Personal Protective Grounding for Electric Utilities

Course Number: E-4047
Credit: 4 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Personal Protective Grounding for Electric Utilities, you'll learn ...

  • Six basic criteria for the design, fabrication and application of personal protective grounds at the worksite
  • Procedures for temporary grounding of de-energized and isolated high-voltage for the purpose of bare hand contact
  • The mechanics and effects of electric shock in humans
  • Protective grounding requirements for power plants, substations and power lines
  • Maintenance, inspection and testing of protective grounding equipment

Overview

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Credit: 4 PDH

Length: 54 pages

This 4-hour course covers the application of personal protective grounds on electric power facilities. The course explains the basics of safe grounding practices, explains the components of protective grounds and how grounds are applied in different utility environments.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The terms related to personal protective grounding
  • The need for personal protective grounding
  • Basic grounding practice criteria
  • The hazards of electric shocks
  • How to apply protective ground cables
  • Proper grounding cable installation practices
  • Power line protective grounding practices

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 30 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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