Electrical Safety and LOTO for General Industry

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 1 Hours 0 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD79
CEUs: 0.1
$35.00

From general office work to manufacturing facilities, every workplace relies on electrical power. Yet electricity is one of the most dangerous elements faced by workers across many industries, and every employer and employee must heed safety precautions and follow OSHA’s best practices as well as regulatory requirements for safety in its presence. Electrical Safety and LOTO for General Industry addresses the basics of electrical safety and LOTO procedures to prepare team members to recognize and avoid electrical hazards encountered on the job to promote a safer work environment and prevent injuries and even death.

This intermediate-level online electrical safety and LOTO training course explains how to work safely with electricity and avoid the dangers of live current. Course topics include:

  • The basics of electricity and electrical safety
  • Common electrical hazards
  • OSHA’s safe work practices for electrical safety
  • Circuit protection devices
  • Ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI)
  • Equipment design
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Isolation and control of hazardous energy (COHE) strategies for electricity, including guarding of live parts, grounding, and more
  • Energy control devices and programs
  • Best practices for identifying and securing electrical energy sources
  • The importance of lockout/tagout procedures
  • Identifying a zero-energy state

Electrical Safety and LOTO for General Industry is appropriate for all employees who work with electrical equipment in the course of their job duties in most industries, including:

  • Manufacturing
  • General office
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Property management

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

After completing Electrical Safety and LOTO for General Industry, students will be prepared to work safely with and near electricity and identify common electrical hazards. You will understand the importance of following proper LOTO procedures and how to use appropriate and specialized electrical PPE to stay safe on the job. Additionally, you will learn more about the control and isolation of hazardous energy to prevent avoidable workplace injuries. 

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CEU Requirements

To receive CEU credit for taking this course, you must:

• Complete the entire course
• Pass the knowledge checkpoints with a score of 70%
• Complete the course evaluation form at the end of the course

Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate showing the CEUs earned.

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