Safety Matters: Electrical Safety

Safety Matters: Electrical Safety educates employees on electrical safety basics like circuits, circuit protection devices, and safe work practices.

Safety Matters: Electrical Safety
Electricity is essential in our everyday lives, but when it is not handled properly, it can cause serious injuries or even death. It is important to understand the basics of electricity and the measures you can take to keep yourself, your family, and your co-workers safe – because safety matters.

Key Learning Points

  • Definition of conductors
  • Definition of insulators
  • Different forms of currents
  • Importance of grounding devices
  • Two-prong vs three-prong plugs
  • Protecting equipment with fuses and circuit breakers
  • Protecting people with a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI)
  • Proper dress including personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Situational awareness
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Tools and equipment to use

Title Safety Matters: Electrical Safety
Program length 7 minutes