Course Summary
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4 days (31 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
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Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Electrical Safety or Industrial Safety


The course objective is to gain an understanding of the behavioral characteristics of electricity and whose job requires him/her to be knowledgeable of electrical operations in both the safety and installation of electrical equipment and systems under general or construction industries.The Electrical Standards (OSHA #3095) course covers OSHA Electrical Standards and the hazards associated with electrical installations and equipment. Course topics include single- and three-phase systems, cord- and plug-connected and fixed equipment, grounding, ground fault circuit interrupters, and safety-related work practices. Emphasis is placed on electrical hazard recognition and OSHA Standards, policies, and procedures and applicable portions of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Students will participate in workshops on the safe and correct use of electrical testing equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to understand the severity of electrical current on the human body, recognize and evaluate actual and potential electrical hazards and reference the applicable OSHA Standard, determine hazard abatement measures, and understand the proper use of electrical testing equipment.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Conduct an electrical safety inspection according to OSHA and consensus standards

General Course Topics:

  • Electrical hazards
  • Electrical fundamentals
  • Electrical equipment functionality
  • Electrical safety-related work practice conditions
  • OSHA consensus electrical standards
  • Elements of power generation, transmission, and distribution systems
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

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Supplemental Materials