Electrical Safety and Lock-out / Tag-out Course Code 584
4 hour Training with 4 CEUs upon successful Completion
Target Audience: CEUs for Current License Holders, CEUs for Renewal of License, Water System Operators,& Waste-Water System Operators
Electrical Safety and Lock-out / Tag-out – an Overview of the Standards
The basic goal of an Electrical & Lock-out / Tag-out training course is to ensure employers and employees know about electrical hazards in their workplace, how to control them and how to protect themselves. This in turn will help to reduce the incidence of chemical source illness and injuries.
Electricity is accepted as a source of power without much thought to the hazards encountered. Some employees work with electricity directly. This is the case with engineers, electricians, electronic technicians, OSSF installers, irrigators, plant maintenance personnel, and power line workers. Others, such as office workers, plant operators, equipment operators, and salespeople work with it indirectly. OSHA’s electrical standards address this serious workplace hazard which exposes employees to such dangers as electric shock, electrocution, fires and explosions. The objective of the standards is to minimize the potential hazards by specifying design characteristics of safety in use of electrical equipment and systems.