Electrical Transmission and Distribution: 10 HR Construction Safety and Health

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Electrical Transmission and Distribution: 10 HR Construction Safety and Health

Course Description

There are intrinsic construction hazards associated with electrical transmission and distribution. This course aims to help you prevent potential injuries and illnesses related to work activities engaged in power-grid construction. During the two-day course, you will examine topics including electrical safety, grounding, personal protective equipment, lifting and rigging, job briefings, trenching and excavation, confined and enclosed space, and fall protection.

Course Content


  • Requirements for arc flash
  • Requirements for shock protection


  • Recognition of hazards
  • Identification of safe work practices


  • Requirements for protective measures
  • Discussion of safe work practices around excavations


  • Requirements for a job briefing
  • Planning the work


  • Requirements for the grounding device
  • Review of work practices
Requirements & Materials
Important Information

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus only, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Courses delivered in an online format or outside the Atlanta campus are not eligible for VA benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for managers, supervisors, technical personnel, and workers associated with or engaged in the construction of the power grid.

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What You Will Learn

  • Electric safety
  • Grounding
  • Electrical personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Lifting and rigging
  • Confined and enclosed spaces
  • Job briefings
  • Excavation and trenching
  • Fall protection
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How You Will Benefit

  • Discuss the requirements for grounding.
  • Know the requirements for electrical PPE.
  • Identify electrical safe work practices for power line work.
  • List the elements of a job briefing.
  • Discuss the lifting and rigging requirements.
  • Be aware of excavation and trenching hazards.
  • Explain the requirements for entry into confined and enclosed spaces.
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The solid OSHA curriculum, fueled with hands-on training, and a strong professional network builds you for a successful safety career.

- Rodrigues "Rocky" Smith
Safety Manager


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