Course Description

This program focuses specifically on the requirements of the OSHA Outreach Training Program for Construction with customization relevant to utility employees and their contractors. The 2 day course covers essential core and elective requirements of the 10-hour Department of Labor OSHA Construction Outreach Training Program and delivers additional utility safety training hazards (General Industry and Construction) including the following subjects:

  • Training and qualification requirements for utility generation employees
  • Lock Out/Tag Out requirements
  • Confined Spaces
  • Generation specific PPE
  • Materials handling including orientation to slings and rigging
  • Working on live equipment including rack-out breakers
  • Grounding for employee protection
  • Substation Safety
  • Special Conditions and Precautions
  • Special conditions and precautions
  • Discussion of updated utility regulations and NESC Standards
  • Covers Standards 29 CFR 1910.269; 1926, Subpart V and 1910.137

Who should attend: Utility safety and field personnel including line workers, substation high voltage electricians, underground workers, and communications/electrical utility contractors. Upon completion, the attendee receives a certificate of completion and the 10 hour Department of Labor Card with endorsement that utility specific information was covered (U+COP).

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