Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electrocution. The following hazards are the most frequent causes of electrical injuries:
- Contact with Power Lines
- Lack of Ground-fault Protection
- Path to Ground Missing or Discontinuous
- Equipment Not Used in Manner Prescribed
- Improper Use of Extension and Flexible Cords
OSHA’s Electrical Hazard Recognition webpage offers extensive information on how workers might be in danger and how to avoid the most common hazards.
The OSHA Training Institute Education Center is offering OSHA 3095-Electrical Standards at multiple locations in 2020, including:
- January 13-16, 2020 | San Luis Obispo, CA
- February 10-13, 2020 | No. Las Vegas, NV
- February 18-21, 2020 | Santa Clara, CA
- May 4-7, 2020 | Dublin, CA
This 4-day course covers OSHA Electrical Standards and the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment.