Electrical Worker Training Course Catalog

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28 Electrical Worker Training Lessons (See the lesson titles and descriptions below)

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 Communications FacilitiesThis lesson covers the dangers involved and the unique practices needed to safely work on microwave equipment.

Objectives:

* Identify the appropriate safety practices to be used around microwave transmission facilities.
* Recognize that power line carrier work requires the same safety practices as when working on energized lines.

  
 Electrical ClearancesThis lesson covers the procedures for clearing electrical energy sources which are used exclusively for purposes of transmission and distribution, including de-energizing lines and equipment, transferring and releasing clearances, and reenergizing lines.

Objectives:

* Identify procedures for de-energizing transmission and distribution lines and equipment.
* Identify procedures for transferring an electric clearance.
* Identify procedures for releasing an electrical clearance and reenergizing transmission and distribution lines and equipment.

  
 Enclosed SpacesThis lesson covers when a manhole, ditch or trench can change from an enclosed space into a confined space, the significance of appropriate ventilation to prevent or clear unsafe atmospheres, and the safety practices needed to work in tight spaces.

Objectives:

* Identify the similarities and differences between enclosed and confined space.
* Identify safe practices for using rescue equipment, evaluating potential hazards, removing covers on vaults, hazardous atmospheres, and the role of attendants at enclosed spaces.
* Identify appropriate practices to be used to maintain a safe atmosphere in an enclosed space.

  
 ExcavationsThis lesson covers key terms used in excavation work, and how to properly design, construct and work in and around excavations.

Objectives:

* Identify the keywords associated with excavations.
* Identify principles and practices used in designing excavations.
* Identify the principles and practices associated with constructing an excavation.
* Identify the dangers and safe practices to follow when working in or near an excavation.

  
 General ConceptsThis lesson covers definitions of terms, descriptions of common equipment, and safety policies and processes.

Objectives:

* Identify definitions of terms presented in the lesson.
* Identify definitions of equipment presented in the lesson.
* Identify policies and processes that relate to safety in the workplace.

  
 GroundingThis lesson covers proper grounding techniques, some general safety issues with grounds, and protection against fault currents. It also covers the importance of personal protective equipment, and how to correctly connect and remove grounds.

Objectives:

* Identify the three conditions to be met to consider lines or equipment dead.
* Identify the definition and dangers of a fault current.
* Identify the purpose and use of protective grounds.
* Identify the proper techniques for connecting and removing grounds.

  
 Hand and Portable Power ToolsThis lesson covers the OSHA requirements for working with portable equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic power tools, live-line tools, and the requirements for maintaining them.

Objectives:

* Identify appropriate safety practices for cord and plug-connected equipment.
* Identify appropriate safety practices for portable and vehicle mounted generators.
* Identify appropriate safety practices for hydraulic and pneumatic tools.
* Identify the appropriate practices to use in caring for tools.

  
 Hazardous Energy ControlsThis lesson covers the use of lockout/tagout procedures for the control of energy sources in electric power generation installations.

Objectives:

* Identify the differences among Authorized, Affected, and Designated employees in relation to lock and tag procedures.
* Identify the fundamental procedures to follow for establishing and working under locks and tags.
* Identify the limitations of a tagout.
* Identify the process for releasing a lock and tag clearance.
* Identify the OSHA requirements for training and retraining.
* Identify the special OSHA requirements for temporary removal of locks or tags, group lockouts and tagouts, shift change turnover, and training of outside service personnel.

  
 Job BriefingsThe lesson covers how job briefings inform the crew of the nature of the work to be performed, the sequence of activities to be followed on the job, the particular safety issues of the job, and the means being used to protect workers from hazards.

Objectives:

* Correctly identify the importance of a job briefing.
* Correctly identify the frequency and length of a job briefing under different situations.
* Correctly identify the length of a job briefing under different situations.
* Correctly identify the information to be covered in a job briefing.
* Correctly identify techniques for presenting a job briefing.

  
 Ladders, Platforms, Step Bolts, and Manhole StepsThis lesson covers why ladders should be used appropriately, how to safely use special ladders and platforms, using step bolts and manhole steps, and when and how to use ladders made from conductive material.

Objectives:

* Identify the industry-specific exemptions to the general OSHA requirements for ladder use.

  
 Line-Clearance Tree TrimmingThis lesson covers the hazards encountered when clearing vegetation dangerously close to energized lines and parts, using gasoline engine power saws, chippers, cutters, sprayers, and backpack power units, and why ropes and fall protection are needed.

Objectives:

* Identify the appropriate safety practices around electrical hazards while performing line-clearance tree trimming.
* Identify appropriate safety practices for transporting, starting, stopping and using gasoline-engine power saws.
* Identify appropriate safety practices to be followed when using brush chippers, stump cutters, sprayers, and related equipment.
* Identify the appropriate safety practices when using a backpack power unit for pruning and clearing.
* Identify the appropriate practices for inspecting, using, and storing ropes.

  
 Mechanical EquipmentThis lesson covers special requirements for electrical workers when using mechanical equipment, particularly near energized parts.

Objectives:

* Identify the general requirements for using mechanical equipment.
* Identify safe practices when using mechanical equipment near energized lines and equipment.

  
 Medical Services and First AidThis lesson covers OSHA requirements for first aid and CPR coverage in the electrical industry. This lesson also offers a refresher for basic first aid procedures.

