The Shocking Truth: Electrical Hazards Are All Around You [5224]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus
Room: Delaware B

   Glenn McGinley, Director, Ohio Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP)

Track: Electrical Safety
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


Electricity powers our world on a daily basis. Unfortunately, the use of electricity presents real risks of shock and electrocution if equipment isn't properly installed. The presenter explains the inherent risks associated with electrical equipment. He also provides summaries of electrically-related fatality investigations and controls that could have prevented these tragedies.

Learning Objectives:
Recognize common electrical hazards in the workplace
Explain control measures that can mitigate electrical hazards
Summarize the findings of at least one electrically-related fatality investigation
Describe how to develop an electrical safety inspection checklist for your organization

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  EPA: 1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Electrical Safety Checklist
OSC17 Session 5224 - Electrical Hazards

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