Electrical Safety: What Everyone Should Know

Modern society cannot function without electricity, yet how electricity works is a mystery to many people. This high-definition video unravels the mystery behind electricity; building upon key principals as learning evolves. It explains the single mission of the electron, how people can protect themselves and others from electrical mishaps, what happens when the human body and electricity meet up, how to calculate the number of watts an electrical circuit can handle, the importance of cords and plugs, and how to limit potential electrical risks. Regulation: Cal-OSHA General Industry Safety Orders §1518. (Duration: 90 Minutes)
Topics Covered:
  • Introduction
  • How Electricity Works
    • Electricity basis
    • Proper wiring
    • The ground wire
  • Effects of Electricity on the Human Body
    • The human body and electric shock
    • Injuries
  • Protection Devices
    • Insulation
    • Guarding
    • Grounding
    • Circuit protection devices
    • Ground-fault
    • Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs)
  • Using Electricity Safely
    • Circuits
    • Calculating power usage
    • Discovering why an outlet trips
  • The Truth About Cords and Plugs
    • Examining your cords and plugs
    • Ground prongs
    • Extension cords
    • Polarized plugs
    • Property using cords and plugs
  • Other Potential Exposures
    • Other exposures
    • Stay clear of hazards
  • Conclusion
1.5 hours ( 1 hours )
Who should attend:
All employees
Every 3 Years
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