The Cal Electrical Hazards for Construction safety course from OSHA Education School is an intermediate-level training that focuses on common electrical hazards, protective measures, and best work practices on the California-based construction jobsite. Throughout this course, participants can expect to learn the basic concepts of electrical work and associated hazards, as well as important information from Cal/OSHA, which has recognized electrical hazards as some of the most preventable causes of injuries in the workplace.
NOTE: References for controlling these hazards can be found in the Cal/OSHA safety order 8 CCR 2300-2510 and in the National Electrical Code (NEC).
OSHA Education School’s Cal Electrical Hazards for Construction course provides essential knowledge regarding electrical concepts and equipment so participants can understand how to prevent hazards and mitigate risks. This course covers both prevention and control of jobsite hazards, as well as best work practices, and more. Specific course topics include the following:
Introduction to electrical hazards in California
What is electricity?
Preventing electrical hazards
Specific industry terms covered throughout the three courses include the following:
Cal/OSHA safety orders
National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)