Training - Electrical Safety

To meet compliance with the OSHA Electrical Safety Work Practices Standard (1910.332), University personnel are required to take electrical safety training before being assigned to the following activities:

  1. Doing work on or around electrically energized equipment,
  2. De-energizing equipment in order to perform electrical work, and/or
  3. Exposed to the risk of electrical shock.

This training focuses on the hazards of electricity, including components specific to arc flash hazards as well as how to identify and prevent possible accidents and/or injuries. Additional safe work practices are covered including the electrical lockout/tagout (LOTO) process and use of proper electrical PPE. Trainees must show competence and achieve a passing grade on the course evaluation.

Pre-requisite: Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) Training

Class pairing: CPR/AED training is required when the department has more than one person assigned to carry out electrical work activities.

Recertification: 3 years and is required if new hazards are introduced, procedures change, or deficiencies in safe work operations have occurred.

Required Training

Electrical Safety
The University Facilities Management, Occupational Health & Safety department, provides Electrical Safety training.

Contact EHS Electrical Safety and LOTO staff for assistance with class registration. Personnel completing the Electrical Safety training are required to follow-up with EHS for a hazard evaluation of intended activities.

CPR/AED
Classes are available through the Life Support Learning Center.

Training - Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO)

To meet compliance with the OSHA Control of Hazardous Energy (LOTO) Standard (1910.147), University personnel that service or repair equipment and the equipment has any source of hazardous energy, must attend LOTO training. This training must be completed before working on such equipment or performing LOTO procedures. Equipment-specific safety procedures are to be developed by the University department in collaboration with EHS LOTO staff.

Pre-requisite/class pairing: None

Recertification: Required when new hazards are introduced, procedures are changed, or deficiencies in safe work operations have occurred.

Required Training

Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO)
The University Facilities Management, Occupational Health & Safety department, provides LOTO Safety training. Personnel who register directly for the class, need to follow up with EHS LOTO staff for a hazard evaluation of intended LOTO work activities and procedures.

 
 
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