Introduction and safety

LOP: Generic Lock Out Procedure Induction

Overview:

  • In this module we will teach you on how to do a lockout procedure correctly and safely. This is to ensure that you do not put your life in danger, or the lives of the people working around you.  This procedure will also assist in minimizing the electrical shock burns, and electrocution, and therefore minimizing accidents if the machinery is locked out properly.

Key and critical concepts which you will learn:

  • You will learn the importance of locking out machinery and equipment
  • The dangers of hazardous energy
  • When lockout is required
  • Basic and group lockout procedures
  • Employer and worker responsibilities for safe lockout

Tools, consumables, machinery and equipment required:

  • Module book / learning material
  • Pen
  • Booklet to make notes

Application:

  • Lockout Procedures can be used on any electrical equipment, mechanical equipment, including but not limited to, hydraulics, lathe machines, pneumatic systems, movable equipment and kinetically stored energy.

Additional resources:

  • Subject Matter Experts (SME’s)
  • In-company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and / or Safe Work Procedures (SWP’s)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act /Mine Health and Safety Ac

ST: Perform Safe Work Practice

Overview:

  • In this module you will be taught how to work and apply safe work practices and procedures in your day to day duties working as an electrical learner in an electrical environment.

Key and critical concepts which you will learn:

  • Familiarise with the general safe work practices to be observed in the work place.
  • Recall the unsafe acts and unsafe conditions that can lead to accidents in the work place. Explain the role of good housekeeping and hygiene in the prevention of accidents and injury in the work place.
  • Explain the role of the correct care and use of tools and equipment in the prevention of accidents.
  • Name the different types of personal protective equipment that can be used to prevent accidents and state the instances where it must be worn. Recognise the different safety signs in general use in industry.
  • State the general safety precautions that electricians must take when working on electrical circuits and apparatus.
  • During this process you must adhere to certain specified requirements as listed in the Module.

Tools, consumables, machinery and equipment required:

  • Module book / learning material
  • Pen
  • Booklet to make notes

Application:

  • Any electrical work environment where you will be expected to perform safe working procedures

Additional resources:

  • Subject Matter Experts (SME’s)
  • In-company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and or Safe Work Procedures (SWP’s)

CCD: Course Control Document

Overview:

  • In this module you will learn how to correctly use the course material, it will give you the methodology and the course map which will direct you where to start on your journey.

Key and critical concepts which you will learn in this Module:

  • Method of use
  • We recommend that you use the training program in the following manner (The course map and modular outcome guides will assist you in doing this).

Tools, consumables, machinery and equipment required:

  • Module book / learning material
  • Pen
  • Booklet to make notes.

Application:

  • This module will guide and assist you in understanding the procedure and the method to use when studying this trade
  • It also assists you in the learning different terms used in the trade
  • It gives you the method to follow when attempting and selecting the modules.

Additional resources:

  • Subject Matter Experts (SME’s).