No employer would wish to expose his employees to electric shock as it can be, and often is, fatal. Unfortunately, practically all workplaces make use of electricity for some purpose, meaning that the risk of death or injury from electric shock is ever-present.
Reducing this risk is a challenge because accidents involving electricity often result from a casual attitude brought about by familiarity with electricity as a power source or simply a failure to appreciate the dangers of this hidden killer.
This course provides for all the core aspects of Electricity Safety and covers all the main training outcomes such as:
- Understand the serious effects of electricity on the human body
- Recognise electrical hazards
- Put in place appropriate safety precautions
Why is this training important?
Electricity is something that we all use in everyday life and while in the workplace. While none of us could complete our daily routines without electricity, we must also appreciate that it is extremely dangerous and can severely injure or even kill people. This course will provide leaners with an increased awareness of the dangers of Electricity in the workplace, and the potential hazards and risks that should be considered when using any electrical equipment.
- Introduction and Electric Shocks
- How is electricity made and the effects
- Electricity at Work
- The Power of Electricity
- Electrical Equipment
- Electricity in the body
- Electricity & moisture