Electrical Safety, Basic - Online

25 minutes
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This course teaches non-electrician lab and personnel the potential hazards of electrical equipment in the labs and workplace, and how to minimize or eliminate those hazards. This course will teach you how to recognize the dangers of electricity, avoid possible electrical injuries and implement standard hazard controls.

Accommodations and language services

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them.

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at dso@uw.edu.
  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at ehstrain@uw.edu and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services.
  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at ehstrain@uw.edu
Intended Audience 

Laboratory, shop and trades personnel who periodically work on equipment with electrical components but who are not required to take qualified electrical worker training


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201