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Document ID (ISN)77759
CIS number 01-1646
Year 2002
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2002-123
Title Electrical safety - Safety and health for electrical trades - Student manual
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Jan. 2002. vi, 77p. Illus. Index.
Abstract Young and new workers are at a high risk of occupational injury compared to more experienced workers. It is estimated that 200,000 young workers under the age of 18 suffer work-related injuries in the United States each year. This manual is part of the safety and health curriculum for secondary and post-secondary electrical trades courses. The manual is designed to engage the learner in recognizing, evaluating and controlling hazards associated with electrical work. Contents: dangers of electricity; dangers of electrical shock; overview of the safety model; recognizing hazards; evaluating hazards; controlling hazards; safe work environment; safe work practices.
Descriptors (primary) USA; electricity; training material; new entrants; young persons; vocational training
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; training manuals; hazard evaluation; safety training in industry; safe working methods; electric shock; safety training in schools; electric burns
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity
OSH training