Electrocution Hazards Part II Employer Responsibilities

The second in a two-part series on electrocution hazards, MARCOM’s interactive course on Electrocution Hazards Part II: Employer Responsibilities discusses the electrical hazards that can be encountered on construction sites, the OSHA regulations that address them, and the responsibilities that employers have to protect workers from 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 their employer’s responsibilities to protect them from electrocution hazards on their job sites. Upon completing the course, employees should:¬†Understand the OSHA regulations that address the different types of electrical hazards and the potential for electrocution that can be encountered on construction sites, recognize the responsibilities that construction employers have to protect their workers from electrical hazards and electrocution, understand how common electrical injuries are on construction sites and how to protect against them.

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 II Employer Responsibilities course covers the following topics:

  • Electricity, OSHA and employee safety
  • Working near power lines
  • Safe practices for using electrical tools and cords
  • Reducing ground fault hazards
  • Energy isolation and equipment guarding
  • 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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