Electrical Safety Specialist (ESS)

Electrical Safety Specialist (ESS): $395.00

Our Electrical Safety Specialist certification covers:

  • Hazards of Contact With Electricity
  • Properties of Electricity
  • Electrical Shock
  • Burns Caused by Electricity
  • Recognizing and Evaluating Hazards
  • NFPA 70E Hazards
  • Arc Flash and Blast
  • Minimum Approach Distances
  • Labeling
  • Equipment
  • PPE

Designation:

Electrical Safety Specialist (ESS)

Course Objectives:

This course provides an understanding of the principles of electricity and the electrical hazards common to business and industry. It examines the common electrical injuries to employees and how to prevent them. You will learn how to recognize, evaluate, and control electrical hazards. The course covers regulatory compliance and safe work practices. It includes a thorough review of NFPA 70E requirements. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety, but we find that the average completion time is approximately 16 hours. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Learning Outcome:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to understand the physical and health hazards associated with electricity, identify and explain electrical protective devices, understand electrical theory and terminology, understand and apply electrical design requirements, as well as apply arc flash analysis, determine proper labeling requirements and determine PPE.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have three opportunities to pass the exam.

Recertification:

A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.

Optional Credits:

Through the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1.6 CEUs are offered for this course. If you are interested in receiving CEUs for this course, upon successful completion of the exam, please either download the form and instructions here or obtain the form and instructions from a Member Services Representative by calling 800-922-2219 or clicking here.