Electrical Competent Person

raining in electrical safety is absolutely necessary for anyone working in an environment where there is a risk of electrical hazards. Electricity is an odorless, tasteless, and unseen hazard that requires careful attention since once this hazard manifests itself, it may be too late for any remediation that could have been undertaken. OSHA requires workers to be trained in a competent manner to work on a jobsite with a risk of electrical hazards.

Goals of the Course

The goal of this course is to familiarize students with
• Proper methods of recognizing potential electrical hazards;
• Appropriate means of working around electrical hazards;
• Prevention techniques; and
• Duties and responsibilities of an electrical competent person on a worksite.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

This training program is appropriate for all those forklift operators in construction or general industry, who seek forklift driver certification accepted by OSHA.

Learning Outcome:

Training Modules:

Module 1

Introduction and Definitions

Module 2

General Requirements

Module 3

Wiring Techniques

Module 4

Special Purpose Equipment

Module 5

Hazardous Classifications

Module 6

Special Systems

Module 7

Safe Work Practices

Module 8

Obligations and Role of a competent Person

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