Register: To be posted. Contact Melanie A. Sutton at email@example.com for additional information.
Facilitator(s): Paul A. Zoubek CSP, CIH, Manager, Health and Safety Programs for Occupational Services, Inc.
Approved Contact Hours: This is a SAHLS co-sponsored short course, in cooperation with: American Society of Safety Engineers
Lead Information Contact: Melanie A. Sutton, PhD; firstname.lastname@example.org;
Location: Sacred Heart Hospital
The Division of Life and Health Sciences of the University of West Florida is pleased to welcome and co-sponsor with the American Society of Safety Engineers, Paul A. Zoubek CSP, CIH and Manager of Health and Safety Programs for Occupational Services, Inc., to Pensacola to present this full-day short course on basic electrical safety.
Worker injuries resulting from lacking or inadequate electrical safety controls can be debilitating and even fatal. It is the responsibility of the health and safety professional to recognize electrical hazards and suggest methods of control. "Basic Electrical Safety" is an introductory course for the safety professional. It provides the professional with how-to issues as well as a unique, direct focus and explanation of principles and visual skills. The course's content covers the basic principles to comply with OSHA and NEC standards. Objectives provide a chronological sequence for implementation of electrical hazard control and management.
This course introduces the health and safety professional to the engineering design principles for controlling electrical hazards. Also covered are the management principles for an effective electrical safety program. The course is focuses on the requirements of NFPA 70E. Upon completion, the participant will be able to:
Introductory | 1.0 Safety CM Point (ABIH Approval #04-2731)/0.625 COC point
8 am to 5 pm
An arithmetic / scientific calculator with square root function required.
This course was presented at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition 2002, 2003 and 2004 and ranked in the top ten PDC’s in 2005. The course was also presented at the 2005 ASSE PDC in New Orleans. Quotes from American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition evaluations 2002-05:
Paul A. Zoubek, CSP, CIH is Manager of Health and Safety Programs for Occupational Services, Inc. in San Diego, CA. He is primary consultant for the firm’s electrical safety consultations for management and engineering control of electrical hazards in client facilities. He advises companies in the areas of electrical hazard control, written program development, and qualified person training. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in environmental health and safety from Illinois State University and has worked in the field of occupational health and safety for sixteen years.