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This course will provide a basic understanding of static electricity, and how to provide protection from static electricity. The information in this course will focus on the identification, assessment, and control of static electricity for purposes of preventing fires and explosions. This course is intended as an introduction to a highly specialized field. Consultation with experts is recommended to implement an effective static electricity control plan for your operations. 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.
Primarily engineering, safety, and maintenance personnel whose responsibilities include determining and correcting static issues; may also benefit managers, supervisors, and employees who work in areas where electrostatic discharge could result in fire or explosion