SafetyBytes® - Shock Protection and Grounding

SafetyBytes® - Shock Protection and Grounding

In an electrical system, the grounding system is the primary protection against electrical shock hazards. It provides a low-resistance pathway to ground to protect against electrical faults. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll discuss the importance of shock protection and grounding.


Type:eLearning - SafetyBytes® ID:1366 
Course Level:Foundational
Learning Paths:Workplace Safety
Main Topic:Electrical Safety
Other Topics:Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety Orientation
Competencies:Keeping a Safe Workplace
Suggested Industry Usage:Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General
Subject:Avoiding Shocks and Electrical Hazards
Source Program:Basic Principles of Electricity™
Trainer Comments:This course reviews the importance of grounding a circuit. Equipment is grounded by bonding all enclosures, such as the junction box where voltage is tapped, together and back to the source, usually by means of the conduit system and the green wire in flexible cord.
Seat Time:5 Minutes
Interactivity:Quick, linear navigation, full video, audible narration.

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