Objectives:

* Identify the OSHA requirements for medical services and first aid as they relate to the electrical utility industry.
* Identify the correct actions to take during an initial response to an accident or first aid situation.
* Identify the correct actions to take when providing first aid for the following situations: examining the victim, bleeding, shock, burns, electrocution, head or spinal injuries, and fractures.

  
 Overhead Lines With Live Line Bare Hand WorkThis lesson covers safe practices for working on or around poles, towers, and elevated structures, installing and removing overhead lines, live-line bare-hand work, and using aerial lifts.

Objectives:

* Identify the general safety rules, which apply to erecting, working on, or moving elevated structures.
* Identify appropriate safety practices for installing and removing overhead lines.
* Identify appropriate safety practices to be used during live-line bare-hand work.
* Identify the appropriate safety practices when working on or near a tower or elevated structure.

  
 Overhead LinesThis lesson covers safe practices for working on or around poles, towers, and elevated structures, installing and removing overhead lines, and using aerial lifts.

Objectives:

* Identify the general safety rules, which apply to erecting, working on, or moving elevated structures.
* Identify appropriate safety practices for installing and removing overhead lines.
* Identify the appropriate safety practices when working on or near a tower or elevated structure.

  
 Personal Protective EquipmentThis lesson covers why wearing the right equipment is important, how to use it properly, how equipment can help in case of a fall, and how workers are insulated from energized parts.

Objectives:

* Identify the importance of correct usage of personal protective equipment for electrical workers.
* Identify fall protection equipment as required by OSHA for electrical workers.
* Identify the typical insulating safety tools and equipment, and their characteristics and uses as required by OSHA.

  
 Power GenerationThis lesson covers general safety practices for working in power-generating plants, how to guard energized equipment and energized parts, and work around steam boilers, chlorine systems, coal, and ash.

Objectives:

* Identify the general safety practices for working in power generation facilities.
* Identify the appropriate safety practices for guarding equipment and energized parts.
* Identify appropriate safety practices when working on boilers.
* Identify the appropriate safety practices when working on chlorine systems.
* Identify the appropriate safety practices for working with coal and ash.

  
 Special Conditions and Materials Handling and StorageThis lesson covers the special safe practices needed when working around some equipment, such as capacitors, where you can store things in the work area, and where you cannot.

Objectives:

* Identify the 10 safe work practices recommended when working around energized parts.
* Identify special conditions to be considered when working with capacitors, current transformers.
* Identify specific conditions for working with lasers.
* Identify appropriate safety practices to be used for storing materials near energized lines.

  
 SubstationsThis lesson covers the standards for entering, operating, and performing maintenance in substations, preventing unauthorized access, and when and how to guard lines and equipment.

Objectives:

* Identify the appropriate safety practices to be followed when entering and working in substations.
* Identify when and how to guard lines and equipment in substations.

  
 Testing and Test FacilitiesThis lesson covers safety items unique to permanent or field testing facilities, guarding and grounding practices, how to safely use control and measuring circuits under testing conditions, and safety checks.

Objectives:

* Identify the situations and conditions under which the Testing and Test Facilities rules apply.
* Identify how guarding of a test area is accomplished.
* Identify appropriate grounding practices to be used during testing and within a testing facility.
* Identify the appropriate practices regarding control and measuring circuits in a testing facility.
* Identify the appropriate safety practices for testing facilities.

  
 Underground Electrical InstallationsThis lesson covers the safety requirements for working in manholes and vaults, and working with underground lines and cables.

Objectives:

* Identify the appropriate safety practices to be followed when working in manholes and vaults.
* Identify the appropriate safety practices to be followed when working on underground lines and equipment.

  
 Vault and Pole-Top RescueThis lesson covers the procedures from rescuing a co-worker from a hazardous situation, such as from an electrical vault or from the top of a pole.

Objectives:

* Identify the proper procedure to perform a vault rescue.
* Identify the correct actions to take when performing a pole-top rescue.

  
 Working On or Near Exposed, Energized PartsThis lesson covers the procedures used to keep workers safe from accidental contact with energized equipment.

Objectives:

* Identify the methods for guarding against electrical contact in the work area.
* Identify the OSHA requirements for working alone around electrical equipment.
* Identify the electrical work situations where OSHA requires working with at least two employees.
* Identify the OSHA requirements minimum workspace when working around electrical equipment.
* Identify the OSHA requirements for working safely around energized equipment.
* Identify the OSHA requirements for performing inspections of electrical equipment.
* Identify the purpose and proper application of the OSHA minimum approach distances.

  
 Bucket Truck Rescue Accidents sometimes happen that require an employee to rescue a co-worker. This lesson provides employees with techniques of bucket rescue so that when faced with a rescue situation they will be able to respond appropriately.   
 Dog Attack
Every dog has the capacity to bite. This lesson provides employees with general instruction and self-protection skills needed to prevent injuries from a dog encounter or dog attack.   
 Self Rescue
Accidents sometimes happen that require an employee to rescue a co-worker. This lesson provides employees with techniques of self-rescue that will help them to safely get down from a stranded aerial lift device.   
 Sling SafetyEmployees will identify hazards associated with sling use, recognize procedures for inspecting sling equipment, demonstrate general safe operating practices for sling use, and identify specific requirements for the use of alloy steel chain slings, wire rope slings, natural and synthetic fiber rope slings, and synthetic web slings. Employees will also identify when these slings must be removed from service.   
 Working with Self-Contained MetersThis lesson will enable the employee to demonstrate proficiency in exchanging, connecting, and disconnecting polyphase, self-contained, single-phase self-contained and network meters.   



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