Principles of Electrical Safety

An Online Training Course by Cholamandalam MS Risk Services Safety Academy.


    Note: This course is taken entirely on a separate portal hosted by Cholamandalam MS Risk Services Safety Academy. Upon successful enrolment, you will receive the login details to start the course within 24-48 hours.


    Course Description:

    The main hazards of working with electricity are Electric shock and burns from contact with live parts or Injury from exposure to arcing, fire from faulty electrical equipment and defective installations. The risks could be death, injury and loss of property.

    This course deals with measures that can be taken to prevent Electrical Shocks resultant injuries and damage to property and assets.



    • Define what Shock, Electrocution, LOTO, Static Electricity, Lightning and Arc Flash is.
    • Explain the way in which a person is exposed to electrical risk.
    • Compare your current practices with standard safe practices.
    • Apply the electrical safety principles for safeguarding people.
    • Solve the maintenance issues keeping in mind the safety of all personnel.


    Who Should Take This Course:

    Plant Managers, Operations and Maintenance Personnel, HSE professionals.



    1. Basics of Shock
      • Hazards associated with handling electricity
      • Quantification of shock and assessment of hazard based on IEC 60479
      • Conditions conducive to an electrical shock
    2. Shock protection devices
      • ELCB
      • RCCB
      • RCBO
      • Gloves, Safety Hat, Electrical Safety Shoes and Insulating mats
    3. LOTO
      • Six stages of LOTO
    4. Short circuit and Fire
    5. Arc Flash
      • How is an arc flash hazard study conducted
      • How is the output studied
    6. Lightning
      • Concept behind lighting and its mitigation
    7. Static Electricity and its mitigation
    8. Thermography as a predictive maintenance tool

    Course Curriculum

    Principles of Electrical Safety 01:30:00

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    • SGD 80
    • 1 Units
    • 90 Minutes
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    Cholamandalam MS Risk Services Limited is a 50:50 joint venture between INR 269 Billion Murugappa Group, India and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group, Japan and has a technical collaboration with InterRisk, a group company of Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group. Established in year 1994, Cholamandalam MS Risk Services is a Chennai based Risk Consulting Company offering comprehensive Risk management & Engineering solutions in field of Safety, Health and Environment. The company has pioneered many innovative and specialized services catering to the needs of Asian & European markets for last 15 years. The organization has successfully executed more than 2000 projects (Domestic/International) which not only helped its clients maintain compliance but also optimize their EHS performance and set new benchmarks. Cholamandalam MS Risk Services, an ISO 9001:2008 company, is a certified “Environment Impact Assessment” Consultant organization by NABET EIA Accreditation committee, a constituent of Quality Council of India. The organization was also declared “Risk Manager of the Year” in Asian Insurance Industry Awards and is the only Indian company to be approved as Safety Consultants by Kuwait Oil Company under section 31S till date. The company has collaboration with Process Map Infotech for its World Class Compliance and Risk management EHS Software Solutions for Indian market. The organization has a pan India presence with office in Mumbai, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad and Pune besides corporate office in Chennai.
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