Electrical Risk Assessment

This online Electrical Risk Assessment course focuses on the aspects of hazard identification and risk assessment as outlined in CSA Z462, and the NFPA 70E. The principles and procedures provided in this course are intended for workers who are exposed to hazards associated with the use of electricity. This course has been updated to meet the current regulations and standards, including the recently updated CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety and the NFPA 70E – Electrical Safety in the Workplace.

COURSE OVERVIEW

This online Electrical Risk Assessment course focuses on the aspects of hazard identification and risk assessment as outlined in CSA Z462, and the NFPA 70E. The principles and procedures provided in this course are intended for workers who are exposed to hazards associated with the use of electricity.

This course will benefit all electrical workers including electricians, electrical technicians and technologists, electrical engineers, HVAC technicians, plant operations personnel, Occupational Health and Safety professionals, and all personnel involved in performing electrical switching operations.

Although this course is modelled after the Workplace Electrical Safety standard, the lessons and techniques used in this course can be applied to hazard identification and risk assessment in the workplace for all tasks.

This course is sanctioned by the Engineering Institute of Canada and qualifies for continuing educations credits.

This course has been updated to meet the current regulations and standards, including the recently updated CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety and the NFPA 70E – Electrical Safety in the Workplace.

COURSE TOPICS

  • Hazard identification and risk assessment
  • Responsibilities and regulations associated with the hazard identification and risk assessment process
  • Hazards associated with the use of electricity
  • Initial risk estimation
  • Parameters used in risk assessment
  • Risk reduction strategies
  • Risk evaluation
  • Risk reduction verification and the audit process
  • Risk Assessment Documentation and Communication

ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 4.5 Hours

PASS MARK

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Printable resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual including exercises. The manual is a valuable resource for future use and knowledge retention.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon successful completion of this course, an online certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

This course qualifies for Continuing Education Credits from the Engineering Institute of Canada.

The Engineering Institute of Canada encourages continued education for all engineers. They help do this by recognizing training providers that offer quality courses for professional development.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are one way the Engineering Institute of Canada helps to support professional development. CEUs are recognized by the engineering community at large as providing clear evidence of continued learning in the engineering field.

One CEU is defined as “ten hours of participation in a continuing education program organized in compliance with prescribed standards under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction”.

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