Monday, February 19, 2018

Electrical Safety (Construction)

Overview :

Buy Button Electricity has long been recognized as a serious workplace hazard, exposing employees to such dangers as electric shock, electrocution, burns, fires, and explosions. To handle electricity safely, it is necessary to understand how it acts, how it can be directed, what hazards it presents, and how these hazards can be controlled.

This OSHA electrical safety training course provides an overview of basic electrical safety for construction workers with little or limited training or familiarity with electrical hazards..

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify how electricity works and the primary electrical hazards

  • Identify the general training requirements of the OSHA Electrical Standard for Construction

  • Identify safe work practices, including how to ground equipment, guard live parts, and use GFCIs to protect yourself from shock.


This is one of our safety courses online that is intended for all construction workers who use extension cords, electric tools, etc.


OSHA - 29 CFR 1926 Subpart K

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

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0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method



This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Credits.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.