The e-Hazard Safety Cycle™: Training

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The e-Hazard Safety Cycle™: Training

Electrical safety training is an OSHA and an NFPA 70E® requirement.

In the case of high voltage work, some training is required annually if the skills are not used regularly.

Training has to be documented, but a critical step that is often left off of training is opportunity for interaction with a subject matter expert (SME). OSHA criticized most online and DVD training because this critical part (SME interaction) is most often missing.  IF a worker can’t ask questions of an SME, training may not have occurred. Training must be documented and be effective in driving understanding and behavior to meet the OSHA requirements.

So how does your Electrical Safety Training fit into the electrical safety cycle?

Read the full article on our website.

Hugh Hoagland

does research and testing of PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Hugh is a Sr. Consultant at ArcWear and Sr. Partner at e-Hazard. Read more about Hugh.

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