Electrocution Hazards Part I Worksite Safety

The first in a two-part series on electrocution hazards, MARCOM’s interactive course on Electrocution Hazards Part I: Worksite Safety discusses the electrical hazards that can be found on a job site, the OSHA standards that have been established to protect workers from them, and what employees should do to avoid accidents and injuries involving electricity. Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today. The course is divided into a number of logical sections so information is easily understood… and retained.


This course presents fundamental information for employees on how to work safely around electrocution hazards. Upon completing the course, employees should: Understand how hundreds of deaths and injuries in the construction industry are caused by electricity every year, understand that most electrical injuries can be prevented, be able to describe the federal standards that have been established to protect them from electrical hazards and electrocution, know what they can do to work more safely with electricity and avoid electrocution.
1926.1408(h)-Power line safety (up to 350 kV)–equipment operations.; 1926.403-General requirements; 1926.449-Definitions applicable to this subpart; 1926 Subpart K, Electrical; 1926.416- General requirements; 1926.416(a)- Protection of employees; 1926 Subpart C-General Safety and Health Provisions; 1926.405-Wiring methods, components, and equipment for general use; 1926.404Wiring design and protection; 1926.951-Medical services and first aid; 1926 Subpart I Tools – Hand and Power


This online Electrocution Hazards Part I Worksite Safety course covers the following topics:

  • Electrical hazards and OSHA standards
  • High voltage power lines
  • Tools, extension cords and receptacles
  • Grounding, continuity and GFCIs
  • Lock-out/Tag-out


Approximately 45 minutes


A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course.


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



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