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Controlling Electrical Hazards

COURSE NO: E02-002
PDH CREDIT: 2
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Controlling Electrical Hazards
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides OSHA guidance on controlling electrical hazards for protecting workers from exposure to electrical hazards.

 

Electricity has been long recognized as a serious workplace hazed, exposing employees to electric shock, electrocution, burns, fires and explosions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, many workers have died from electrocutions at work, accounting for as many as 5% of all on-the-job-fatalities in a given year. What makes these statistics more tragic is that most of these fatalities could have been easily avoided.

 

OSHA recognizes that electrical hazards present serious hazards to all workers involved. Therefore, OSHA developed several standards for Controlling Electrical Hazards to protect employees working in the construction industry from exposure to electrical hazards.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to employers, building owners, engineers, electricians, managers, construction workers and any other personnel working on construction projects that involve exposure to electrical hazards.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • What affects the flow of electricity
  • What is the cause of shocks and their effect on the body
  • How to react if someone "freezes" to a live electrical contact
  • How to protect yourself against electrical hazards
  • What protection does insulation provide
  • What are the different types of insulation
  • What are circuit protection devices
  • What work practices help protect you from electrical hazards
  • What role do tools play
  • Employee training
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review OSHA 3075, "Controlling Electrical Hazards". 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Controlling Electrical Hazards (305 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this OSHA publication.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you may print your Certificate of Completion after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email you your Certificate of Completion. Also, you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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