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Able Safety Consulting - NYC DOB SST 1 Hour Electrocution Prevention (Online)

Electrocution Prevention Online Class

The 1 Hour Electrocution Prevention Online Training class falls under “Site Safety Training (SST) General Electives” and will be accepted for use towards acquiring certain SST cards. This online class is in compliance with the New York City Department of Buildings regulations for proctored online training.


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 recordable nonfatal injuries in 2005. The electrocution prevention online 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.


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


CEUs (Continuing Education Units)



CEU Requirements

  1. 100% attendance for electrocution prevention OSHA online
  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 submittal of end-of-course evaluation form (must provide name on form to receive credit)


Learning Outcomes

  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

What You Need:

  • Webcam and microphone for face and voice recognition

What You Get:

  • Course Certificate

  • .1 IACET CEU's 

Course Content

Learning Objectives (part 1)
Learning Objectives (part 2)
Learning Objectives (part 3)
Training Objectives and Expectations
Learning Objectives (part 4)
Shock and Cardio Arrhythmia's
Electrocution Hazards (Part 1)
Electrocution Hazards (Part 2)
Electrocution Hazards (Part 3)
Indirect Falls / Fire Hazards
Arc Flash and Arc Blast (Part 1)
Arc Flash and Arc Blast (Part 2)
Arc Flash and Arc Blast (Part 3)
Burn Hazards
Lightning Hazards (Part 1)
Lightning Hazards (Part 2)
Electrocution Prevention Video 1
Resistance and Conductors
Insulators (Part 1)
Insulators (Part 2)
Incident Energy
Temperature Flash/ Bang
Path to Ground Circuit
Electrical Differentials Across a Curcuit
Over Current Protectors – Fuses and Circuit Breakers
Extension Cords
Proper Use of Extension Cord Sets
Proper Use of Extension Cord Sets (Part 2)
Inspecting Electrical Equipment, Devices and Cords
Energized Circuits
Unfamiliar Tasks, Scopes, Hazards and Skill Sets
Pressure to Perform Tasks (multi-tasking)
Common Distractions
Inappropriately or Insufficiently Equipped to Perform Tasks
Less Than Adequate Number of Workers are Present to Perform a Task
Personal Preoccupations
Vague or Incorrect Assessments
Accounting for Contingencies and Escalations
Mental Difficulty and Overconfidence
Poor or Insufficient Level of Communication
Deviation From Scope
External Hazards
Flex Cables Used Inappropriately or not Supported
Uncontrolled Hazardous Energy
Unrecognized Secondary Feeds
No Documentation on Prints
Identifying Missing or Inaccurate Panel Schedules
Identify Exposed or Unidentified Conductors (wires)
Damaged or Antiquated Equipment, Appliances and Devices
Inappropriate Training
Electrocution Prevention Video 2
Lock-Out / Tag-Out (Part 1)
Lock-Out / Tag-Out (Part 2)
Lock-Out / Tag-Out (Part 3)
Links and Resources
Final Exam