Electrical safety standards and hazard recognition
1 CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOUR (PDH) AVAILABLE UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF AN EXAM.
According to OSHA, many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to injury or death. The most frequent causes of electrical injuries: contact with power lines, lack of ground-fault protection, path to ground missing or discontinuous, equipment not used in manner prescribed, and improper use of extension and flexible cords.
In this webcast, the speaker will inform you as to how these hazards can be avoided. This will include a review of relevant OSHA (29 CFR 1910), NFPA 70E and other relevant standards. You’ll also receive tips on how to assess your company’s electrical safety program which can lead to solutions that reduce the risk of injury associated with electrical work. A sound safety program also reduces the likelihood of financial loss and regulatory missteps
Tune into this webcast to ensure you’re aware.
- To identify potential electricity-related hazards in industrial environment
- To review OSHA and other standards related to electrical safety
- To learn about possible solutions that reduce risk when working with electricity
- To identify approaches to assess your company’s safety posture
Terry Bilke, Senior NERC Compliance Consultant, Health & Safety Institute
Kevin Parker, Content Manager, CFE Media and Technology