Electrical Safety for Overhead Contact Systems

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Electrical Safety for Overhead Contact Systems | On-Site Only Lecture Training Course

2-Day | 1.6 CEUs | On-Site Only| Lecture | Course #600 

This two-day course is intended for new, multi-craft or experienced electricians, technicians, engineers, and supervisors that install, maintain, repair, troubleshoot or work around OCS. Technicians that maintain the overhead lines and equipment are taught the unique safety hazards involved with OCS installations. An effective electrical safety training program can ensure OSHA compliance and minimize the risk of electrical accidents during energized or deenergized work. This course meets the mandated training requirements of OSHA 1910.332 and .269.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the hazards of electricity and their effect on the worker
  • Select appropriate personal protective equipment for a variety of applications
  • Utilize safe work practices for work on or around metal clad switchgear, substation equipment, and overhead lines
  • Install and test permanent and temporary grounding systems for personal protection
  • Apply lockout/tagout procedures, energized work permits, and overhead line clearances
  • Apply appropriate electrical safety related work practices when performing maintenance on energized OCS lines and equipment
  • Interpret applicable OSHA regulations

The student should have basic knowledge of AC/DC electricity. Only available for onsite presentation.


Course Duration: 2 days
Credits: 1.6 CEUs
Level of Involvement: Lecture
Course Number: 600
Tuition USD: Request an onsite quote for pricing.


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