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EOS 002: Electrical Safety / LOTO

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1 Hour
Course Purpose:
The purpose of this course is to protect workers from electrical shock and/or electrocution. Electric shock and electrocutions occur to workers in various job categories. Many workers are unaware of the potential electrical hazards present in their work environment, which makes them more vulnerable to the danger of electric shock and electrocution.
Who Should Attend:
Required prior to initial assignment for all University employees working on or around live electrical equipment such as in mechanical and electrical equipment rooms.
Required for all University employees who make entry or standby for the entry of another worker into a confined space.
Topics Covered:
  • Review what electricity is and basic principles for electrical safety
  • Define voltage, amperage, and resistance
  • Explore electrical hazards that may be present at the workplace
  • Learn how electricity affects the human body
  • Learn about types of injuries that may result from contact with electricity
  • Identify electrical hazards and controls
  • Find out methods of protection from electrical hazards
  • Learn what to do in the event of an electrocution
  • Learn unsafe practices or conditions
  • Discuss the requirements of SBU’s electrical safety program
  • Brief overview of arc flash safety/PPE requirements
  • Learn what Lockout/Tagout) is and when to perform it
  • Learn the six steps for controlling sources of hazardous energy
  • Learn the three steps safely restoring energy to equipment after servicing
  • Review SBU's "The Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)" Policy 3-2
  • Review of the written Energy Control Procedures
Course Materials

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