Qualified Electrical Worker Training

140-01 General Concepts and Job Briefings

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to recall general concepts regarding safety while performing electrical work. You will also be familiar with what job briefings are and how they can help a worker avoid accidents.

  • Recall the circumstances in which OSHA 29 CFR 1910.269 applies
  • Identify the training employers are responsible for providing under this regulation
  • Recall examples of existing characteristics and conditions relating to installations
  • Recall the roles and responsibilities for information transfer
  • Define a job briefing
  • Identify topics covered in a job briefing
  • Recall the requirements for:
    • Number of briefings
    • Extent of briefing
    • Working alone

140-04 Enclosed Spaces

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the conditions of an enclosed space and how to eliminate or reduce the hazards associated with working in an enclosed space.

  • Define: Enclosed space, Vault, and Vented vault
  • Identify examples of hazardous atmospheres in an enclosed space
  • Recall OSHA's regulations for handling enclosed space entry

140-09 Electrical Clearances

When you complete this lesson, you will be familiar with the requirements for the control of hazardous energy sources used in power generation, transmission, and distribution.

  • Recall the regulation regarding electrical clearances for generation, transmission, and distribution
  • Recall the general requirements outlined for using electrical clearances
  • Identify steps for de-energizing lines and equipment
  • Identify steps for transferring and releasing clearances

140-11 Mechanical Equipment

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to recall the general requirements for using mechanical equipment during electrical work.

  • Recall the regulation regarding mechanical equipment in the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution industries
  • Identify types of mechanical equipment to which this standard refers
  • Define outriggers and their purpose
  • Define minimum approach distance (MAD)
  • Recall requirements for working near energized lines and equipment

140-18 Dog Bite Prevention

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to recall techniques for preventing a dog attack and techniques for minimizing the severity of the injury if the attack cannot be prevented.

  • Identify common causes of dog bites
  • Explain how interactions between dogs and humans can trigger dog bites
  • Define diseases transmittable by dog bites
  • Identify actions to take to avoid interactions with dogs on customer property
  • Define tools used for preventing dog bites
  • Identify ways to determine if a dog is present on the property
  • Recall manager responsibilities for workers who may experience interactions with dogs