RoSPA: Staying Safe with Electricity

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 35 minutes.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.
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CPD Certified - contributes 1 point towards your CPD.

No employer would wish to expose his employees to electric shock as it can be, and often is, fatal. Unfortunately, practically all workplaces make use of electricity for some purposes, meaning that the risk of death or injury from electric shock is ever-present.

Reducing this risk is a challenge because accidents involving electricity often result from a casual attitude brought about by familiarity with electricity as a power source, or simply a failure to appreciate the danges of this hidden killer.

This course can help to reduce the risk of working with electricity by enabling workers to:

- Understand the serious effects of electricity on the human body
- Recognise electrical hazards
- Put in place appropriate safety precautions

This course is for new starters and any worker in need of refresher training on the risks associated with working with electricity.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

Please Note: The demo link for this title is representative of the courseware but does not give access to the actual course.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


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The course covers:

- Types of harm arising from electric shock
- How electrical risks arise
- Controlling electrical risks
- How electrical overheating occurs
- Preventing electrical overheating


Having completed this course the learner will be able to take appropriate steps to remove or reduce the risk of being injured by
the misuse of electricity and electrical equipment in the workplace. It is suitable for new starters of any worker in need of refresher training on the risks associated with working with electricity.

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