Electricity is such a common part of our lives that we forget the risks involved. Most employees work with electrical equipment every day. Accidents can occur from something as simple as a damaged extension cord or faulty shop floor outlet. Electrocutions have been the fifth leading cause of death each year for the past 20 years, according to NIOSH (National Institute of Occupational Safety).
Addresses NFPA 70E
This course trains qualified workers about the requirements of energized electrical work permits and what steps must be completed before a work project can begin. Topics include:
- Preparing yourself and the worksite
- What is the energized electrical work permit?
- Additional NFPA 70E requirements