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Electrical Safety in the Laboratory

This 30 minute course discusses how electricity is used throughout a laboratory and how to work with it safely. Upon completing this course, employees should:
- Understand how electricity works.
- Know the work practices they should use to work with electricity safely.
- Be aware of the hazards that electricity can present when working with flammable materials.
- Know what to do if an electrical emergency occurs.

Associated Regulations
1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment, 1910.137 - Electrical protective devices.; 1910 Subpart S - Electrical, 1910.132 - Electric utilization systems., 1910.303 - General requirements., 1910.304 - Wiring design and protection., 1910.305 - Wiring methods, components, and equipment for general use., 1910.306 - Specific purpose equipment and installations., 1910.307 - Hazardous classified) locations., 1910.308 - Special systems., 1910.331 - Scope., 1910.332 - Training., 1910.333 - Selection and use of work practices., 1910-334 - Use of equipment., 1910.335 - Safeguards for personnel protection.; 1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances., 1910.1450 - Occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in laboratories.

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