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Electricity: Electrical Safety

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11 to 17 minutes
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Electricity powers everyday life and drives productivity in the workplace, but it can also kill or injure. This training video provides an excellent refresher course on the basics of electrical safety.

Fundamentals, such as amps currents, volts and circuits are reviewed, as is the concept of grounding. Various grounding mechanisms, including ground fault interrupters and grounded electrical outlets, and the importance of ensuring grounding is used, are discussed. Viewers are encouraged to observe safe work practices to avoid fires, shocks and burns.

Workplace safety includes inspecting wiring insulation on power tools and equipment, safe circuit loads, and using properly rated extension cords. Observing proper lockout and tagout processes when servicing equipment is emphasized. This course demonstrates the use of personal protective equipment, such as insulated gloves and hardhats. Pointers for remaining safe in special work environments, including cramped, confined and enclosed spaces, are detailed. The course demonstrates the dangers of high voltage lines, as well as working around water or flammable gases/vapors and using metal ladders. Viewer learn to respect electricity by exhibiting safe work practices, using protective equipment, inspecting tools, reporting unsafe conditions, and allowing a qualified person to make repairs.

This video should be viewed by anyone who uses machines or power hand tools, or works in near electrical equipment to prevent injury or death by wayward electricity.


Any non-qualified employee working with or around electrical or powered equipment

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • The Basics
  • Circuits & Flow
  • Recognizing and Avoiding Hazards
  • Special Environments
  • Dealing With an Electrical Accident
  • Conclusion

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