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Electrical Safety and Awareness (E-learning)

Program Description

Electrical Safety and Awareness examines the hazards associated with electricity and safety measures to reduce the risk of injury.

Program Content

Ultimately, the goal of this course is to allow participants to better understand electricity and to make them aware of the hazards that electricity can pose in order to reduce the possibility of accidents in the workplace.

The course is presented in 6 modules:

  • Theory
  • Electrical Flow and Barriers
  • Induction
  • Electricity and the Body
  • Step and Touch Potentials
  • Safe Limits of Approach

Evaluation Process

At the end of each module, there is a test. Participants must successfully complete the test before continuing to the next module. Participants that do not achieve 80% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to advance and complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

Course Duration

This online course is self-paced. Participants may leave the course at anytime and can resume where they left off. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take between 3 - 6 hours to complete.

Who Should Take the Course?

This course is designed for anybody that works with or around electricity, who should be aware of the potential hazards and associated risk of injury.


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