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Electrical Safety for Utilities

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Electrical Safety for Utilities | Lecture Training Course

4-Day | 3.2 CEUs | $1,305 | Lecture | Course #223 | Mon-Fri 8 am-4:30 pm

This course provides training for new, multi-craft or experienced electricians, linemen, technicians, engineers, supervisors and safety managers that install, maintain, repair, troubleshoot or work around power generation, transmission and distribution equipment.

Informal on-the-job training can be dangerous. To ensure adequate safe work practices are followed, personnel must understand electrical hazards, safety regulations, and the use of safe work procedures, protective equipment and standards. This course meets mandated training requirements of OSHA 1910.332 and .269 and improves ability to interpret OSHA, the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), ASTM and other applicable electrical safety regulations. Applying these best practices is essential to preventing electrical accidents, outages and equipment damage.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the hazards of electricity and their effects
  • Interpret applicable regulations
  • Understand hazardous energy control as required by OSHA for utilities
  • Explain installation of temporary grounding for personal protection
  • Utilize safe work practices for work on or around substation equipment, transmission equipment and overhead lines
  • Select appropriate personal protective equipment for a variety of applications
  • Identify the functions of a substation grounding system
  • Identify the requirements for an electrical safety inspection of an industrial, utility or utility-like installation following a comprehensive checklist

♦ Requirements
The student should have basic knowledge of AC/DC electricity.

♦ Certifications

This course is an option for our required Substation Maintenance Technician Certification Program

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Course Duration: 4 days
Credits: 3.2 CEUs
Level of Involvement: Lecture
Schedule: 8:00am-4:30pm
Course Number: 223
Tuition USD: $1,305

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