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Today, laboratories rely on a vast array of electrically powered equipment. To work safely with this equipment, employees need to understand how electricity works, be aware of common electrical hazards and know how to use electricity safely.

MARCOM’s training products on “Electrical Safety in the Laboratory” emphasize the need for safety when using electricity, and discuss how to reduce the potential for accidents involving electrical shock, fire and explosions.

All of the products… the new “Micro-Learning” and full-length online courses as well as the DVDs and interactive CD courses… discuss topics that are integral to employees’ understanding of these issues.

Topics covered in these products include:

  • How electricity works.
  • Common electrical hazards.
  • Fuses, circuit breakers and grounding.
  • Using and maintaining electrical equipment.
  • Accidents and emergency procedures.
  • and more.

Available in English. Available individually, or as part of MARCOM’s 12-program Laboratory Safety Series.

Electrical Safety in the Laboratory Detailed Course Outline in PDF format

The “Electrical Safety in the Laboratory” MicroLearning curriculum includes the following 3-5 minute courses:

  • “How Electricity Works”
  • “Grounding”
  • “Safe Work Practices”
  • “Electrical Equipment and Flammables”
  • “Dealing with Electrical Emergencies”