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DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL SAFETY

Diploma in Electrical Safety course is designed for to protect people for Electrical Hazards. Electricity is an essential ingredient of our lives and has vast social implications to all nations. It is perhaps among the greatest and most important developments of the 20th century that continues to touch our lives daily. The economic and social developments of nations have been intrinsically coupled to electricity use. The lack of electricity, or insufficient electricity, is a concern of virtually all governments. Electricity is in fact one of the prime measures of a nation’s wealth and it defines the quality of life. Electricity generation does come with a cost to the environment and there are long term impacts to the health and safety of communities.

Electrical injuries rank as the fifth most common cause of occupational fatalities. The best way for anyone who works with electrical systems to prevent injury to themselves or others, as well as damage to property, is to practice proven electrical safety methods. Electrical safety programs in the workplace not only decrease the incidence of injury, but also protect companies and their employees from the financial ramifications of a work-related accident.

In the case of the electrical industry, safety is critical and the codes and regulations that determine safe practices are both diverse and complicated. Employers, electricians, electrical system designers, inspectors, engineers, and architects must all comply with safety standards listed in the National Electrical Code, OSHA and NFPA 70E.

This course emphasizes on the various regulations and practices for electrical safety and translate these complicated standards into easy-to understand terms. Even veteran master electricians will find it informative and gain a new understanding of how to minimize their exposure to possibly injury.

It provides best international management practices for the safe handling operations of personnel working in generation, transmission and dealing with power distribution issues. And it is intended for the electricity generating, power transmission and distribution sectors.

The course book material has been prepared by the staff of Princeton Energy Resources International (PERI). PERI has a long history of working in the power sector with staff and principals’ experiences stretching back decades. PERI has assembled its own decades of knowledge and surveyed the international literature to assemble this reference for practitioners in the electricity sector.

 

Training Mode: Online E-Learning

COURSE DURATION :1 YEAR

Course Syllabus: 

Chapter 1:
addresses procedures and provides guidance on how companies can effectively evaluate their safety programs. Good safety records can only be achieved when there is a cultural basis for working safely and applying best management practices within the corporate environment. This chapter covers the topics of creation of a safety culture within the organization, adoption of good housekeeping practices and employee orientation.

Chapter 2:
covers instrumentation, specifically, meters and various types of monitors and sensors that are relied upon by industry for air quality testing, noise level testing, electronics testing, and others.

Chapter 3:
covers general best safety practices in the areas of chemicals, performing job hazards assessments, the types and use of personal protective equipment, first aid and resuscitation, fire prevention and protection, and safely working in excavations and other confined spaces and other areas.

Chapter 4:
addresses the safe use of various field equipment, including hand tools and workshop tools and machinery, ladder and scaffolding safety, forklift safety, crane operation, work platforms, safely working with compressed gas cylinders, drum handling safety, and safe welding practices.

Chapter 5:
covers electrical safety. This chapter includes detailed discussions and best practices for electrical shock and lockout and tag out procedures along with sample forms to use in the field, lineman general safe work practices, electrical safe work practices planning, safe use of electrical equipment, working near power lines, and functional safety practices for electrical power transmission.

Chapter 6:
covers the subject of worker safety rules. Topics covered include critical incident stress, working with toxic chemicals, working with electrical protective devices, hand protection, performing hazard assessments and additional guidance on personal protective equipment selection, sanitation and industrial hygiene. This section covers additional guidance and topical discussions on marking and labeling physical hazards, the use of accident prevention signs and posters, fire protection and other topics.

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