To the Point About: Preventing Electric Shock

To the Point About: Preventing Electric Shock

Updated Feb 05, 2019
Our workplace is full of hazards, hazards than can hurt us or kill us. Controlling these hazards and preventing injuries is the point of our safety and health program. One such hazard is presented by electricity and electrical equipment. Understanding how electricity works and following basic electrical safety practices can prevent injuries and save lives. That is the point of our facility’s plan to protect employees from electrical hazards and that is the point of this program. So pay close attention as we get to the point about preventing electric shock. Topics include common electrical terminology, avoiding contact with energized parts, ground fault circuit interrupters, and responding to a shock event.