The University of Iowa

Electrical Safety

Working with or around electricity can present hazards to the body that can cause serious injury and death.  It is important to understand the basic principles of this energy source and how to recognize and protect against the hazards it can create.

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Electrical Safety Program 


  • Electrical Safety - W517OS
    • This course provides awareness level information on the common hazards and safe work practices of working on and around electricity.
    • Anyone who works on or around electricity should complete this course. This course does not certify individuals as qualified electrical workers.  Additional training at your workplace is required.

For further training and registration information, go to EHS Safety Training.


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