Basic Principles of Electricity™

Basic Principles of Electricity™

This program explains the basic principles of electrical energy in an easy-to-understand, non-technical way. If electricity escapes the path of its intended circuits, the results can be shock, burns, respiratory failure, asphyxiation, internal bleeding and cardiac arrest to the human body, as well as physical damage to surrounding property.

Type:Complete Program (Safety) ID:856 
Learning Paths:Workplace Safety
Main Topic:Electrical Safety
Other Topics:Workplace Safety & Awareness
Competencies:Keeping a Safe Workplace
Suggested Industry Usage:Industrial & Manufacturing
Subject:Basic Electrical Safety
Source Program:Stand Alone
Languages:English
Trainer Comments:Graphics and live vignettes illustrate the concepts of voltage, resistance, amperage, grounding, bonding, the effects of electrical current on the body including resulting injuries, and how safety devices like fuses, circuit breakers, and ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCIs) work to protect against unexpected heat and energy flow. There is also a discussion of the use of switches to control electric current and the important differences between “conductors” and “insulators.”

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