Electrical safety certification

This self-directed training program helps emergency responders learn to safely identify and respond to incidents involving electric power lines and other facilities. It includes a series of educational modules that you can complete at your own pace, followed by online interactive quizzes that test your understanding of the training material.

Successfully complete all four modules with a score of 80% on the quizzes, and you will earn a personalized Certificate of Completion. This certificate demonstrates mastery of a subject area and may satisfy additional training hours required by your department.

PPL Electric Utilities may provide electricity in your department’s response area. If PPL Electric Utilities is not the local electricity provider at an incident scene, please coordinate your electrical incident response with the local electric utility

Please note: This training reflects industry best practices but is not intended as a substitute for formal tactical training or your organization’s guidelines. Please consult with your training officer to ensure all appropriate formal training has taken place, and be sure to follow your department’s SOPs/SOGs.

To begin the course, you must start with Module 1. A module is considered complete when you have completed all of its topics and passed its quiz. Completed modules are indicated by a check mark. You may leave the program at any time and return to resume where you let off.

Utility Safety Information Content

Module Status
1

Module 1. Electrical Safety Basics

2

Module 2. The Electric Distribution System

3

Module 3. Fires Involving Electric Facilities

4

Module 4. Downed Power Lines

Utility Safety Information Content

Module Status
1

Module 1. Electrical Safety Basics

2

Module 2. The Electric Distribution System

3

Module 3. Fires Involving Electric Facilities

4

Module 4. Downed Power Lines