Electrical Safety for Overhead Contact Systems (ESOCS)

Electrical Safety for Overhead Contact Systems

COURSE OVERVIEW

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.

This course is On-site only. To get a quote or for more information, please click here to contact your AVO Account Executive or you can call us directly at 877-594-3156.

NUMBER
600
DURATION
2-Day
SCHEDULE
8 am-4:30 pm
INVOLVEMENT
Lecture
 
CREDITS
1.6 CEUs
TUITION
$835

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course includes lecture discussions, supplemented with video training, energized work procedures and hands-on energized work exercises. Maintenance technicians and linemen involved in energized overhead contact systems work will find this course invaluable.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the three hazards of electricity, their effects on the employee and how to avoid them
  • Learn to work safely on or near energized overhead contact systems
  • Learn the proper care and use of electrical protective equipment
  • Identify the safe-work practices for energized work
  • Learn the proper application of protective grounds
  • Learn approach distances to energized circuits and equipment
  • Identify the requirements for good energized work procedures
  • Learn appropriate techniques for use of insulating equipment

REQUIREMENTS

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