  • Electrical Safety 2.0 – Cal/OSHA
  • identify the components of an electrical circuit
  • Knowledge Check: Basics of Electrical Circuits
  • identify common electrical injuries and their effects on the human body
  • Knowledge Check: Electricity's Effects on the Body
  • identify actions to take if someone is being electrically shocked
  • Knowledge Check: Helping Shock Victims
  • identify actions to take if there is an electrical fire
  • Knowledge Check: Responding to Electrical Fires
  • identify common electrical hazards
  • Knowledge Check: Recognizing Hazards
  • identify factors that can increase the risk of electric shock
  • Knowledge Check: Evaluating Hazards
  • identify methods to reduce or eliminate electrical hazards
  • Knowledge Check: Controlling Hazards
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