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OSHA Construction Electrical Safety

Warning Electrical Hazard Do Not Touch

Online Training Certification Course 29 CFR 1926

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This training is intended as an overview of the Construction electrical standard, providing explanations of the various requirements set by OSHA. The approach is to cover hazard identification, avoidance, and control, along with practical information on safe work practices.

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$39.95 per student   (1-3)

$35.95 per student   (4-7)

$32.95 per student   (8-12)

$30.95 per student   (13-20)

$29.95 per student   (21+)

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Who Is Taking This Course?

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What are the governing regulations?
This online construction electrical safety training and certification course satisfies the training requirements for the OSHA 29 CFR § 1926 Subpart K Electrical Safety Standard.

Who must take this training?
OSHA 29 CFR 1926.21(b)(2) states:

The employer shall instruct each employee in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions and the regulations applicable to his work environment to control or eliminate any hazards or other exposure to illness or injury.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Click to Learn More What are the consequences of not training?

Case Study: On August 28, 2018, a 33-year-old man was found dead at the Utah state archives building. The man was doing electrical work on an upper floor, in a corner room not easily visible to the rest of the workers, when he was electrocuted. While other workers were in the building at the time, none of them saw what happened, and the man's body remained undetected overnight.

Key Takeaway: This accident was likely the result of a failure to de-energize, lock out, tag out, and ground the electrical circuit before performing work. OSHA is still investigating this accident.

Click to Learn More What people are saying about this course.

Overall great course. I will recommend this course to my co-workers; who are also Electrical Installation Techs!
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Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to OSHA Construction Electrical Standard Training
    • Fatality and Injury Statistics
    • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Key Terms
  • Design Safety Standards for Electrical Systems on Construction Sites
    • Approval and Examination
    • Interrupting Rating, and Mounting and Cooling of Equipment
    • Electrical Connections, Arcing Parts, Markings, and Disconnecting Devices
    • Design Safety Standards for Equipment Operating at 600 Volts or Less
    • Guarding of Live Parts, 600 Volts or Less
    • Design Safety Standards for Equipment Operating at More Than 600 Volts
    • Enclosures for Electrical Installations - More Than 600 Volts
    • Installations Accessible to Unqualified People - More Than 600 Volts
    • Space Around Electrical Equipment, More Than 600 Volts
    • Working Space, Entrances, and Illumination - More Than 600 Volts
  • Wiring Design and Protection
    • Branch Circuits and Receptacles
    • Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Program
    • Assured Equipment Grounding Conductor Program (continued)
    • Record-Keeping
    • Outside Conductors, 600 Volts or Less
    • Clearances
    • Services
    • Overcurrent Protection
    • Grounding
    • Portable and Vehicle-Mounted Systems
    • Grounding Connections
    • Methods of Grounding Fixed Equipment
  • Wiring Methods, Components, and Equipment for General Use
    • Temporary Wiring
    • Temporary Wiring - Branch Circuits
    • Temporary Wiring - Receptacles and Disconnections
    • Temporary Wiring - Lighting, Changes, and Cords
    • Cabinets, Boxes, and Fittings
    • Switches
    • Switches (continued)
    • Conductors for General Wiring
    • Portable Cables Over 600 Volts, Nominal
    • Splices
    • Fixture Wires
    • Attachment Plugs
    • Appliances
    • Motors, Motor Circuits, and Controllers
    • Transformers and Capacitors
    • Transformers and Capacitors (continued)
  • Specialized Purpose Equipment, Locations, and Systems
    • Cranes and Hoists
    • Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks
    • X-Ray Equipment
  • Hazardous Location Classification
    • Classifications
    • Documentation
    • Electrical Installations
  • Special Systems
    • Interrupting and Isolating Devices
    • Mobile and Portable Equipment
    • Tunnel Installations
    • Conductors in Tunnels
    • Tunnels - Disconnecting, Grounding, and Bonding
    • Tunnels - Communication Systems
    • Tunnels - Communication Protective Devices and Conductor Location
    • Tunnels - Communication System Equipment Location and Grounding
  • Safety-Related Work Practices
    • Training
    • Content of Training
    • General Work Practices
    • Work Practices Related to Passageways, Load Ratings, and Fuses
    • Work Practices Related to the Use of Equipment
    • Lock-Out and Tagging of Circuits
    • Use of Protective Equipment
    • Equipment Care
    • Use of Special Equipment
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our OSHA Construction Electrical Safety course consists of content, graphics, audio, self check (non-scored) questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

It will take a MINIMUM of 3 hours to complete this OSHA Construction Electrical Safety Training online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.

Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

OSHA has not specified any time frame for required retraining or recertification for Electrical Safety Training (general industry). Since there is no OSHA standard dealing with this specific hazard the OSH Act general duty clause, section 5(a)(1), 29 U.S.C. 654(b)(1) defines the standard which provides that:

(a) Each employer -

(1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.

A recognized hazard is a danger recognized by the employer's industry or industry in general, by the employer, or by common sense. The general duty clause does not apply if there is an OSHA standard dealing with the hazard, unless the employer knows that the standard does not adequately address the hazard.

Therefore it is our recommendation that workers be retrained at least every three years.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable OSHA Construction Electrical Safety Training certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.3 CEUs (or 3 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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