High Voltage Safety

High Voltage 600 Volts & Above

Training duration: 1 day

The high-voltage safety course covers the key aspects of OSHA’s standard for generation, transmission, and distribution, 29 CFR 1910.269. This standard applies to organizations that either generate electricity or transmit energy to others. It also applies to organizations that have their own substations or electrical distribution systems.

During this class, participants will learn to recognize and avoid unsafe work areas. Students will also learn correct approach distances. Upon completion, attendees will have a better understanding of proper voltage rated tools, and the use of proper personal protection equipment (PPE). By educating personnel on issues central to the safe performance of their everyday jobs, loss of life,

Electrical hazards

  • Electrical shocks, arcs, and blasts
  • Fault current and potential

Equipment

  • Live line tools and testing

Potential difference 29 CFR 1910.269: Electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution

  • Hazardous energy control (lockout/tagout)
  • Switching procedures
  • Clearance procedures
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Arc-rated clothing

Exposed lines

  • Deenergizing lines and equipment
  • Personal protective grounding
  • Substation safety
  • Special conditions
  • Capacitors
  • Current transformers
  • Potential transformer hazards
  • Fuse/relay coordination

Let’s work together to create a safer, more reliable world.

To learn more about this course, or any of our training programs, please fill out the form on this page or call us 866.772.6770.

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