Working Safely With Electricity
This is the first lesson in the Electrical Safety Course. This lesson forms the foundation for the other lessons in Electrical Safety Course. The lesson explains safe work habits and basic safety rules that should be used when working around electricity. The importance of safely using circuits, the dangers of static electricity and the methods used to control it, is discussed. The used of fire extinguishers and how to identify the correct type of fire extinguisher to use on an electrical fire is also presented.
- Describe the need to make electrical safety habits second-nature.
- Describe the safe loading of circuits and basic rules when working around electricity.
- Describe the dangers of static electricity and methods for controlling static electricity.
- Identify the correct type of fire extinguisher to use on an electrical fire.
This course consists of eight lessons. The lessons in this course were designed to provide training for electricians, mechanics, and others working with or around electricity. The lessons in this course provide an understanding of electricity focused on increased awareness and prevention of industrial accidents.