No employer would wish to expose his employees to electric shock as it can be and often is fatal. Unfortunately, practically all workplaces make use of electricity for some purpose, meaning that the risk of death or injury from electric shock is ever-present.
Reducing this risk is a challenge because accidents involving electricity often results from a casual attitude brought about by familiarity with electricity as a power source, or simply a failure to appropriate the dangers of this hidden killer.
An electrical safety training course can help to reduce the risk of working with electricity by enabling workers to:
- Understand the serious effects of electricity on the human body
- Recognise electrical hazards
- Put in place appropriate safety precautions