This course is an introduction to electrical safety in the workplace. The learner is provided with a basic overview of electrical hazards and safety issues commonly encountered in workplaces including construction, manufacturing, utilities, retail, agricultural and office environments.
The course describes the basics of electricity and how to recognize electrical hazards and covers different types of preventive devices such as fuses and circuit breakers. It is intended for managers, supervisors and workers who are not formally qualified to work with electrical equipment and energized parts.
Identify and understand the electrical hazards in the workplace.
The course does not cover lockout, nor is it intended for workers who work directly with electrical equipment or installations who must have specific training and qualifications.
Case studies and other examples are included to illustrate the concepts. Quizzes throughout the course and an exam help to measure and encourage learning.
Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.
The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:
|1000 - 499||25%|
|500 - 999||50%|
This course is also available in French
Item Number: EEH-P1244EN