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Course Description: Why do you need 1 Hour Electrocution Prevention? Electrocution is injury or death by electric shock caused by exposure to lethal amounts of electricity. Electrocutions caused 9% of 1,243 worker deaths, but accounted for less than 1% of reported nonfatal injuries in 2005. The electrocution prevention course will teach you to recognize dangerous situations and what to do in order to avoid or minimize hazardous situations in order to work more safely.

NYC DOB SST Requirement (Local law 196)

Electrocution Prevention Training class falls under Site Safety Training (SST) General Electives and will be accepted for use towards acquiring certain SST cards.

For a list of all SST courses please visit the DOB‘s website here.

CEUs (Continuing Education Units): 0.1

CEU Requirements

  1. 100% attendance for Electrocution Prevention

  2. Completion of Continuing Education and Training Registration Form

  3. Active participation in all class exercises (determined by course instructor)

  4. Completion of required pre-and post-quiz assessment

  5. As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination

  6. Participation and submission of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)


Price: $50

Program Topics:

  1. Explain how to minimize electrocution hazards

  2. Explain Components of a electrocution prevention

  3. Understand electrocution hazards

  4. Understand basics of electricity

  5. Identify potential human error traps

  6. Understand how to prevent electrocution in the workplace

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