Online Electrical Safety Training Course

Online Electrical Safety Training Course


RoSPA Assured Online Electrical Safety Training Course. Electrical safety affects everyone, whether you’re using electrical tools/equipment or are involved in the refurbishment of a property which there may be hidden electrical cable and other apparatus.  Electricity has the potential to kill and it is important that everyone understands the hazards and precautions that should be implemented to help manage and control the risks.  Our Electrical Safety Training course provides an online training course that can be completed at any time on a computer, tablet or mobile device with a good internet connection.

Online Electrical Safety Training Course

Electricity can kill. Electrical Safety TrainingThere are around 1,000 work related accidents reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) each year which involving electricity.  These figures include around 20 fatalities associated with electric shocks at work . Most of these accidents could have been easily avoided by carefully planning the works and implementing simple precautions such as the use of Permits to Work; Electrical Testing; and Safe Systems of Work. This is why electrical safety training is so important and our interactive and engaging online electrical safety training course will provide you with general electrical safety awareness training relating to the safe use of electricity at work.  The online electrical safety training course will also outline the necessary measures needed to help reduce the risks of injury from electricity. The online training course uses a combination of engaging animation, user interaction, video, audio, text and images to ensure that this safety critical information is easily digested and understood, resulting an improved level of competence regarding Electrical Safety.

RoSPA Assured Online Electrical Safety Training – course content

Our online Electrical Safety training course will help those who work with or around electricity as well as those contractors who use electrical tools and equipment to become more aware of the safety aspects associated with the use and presence of electricity in the workplace.   The full content of our Electrical Safety training course can be summarised as follows:

  • Introduction
  • What you will learn
  • Basic principles and measurement of electricity
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • What are the hazards associated with electricity?
  • Electrical injury, what could happen to you
  • Electric shock
  • Electrical burns
  • Loss of muscle control
  • Thermal burns
  • Simple first aid precautions
  • High voltage (HV) accidents
  • Low voltage (LV) electric shock accidents
  • Electrical burns
  • Fire and explosion risks
  • Fire
  • General office and workplace safety tips
  • Plug and socket safety
  • Cable and lead safety
  • Portable appliance testing (PAT) and maintenance

Electrical Safety Learning outcomes

Upon the completion of our online electrical safety training course you will have an understanding of the following:

  • The basic principles and measures of electricity
  • The Electricity at Work regulations and how they apply to you
  • What are electrical hazards
  • How electricity harms the body
  • Simple first aid precautions
  • A knowledge of fire and explosion risks related to electricity
  • General office and workplace safety tips
  • Plug, socket and cable safety
  • PAT testing and maintenance

The duration of the online electrical safety training course is approximately 30 minutes and learners require no prior knowledge.

Upon the successful completion of the course, a Training Certificate will be issued and available to download instantly through your online training account.

Online Safety TrainingOnline training is the modern and cost effective way in which to provide basic health and safety training to your employees, it does not need your operatives to take time of work and spend hours travelling across the country to a training venue, it does not have to be completed at a certain time or even on a specific day.  Online training provides consist delivery of the course content, so you can be sure nothing has been missed, it is also totally flexible, it can be done on-site, at home, in the office, or even whilst sat in a car (as long as you’re not driving!!).  Online training can be done during the day, at night or whenever you want, if you need to stop, then that’s fine, just stop and come back to it when you have the time.  Online training really does solve the issue of ‘how on earth am I going to get all of my operatives in the same room, at the same time?’, well now you don’t need to!

Why not also checkout the full range of online health and safety training courses offered by Your Safety Advisor Ltd, the Construction Safety Specialists.

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