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General Electrical Safety Training 2023

Ended Jun 30, 2023

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Full course description

Course Introduction

This course is intended to inform and protect employees from common hazards associated with electricity and other energy sources; serves as an introduction to the Indiana University Control of Hazardous Energy Program and Electrical Safety.

This training is intended for Indiana University community members only.  If you need to complete this training as a guest user, you may request access to the course at

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Know and understand how to anticipate, identify, and minimize electrical hazards during assigned job duties.

Module Topics Include

  • Authorities and responsibilities
  • Basic electrical safety precautions
  • Intro to the Control of Hazardous Energy Program (Lockout/Tagout Program)
  • Overview of hazardous energy sources and types
  • Basic lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedures
  • Introduction to the 811 standard (call before you dig). 

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 30 minutes

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: All IU employees