A Keene State College Safety Education Center Course.
Course Description: This program focuses specifically on the requirements of the OSHA Outreach Training Program for General Industry with customization relevant to utility metering employees or contractors. The 2 day course covers essential core and elective requirements of the 10-hour Department of Labor OSHA General Industry Outreach Training Program and delivers additional utility safety training hazards, including the following subjects:
Introduction to OSHA:
- Walking Working Surfaces (Slips, Trips, and Falls)
- Hazard Communication (including overview of new Globally Harmonized System)
- Exit Routes, Emergency Action, and Fire Extinguishers
- Electrical First Aid and Safe Rescue Practices
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Whistleblower Protections
- Training and qualification requirements for utility metering employees
- Workzone Safety Awareness to temporary Emergency Traffic Control.
- Special conditions and precautions, including capacitors and working with CT’s
- Electrical Safety related to low voltage (under 600 volts), and storm work with OH lines (over 600 volts)
- Arc flash hazards (New Standards)
- Shock hazards
- Job Briefing Requirements
- Safety Related Work Practices
- Specific meter Hazards, i.e. 60 amp sockets, auto by-passes, UG conduit issues, class 320 and 400 amp self-contained meters, network metering, CT metering, Primary metering, CT shunting issues, applying sleeves, testing.
- PPE requirements
- Emergency Response for Storms including minimum approach distances,
downed wires & gradient potential
2 Days | 1.4 CEUs | ON SITE REQUEST FORM
On-Site Training: On-site training provides a flexible schedule – convenient & affordable, customized training, and location of your choice. See our Registration Forms link to the right to access a On-Site Course Request Form or contact the OSHA Education Center 800.449.6742.