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Ground Fault Protection for Construction

    Ground Fault Protection for Construction

    Course Overview

    This intermediate Ground Fault Protection online safety course will teach you how to apply ground fault safety procedures when using cord sets and receptacles that are not part of the permanent structure on construction sites. This course will also discuss how to safely use GFCI's (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters) on the construction site.

    Intended Audience

    This online safety course on ground fault protection is designed for construction workers, supervisors and managers who use cord sets:

    • Construction Workers
    • Construction Supervisors
    • Construction Mangers

    Learning Objectives

    This ground fault training course will provide you with in-depth instruction on the proper use of GFCI's. We will go over OSHA standards and State regulations on the use of GFCI's, as well as how and where to apply the use of GFCI's. You will be taught about all the different cord sets and receptacles, and about AEGCP (Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Programs).

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Ground Fault Protection in Construction
    • Knowledge Assessment
    • Insulation Grounding
    • Drill 1
    • GFCI’s
    • Drill 2
    • Ground Fault Situational Analysis
    • GFCI’s
    • Drill 3
    • AEGCP
    • Drill 4


    • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI's)
    • OSHA CFR 29, 1926, Subpart K, Electrical Requirements (Construction)
    • OSHA CFR 1926.401(b)(1)(iii)
    • ANSI (American National Standards Institute)
    • NIOSH (National Institute Organization for Safety and Health)
    • OSHA Training institute
    • State Plans
    • AEGCP

    Features and Benefits

    By taking ClickSafety’s Ground Fault Protection in Construction online safety course, you will be shown how to work safely with electricity on the job site to avoid electrical burns and electrocution from improperly grounded electrical equipment. After successful completion of this course, you will:

    • Know how to set up and use electricity on a construction site safely
    • Understand important information about proper electrical equipment standards set out by ANSI and NIOSH
    • Apply case studies showing how improper or inadequate GFCI equipment can be a risk to your safety, and know how to avoid these situations
    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080