Regulatory Training: Basic Electrical Safety

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Basic Electrical Safety Training

Basic Electrical Safety Training

Course outcomes:  Basic Electrical Safety

  • Fundamental concepts of electricity; a cornerstone of the course,
  • Electrical Terminology; essential for clear and effective communication,
  • Effects of electricity on the human body; a critical aspect of safety,
  • Electrical Shock; understanding its causes and effects,
  • Preventing and Dealing with Electrical Shock; key strategies for maintaining safety,
  • Common electrical hazards; awareness is the first step towards prevention,
  • Electrical protective devices; tools for enhancing safety,
  • Grounding / Earthing; a fundamental safety procedure,
  • Hand Held Electrical Tools; their safe and effective use,
  • Guarding of Live Parts; a crucial preventive measure,
  • Do’s and Don’ts; guidelines for safe practices,
  • Electrical Myths and Misconceptions; dispelling incorrect beliefs,
  • Electrical Requirements; understanding and complying with regulations.

Purpose of the course:  

Primarily, the goal is to ensure that unnecessary risks in terms of electricity are avoided. Consequently, this contributes to making the workplace safer

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  • Understanding Electrical Hazards: The course should educate participants about common electrical hazards in the workplace, such as electric shock, electrocution, fires, and explosions.
  • Safe Work Practices: Participants should learn safe work practices when working with or near electricity. This might include proper use of tools and equipment, lockout/tagout procedures, and safe installation and maintenance practices.
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  • Emergency Response: Crucially, participants should learn how to respond effectively to electrical emergencies. This not only includes first aid procedures for electric shock but also procedures for dealing with electrical fires
  • Risk Assessment: Importantly, the course should teach participants how to assess electrical risks in the workplace. This encompasses tasks such as identifying potential hazards and, subsequently, taking appropriate preventive measures

Target group:  
This course is aimed at all persons other than qualified electricians who may be exposed to electricity at the workplace.

Attendance certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.   

SAQA unit standard aligned :
This course is not unit-standard aligned.