Monday, February 19, 2018

Electrical Safety and Lockout/Tagout Online Course

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Learn how to protect yourself from serious injury with lockout/tagout training. Locking and/or tagging out equipment is crucial as it protects you from unexpected start up while service work is being performed. You'll discover why, when, and how you must comply with lockout/tagout requirements as you receive instruction in awareness, lockout/tagout devices, standard lockout/tagout procedures, and special lockout/tagout procedures.

Note: Some states have regulations that supplement the OSHA standard. To be sure you meet any additional lockout/tagout requirements, check your state's laws.

Who Needs This Course?

If you have little or no training or familiarity with workplace electrical hazards or use extension cords, electric tools, and similar items, this course gives you an overview of basic electrical safety regulations and procedures.

What OSHA Regulations Will You Satisfy?

OSHA - 29 CFR 1910 Subpart S

What Will You Learn?

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how electricity works and the primary electrical hazards

  • Identify the general training requirements of the OSHA Standard for qualified and unqualified employees

  • Use safe work practices, including how to properly lock and tag equipment, guard live parts, and properly ground equipment using circuit protection devices

  • Select the appropriate primary and secondary personal protective equipment and identify basic safety practices for tools

  • Prevent workplace hazards by using warning signs, properly using portable cords and cables, and practicing good housekeeping

What's the Approximate Course Length?

1 hour

How Many Continuing Education Credits Will You Receive?

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0.1 CEU(s)

What Course Features Are Available?

  • Narration and easy navigation
  • Links to regulations and supplementary material
  • Real-world scenarios and objective-based exams

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.