Electrical Safety for Construction: Power Lines and Lockout/Tagout (US)
Every day, somebody dies from an electrocution at work. To handle electricity safely, you need to know how it acts, how it can be controlled, and how it can hurt you. Workers performing service or maintenance on machinery and equipment may be injured by unexpected startup or release of electrical energy. Needless deaths and injuries can be prevented by establishing and following an effective lockout/tagout program. This training will tell you more about electrical hazards in construction work, safe practices when working with electricity, and how a lockout/tagout program can save your life. Ideal learners are construction workers.
- Identify major electrical hazards
- Protect yourself from electrical hazards
- Recognize employer requirements to protect workers from electrical hazards