General Electrical Safety


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Electricity is so widely used that it is easy to forget how dangerous it can be. Inadequate safety precautions while dealing with electricity may lead to a fatal electrical shock. Therefore, it is very important that all workers and employers understand electrical hazards and how to deal with them. This course has been designed to help you meet all regulatory and government requirements including the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code.


This is a two-hour online course.



Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe what electricity is and how it works
  • List some electrical hazards
  • List the safety legislation and rules for working around electrical equipment
  • Describe the effects of electrical hazards on the human body
  • Define some basic rules for using electrical equipment
  • Describe ways to protect against electrical hazards
  • List different types of conducting and non-conducting materials
  • Determine the different types of electricity
  • Define the level of body tolerance for electricity
  • Explain how Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI) work to prevent shocks
  • Define grounding and bonding
  • Describe what insulation is and how it protects against shocks