ClickSafety Announces Introductory Course to Address Electrical Safety in the Workplace

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Online Introduction to NFPA 70E provides overview of OSHA’s 2012 standards, covers commonly-cited areas of one of OSHA’s Focus Four Hazards– Electrocution.

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ClickSafety, a leading provider of online safety training, today announced its Introduction to NFPA 70E, a course addressing the importance of electrical safety in the workplace. The new 45-minute online course complements ClickSafety’s comprehensive portfolio of electrical safety training offerings and is part of the company’s updated OSHA 30-Hour course.

Electrical hazards rank among the top 10 areas commonly cited by OSHA, and without proper training and preparation, can represent extreme risk within the construction, environmental and general industries. ClickSafety’s new course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to OSHA’s safety standards for anyone who works on electrical systems in the workplace. The safety topics, appropriate for both employers and workers, include how to identify and protect oneself from electrical safety hazards leading to arc flash, and how to establish an electrically safe work environment as outlined in the latest OSHA NFPA 70E standards, updated in 2012.

“This introductory course meets an important industry need and is a strong addition to our portfolio of OSHA 10- and 30-hour course offerings,” said Brian Tonry, ClickSafety executive vice president and general manager. “Like all of our courses, it provides information that is extremely relevant for employers who are accountable for creating a safe work environment, as well as for those who work in that environment.”

ClickSafety has a long-standing relationship with OSHA and offers more than 300 courses, 50 in Spanish. ClickSafety was the first to offer both the OSHA 10-Hour Construction and the 30-Hour Construction Courses online. ClickSafety is OSHA-authorized to offer the newly updated OSHA 10-Hour Construction, 30-Hour Construction and 10-Hour General Industry courses that include the highest standards of increased student interactivity and safety content. In addition to the updated OSHA courses, the company offers the 10-Hour Road Builder, 10-Hour Cal/OSHA and 10-Hour Construction Spanish courses.

About ClickSafety
ClickSafety is a leader in online training solutions for the construction, environmental and general industries. It has delivered award-winning interactive safety training to more than 10,000 organizations worldwide and was the first to offer both the OSHA 10-Hour and OSHA 30-Hour safety courses online. ClickSafety’s course library has more than 300 courses and 50 courses available in Spanish – developed by certified safety professionals and certified industrial hygienists. Key products include OSHA regulatory training for General Industry and Construction, as well as several web-based applications that manage risks associated with training large groups of employees, subcontractors and contract laborers.

ClickSafety was founded in 1999 and is based in the San Francisco Bay area. ClickSafety is a subsidiary of Ascend Learning, Inc., a leading provider of technology-based educational curriculum and assessment solutions for the healthcare industry and other vocational fields. Ascend is renowned for delivering solutions that produce higher-performing student results at a lower cost, from nursing to health and fitness training to OSHA compliance and training.

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