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Electrical Safety Awareness Training For Non Electrical Workers

Electrical Safety Awareness Training For Non Electrical Workers

Dafam Fortuna Hotel, Yogyakarta | 21 – 24 July 2015 | IDR 7.000,000.00 / participant
Dafam Fortuna Hotel, Yogyakarta | 16 – 19 November 2015 | IDR 7.000,000.00 / participant

 



DESCRIPTION

This electrical safety awareness course for non-electrical workers provides a solid foundation for compliance considerations by building owners, managers, supervisors and employers who realize the importance of electrical safety in their workplace. This course is intended to raise awareness about electrical safety both on and off the job. The target audience is non-electricians, including maintenance workers, machine operators and anybody who works with and around electrical tools or equipment.



WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Industrial plant managers and supervisors
  • Occupational health and safety coordinators
  • Federal, provincial and municipal government building owners, managers, operators and Building service technicians
  • Private commercial and institutional building owners, managers, operators and Building service technicians
  • Non Electrical Skilled workers such as: Fitters, Painters, Carpenters, Laborers, Utility Operators, Equipment Operators, Janitors, Waste Handlers and Warehouse Workers, HVAC Personnel



SUMMARY OUTLINE

BASIC ELECTRICAL TERMINOLOGY

  •  Current
  •  Resistance
  • Voltage
  • Conductors
  • Insulators
  •  Grounding

HAZARDS OF ELECTRICITY

  •  Electrical shock
  • Arc flash
  • Arc blast

STEP AND TOUCH POTENTIAL

  • Step potential
  • Touch potential

ELECTRICAL SHOCK

  • Dangers of electrical shock
  • Effects of electricity on the body
  • How is an electrical shock received?
  • Low voltage does not mean low hazard
  • Examples of electrical burns and injuries
  • Examples of electrical accidents involving non-electrical personnel

ARC FLASH

  •  Characteristics of an arc flash

ARC BLAST

  • Characteristics of an arc blast

RECOGNIZING ELECTRICAL HAZARDS

  •  Exposed wiring
  • Tripping and abrasion hazards
  • Cabinets, boxes, and fittings
  •  Daisy chain multi-outlet strips
  • Electrical boxes
  • Damaged grounding plugs
  • Broken conduit and damaged equipment
  • Overhead lines
  •  Underground cable

SAFE WORK PRACTICES

  •  Portable electric equipment and flexible cord set requirements
  • Electrical power tool safety
  • Cord control
  • Extension cords – items to consider before use
  •  Resetting breakers
  • Conductive apparel
  • Wall penetrations
  • Equipment applications and standards labeling
  • Using ground fault circuit interrupter to protect workers
  • Circuit breaker tripping and molded case circuit breakers
  •  Downed power lines
  •  Ladders used around electrical hazards
  • Approach distances to overhead lines.
  •  Specific clearance requirements around electrical equipment
  • Emergency generators
  • Battery banks
  • Battery chargers

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM INTRUSIONS

  • Excavating, cutting or drilling into electrical systems

OBEYING ALL SIGNS AND BARRIERS

  •  Signs, symbols, tags, and barricades are used to warn personnel of potential electrical hazards – know how to read and obey them

ELECTRICAL HAZARDS ENCOUNTERED BY SPECIFIC WORK GROUPS

  • Welders
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Excavators
  • Warehouse workers
  • Painters

ELECTRICAL EMERGENCIES

  • Electrical accidents
  • Electrical rescue techniques
  • Role of CPR

ELECTRICAL SAFETY FOR BUILDING OWNERS, MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS

  • Federal legislation – Bill C45
  •  Provincial electrical safety legislation governing the workplace
  • Canadian Electrical Code
  • Overview of CSA Z462 Electrical Safety in the Workplace (simplified)
  • Who is a qualified electrical person?
  • Who is an unqualified electrical person?
  • Safe work vs unsafe work

HIRING OUTSIDE CONTRACTORS WHO ARE CSA Z462 COMPLIANT (CHECKLIST)

  • Provide Arc Flash assessment to contractors
  • Provide hazard assessment of work location(s) to contractors
  • Have contractors provide their procedures when working with electricity
  • Contractor qualifications and who from contractor to take out electrical permit as per local regulation

ELECTRICAL SAFETY TRAINING PROGRAMS

  • Meeting Provincial regulations
  • Adopting electrical standards such as CSA Z462
  • Establishing and identifying who within the facility is qualified to work on electrical equipment

ELECTRICAL ENERGIZED WORK PERMITS

  • Where energized work permit needed
  • Exemptions
  • Sample of energized work permit

LOCKOUT RULES

  • Individual lockout requirements
  • Group lockout requirements
  •  Locks, tags and hardware to be used

ROLE OF THE “SAFETY WATCHER”

  • Qualifications of safety watcher
  • Where safety watcher used
  •  Authority of safety watcher

RULES GOVERNING ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT LABELING

  • Labelling to address electrical code requirements
  • Labelling needed to meet CSA Z462 standard
  • Who applies labelling

ELECTRICAL SAFETY CLOTHING AND PPE FOR ELECTRICAL PERSONNEL

  • Description of all PPE as related to Electrical shock and arc flash
  • Training on use of PPE
  • Procedures where PPE is required



METHODE

  • Discuss
  • Case Study
  • Evaluation
  • Simulation



INSTRUKTUR

Teguh Santoso, Ir
Teguh Santoso experienced more than 26 years in Electrical.


TIME & VENUE

  • Jentra Dagen Hotel Jl. Dagen 85 Malioboro Yogyakarta,
  • 21 – 24 July 2015
  • 16 – 19 November 2015
  • 4 days (08 am – 04 pm)



COURSE FEE

IDR 7.000,000.00 per participant non residential



FACILITY

  • Module / Handout Electrical Safety Awareness Training
  • Certificate
  • Souvenir
  • Training Kit

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