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Video Library: Electrical Safety

Avoiding Electrical Hazards
Electrical Safety, 1989
Electrical Safety, Beware the Bite
Electrical Safety for Everyone
Electrical Safety for the Qualified Worker
Electrical Safety in the Workplace
Electrical: Safety Training for Non-Qualified Electricians
Electrical: Safety Training for Qualified Electricians
It Only Takes a Few Seconds, and Your Whole Life Changes
NFPA 70E: Electrical Safety in the Workplace
NFPA 70E: Safe Electrical Work Practices
Power Line Hazard Awareness
The Mark Standifer Story: Lessons Learned from Arc Flash Tragedy -Covers NFPA 70E!
Seeing the Power of Electricity

  • Avoiding Electrical Hazards
    #AV003 - VHS (19 min. 1990)

    Occupational
    This video program teaches workers how to work safely with and around electricity. It can be used for new employee orientation or as a general refresher.
    • Keeping your environment safe
    • Personal protection
    • Safe work procedures
    • Working on energized circuits
    • Working near equipment and lines
    • Lockout/tagout
  • Electrical Safety
    #EL001 - VHS (17 min. 1989)

    Occupational
    Complies with OSHA Electrical Safety-related Work Practices Regulation. Complete coverage of hazards and safeguards for working with electricity. Includes electrical systems, fuses and circuit breakers, grounding, overload and short circuits, double insulation, GFI, and polarized plug.
  • Electrical Safety, Beware the Bite
    #EL002 - VHS (20 min. 1996)

    Occupational
    This program covers the OSHA rules for safe electrical work practices, electrical safeguards, housekeeping, lockout, personal protective equipment, safely rescuing a shock victim and first aid.
  • Electrical Safety for Everyone
    #EL005 - DVD (20 min. added 2015)

    Occupational
    This program provides viewers with a general understanding of how electricity works while showing them the actions they can take to prevent becoming part of an energized electrical circuit. Topics include why electricity is dangerous, resistance and Ohm's law, two electrical safety concepts, grounding, avoiding electrical contact, safe work practices, use of double-insulated tools and GFCIs and response to a shock event.
  • Electrical Safety for the Qualified Worker
    #EL004 - DVD (18min., 2004)

    Occupational; Language: English, Spanish
    Electrical must not be taken lightly. Between 5 and 10 times a day, an arc flash explosion sends a burn victim to a special burn center. Generate strong safety procedures for your workers so they can avoid electrical shock, serious burns and arc flash accidents.
    • Correct PPE
    • Lockout/tagout procedures
    • NFPA 70E
    • Arc Flash hazard analysis.
  • Electrical Safety in the Workplace
    #EL003 - VHS (17 min. 1995)

    Occupational
    Electricity lights up our homes and powers much of the machinery and equipment that we use. Unfortunately, most employees take electricity for granted and forget that it can also be dangerous. Employees need to know how electricity works and the precautions to take to protect themselves from its hazards. Electrical Safety in the Workplace reminds employees about electrical hazards they may face in their jobs, and provides the valuable information they need to work safely around electricity, such as how electricity works, fuses and circuit breakers, outlets, plugs and extension cords, working with electrical equipment, using ladders around electricity, and electrical emergencies. This program also satisfies the OSHA training requirements under 29 CFR Part 1910.331 for non-qualified employees.
  • Electrical: Safety Training for Non-Qualified Electricians
    #EL101 - DVD (15 min. 2002)

    Occupational
    This comprehensive program is designed for general employees to raise awareness about electrical hazards and help prevent common electrical injuries. The valuable information helps protect employees on and off the job. Topics include:
    • basic electrical terms and definitions
    • common electrical hazards
    • safety practices to prevent injury
  • Electrical: Safety Training for Qualified Electricians
    #EL100 - DVD (20 min. 2004)

    Occupational - High Impact
    This video covers most of the training requirements and safe work practices for qualified workers outlined in OSHA 1910 Subpart (S). Topics of the program include qualified worker status, electrical arcing and arc blasts, protective clothing requirements for qualified workers, limited approach and prohibited approach boundaries, use of voltage-rated gloves and other PPE, performing live work and de-energizing equipment. Contains graphic images.
  • It Only Takes a Few Seconds, and Your Whole Life Changes
    #IT101 - VHS (12 min. 1999)

    Electrical
    Few people have lived to tell what it feels like to be electrocuted. This is the story of how one man's life was irrevocably changed in an instant during an accident on the job. The video contains a re-enactment of an accident and actual photos of injuries, which may be disturbing. It is the intent of Reliant Energy that the impact of this video will prevent such a tragedy from happening again.
  • NFPA 70E: Electrical Safety in the Workplace
    #NF001 - DVD (25 min. added 2012)

    Occupational
    The National Fire Protection Association, NFPA, is the leading authority on electrical safety, especially in relation to protecting electrical workers from burn injuries associated with arc blasts. The most recent 2012 NFPA 70E standard has many changes and updates as compared to the outdated 2009 edition. Topics include qualified electrical worker requirements, creating an electrically safe working condition, confirming a zero energy state, energized electrical work permits, approach boundaries, incident energy level, arc flash boundaries, hazard risk categories and how to properly dress for arc flash protection.
  • NFPA 70E: Safe Electrical Work Practices
    #NF002 - DVD (26 min. added 2015)

    Occupational
    This video safety program provides an overview of the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E and shows how following its guidelines helps keep electrical workers safe. Every year, electrical workers are seriously injured or killed by contacting energized parts or being subjected to an electrical arc flash.
  • Power Line Hazard Awareness
    #PO008 - VHS (18 min. 1996)

    Occupational
    This video focuses on how to work safely near power lines on job sites. Topics covered include OSHA standards, barrier protection, warning methods protection technology, material handling, underground notification systems and what to do if a contact occurs. Equipment discussed includes cranes, drill rigs, aerial buckets, etc
  • The Mark Standifer Story: Lessons Learned from Arc Flash Tragedy -Covers NFPA 70E!
    #AF010 - VHS (19 min. 2005)

    Occupational
    Mark Standifer received 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 40 percent of his body and was nearly killed when he was engulfed in an arc blast while performing an electrical task at a wastewater treatment plant. While installing relays on the door of a 13,800-volt switchgear, he made several crucial errors resulting in a tragedy that will affect Mark and his family for the rest of their lives. In this powerful program, viewers will see the mistakes Mark made and learn the lifesaving lessons from the incident. The importance of understanding all hazards of a job task and taking the necessary precautions to protect yourself from them is stressed throughout the video. Topics include always following safe electrical work practices, the dangers of complacency when performing electrical work, hazards of jewelry and flammable clothing and the purpose of an arc hazard analysis. The video also explains the reasons for arc flash regulations and the various clothing and personal protection required for hazard risk categories zero through four.
  • Seeing the Power of Electricity
    #SE005 - DVD (15 min, added 2013)

    Occupational
    • How electrical power line fuses work
    • How to prevent contact with buried power cables
    • How conductors can create path to ground
    • What to do when encountering downed power lines
    • PPE use
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