Electrical Safety Training System Non-Electrical Workers - 2015 Standard
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ELECTRICAL SAFETY TRAINING SYSTEM (ESTS) NON-ELECTRICAL WORKERS COURSE OVERVIEW
This course is designed specifically for non-electrical workers who typically use, apply and/or operate electrical equipment in the workplace or work in close proximity to overhead power lines. It will inform you about the associated hazards and risks and explain how to protect yourself from being potentially exposed to electrical shock and arc flash hazards.
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Describe how electricity is produced and distributed
- Identify shock and arc flash electrical hazards
- Understand normal and abnormal conditions of energized electrical equipment
- Summarize your roles and responsibilities
- Apply safe electrical work practices
- Explain emergency response procedures for electrical incidents
This course provides awareness training that is not specific to any region or country, therefore, it is important to familiarize yourself with and follow your employer’s specific policies and practices.
This course was developed by a leading electrical safety subject matter expert with over 22 years of experience as an electrical engineer. In addition to having vast experience as an independent electrical safety consultant, the developer was the first Vice-Chair of the CSA Z462 Workplace Electrical Safety Technical Committee and is currently a CSA Z462 voting member and leader of working group 8 annexes.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY TRAINING SYSTEM (ESTS) NON-ELECTRICAL WORKERS COURSE TOPICS
Introduction to electricity
- Course Introduction
Standards and regulations
- What is electricity?
- Ohm’s law
- Where does electricity come from?
Roles and responsibilities
- Health and safety regulations
- Consensus-based standards
Understanding the risks
- Normal condition
- Abnormal conditions
- Normal or abnormal?
- Look, listen, and smell
- What are the risks?
- Effect of shock and arc flash
Reporting incidents and emergency response
- Approach boundaries - shock & arc flash
- Overhead power lines and buried cables
- Step and touch potential
- Environmental conditions
- Personal Protective Equipment
Conclusion and final exam
- Emergency response
- Reporting the incident
ELECTRICAL SAFETY TRAINING SYSTEM (ESTS) NON-ELECTRICAL WORKERS COURSE DURATION:
Approximately 90 minutes
ELECTRICAL SAFETY TRAINING SYSTEM (ESTS) NON-ELECTRICAL WORKERS EXAM:
Knowledge checks conducted throughout this Electrical Safety Training System for Non-Electrical Workers course are designed to reinforce the information presented. A final mark of 80% must be achieved on the final exam to receive a certificate of completion. You are permitted unlimited attempts to pass the final exam. If your attempt(s) fails, you can review the course content using the MENU navigation feature and reattempt the final exam in its entirety.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY TRAINING SYSTEM (ESTS) NON-ELECTRICAL WORKERS CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:
Upon completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY TRAINING SYSTEM (ESTS) NON-ELECTRICAL WORKERS COURSE DEMO
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