How to Safely Avoid Electricity Shock

This 2 minute safety training video covers: How to reduce risk of being shocked in the workplace, how to keep your eye out for hazards, how to inspect tools and extension cords, how to deal safely with tore insulation or exposed wiring, how to safely use tools and cords, how to work safely around electrical sources, how to deal with electricity in wet conditions, proper usage of tools and equipment, correct type of ladder to use around electricity and hazards of electricity in wet environment.

Video Transcript

Everyone knows about electrical shock but we're still experiencing death and serious injuries each year from shock hazards. One of the best way to prevent shock is to utilize finger safe products and non conductor covers or barriers. If all the electrical components are finger safe or covered, workers has a much lower chance of coming in contact with a live conductor. If you're not an electrician, you're maybe thinking that this training program is a waste of time because you don't work on electrical equipment.You may not work on or install electrical components but the information is extremely valuable regardless what job you may have or how little you maybe expose to electrical hazards. Certainly electricians and maintenance person working on or around electricity are on increased risk but everyone should be trained in basic arc flash safety procedures. The safety activity in the electricity this days are focus on shock and arc flash hazards.