Tag: Electrical Safety

Warm Up Your Training This Winter

Space heaters are a quick way to heat things up in a drafty office or workspace, but they can increase the risks of fire and electric shock if not used properly. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) does not specifically prohibit use of portable electric heaters, but the safety agency does require that any […]

Easy-Reference Electrical Safety Training Handout

May is Electrical Safety Month, so this is a great time to give your workers this handy reminder of electric safety best practices. Electrical Safety Do’s and Don’ts Checklist DO: Check wiring to make sure it’s properly insulated and the right choice for the job (e.g., labeled for use outdoors or in work areas with […]

Do Your Employees Get a Charge Out of Your Electrical Safety Training?

Training can help you ensure that your workers don’t become a part of these shocking statistics: According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics compiled by the Electrical Safety Foundation International, from 2003 to 2010, more than 1,600 people died and more than 20,000 were injured because of work-related electrical accidents. What are […]

Get Plugged in to Electrical Safety Training

The material in today’s Advisor is adapted from a course in TrainingToday’s Workplace Safety Library called “Electrical Safety—Unqualified Worker.” Regulatory Overview 29 CFR 1910.302 to 1910.308 (design safety rules), and 29 CFR 1910.331 to 1910.335 (safe work practice rules) Electrical safety deals with the reliability and effective maintenance of electrical systems that can be achieved […]