Electrical hazards kill approximately 300 workers each year in the United States. This staggering statistic emphasizes the need for proper training and established safe work procedures to prevent injury and potential death.
The Electrical Safety and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) training from OSHA Education School is designed to provide introductory-level training for Manufacturing employees to ensure all participants understand basic electrical safety practices and LOTO procedures.
OSHA Education School’s Lockout/Tag Out Awareness for Manufacturing course is an introductory level interactive training designed train employees about best work practices around electrical hazards in the workplace. Specific course topics include the following:
Electricity basics, including definitions and an overview of electrical hazards
A discussion of electrical safety, with information about accidents and types of injuries
Information on electrical hazards such as inadequate wiring, overload risks, grounding dangers, and overhead power lines, plus an overview of electrical protective devices
Details about safe work practices including guarding of live parts, system and equipment grounding, correct polarity, cord and plug grounding, and bonding
The case study of a workplace fatality involving reversed polarity and faulty equipment
Descriptions of the three types of circuit protection devices
How to protect conductors and safely use flexible cords, covers, and canopies
An explanation of how to control hazardous energy or LOTO
Methods to isolate hazardous energy
Guidelines for developing an energy control program
More safe work practices and inspection procedures
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