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Electrical Safety Training Outline #1

* Safety Training *


Electrical Safety Training Outline #1

I. Training Materials
  1. Electrical Safety Training Videos
  2. Training Handouts
  3. Frayed electrical cords
  4. Three prong plug
  5. Rubber gloves
  6. Insulated tool

II. Introduce Topic

A. General Topic and Objective

1.Explain electrical hazards

2.Electrical safety procedures

3.Improve recognition of electrical safety hazards

III. General Information

A. Special hazards of electricity

1.Electrical Shock

2.Electrical Burns

3.Electrical Fires

4.Only Qualified Workers may work on electrical equipment

5.Electricity causes 10% of job related deaths


B. How Electricity works





C. Definitions

1.Qualified Employees

i. Special Training

2.Unqualified Employees

i. Awareness Training

ii. Not allowed to work on electrical equipment

IV. Types of Electrical Hazards


V. Electrical Protection

    1. Electrical Safety Rules
    2. Lockout - Tagout
    3. Properly grounded electrical circuits
    4. Ground fault protection near water sources
    5. Insulated power tools
    6. Electrically rated Personal Protective Equipment
    7. Proper housekeeping
    8. Don't overload circuits 

* Take the Shock out of Safety Training *

We welcome comments about this article, and your requests for future topics.

    If you have a specific topic you would like to see covered here or that you may need for your company, please send an Email to our Tail Gate Safety Topics editor, Dave Miller at or to Thanks!


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