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Subtitles: English
Learners taking this Course are
  • Operations Analysts
  • Technical Solutions Engineers
  • Engineers
  • Data Engineers
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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 5 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

The Basics

4 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Utility Workplace Culture7m
Responsibilities6m
Nuclear & Natural Gas7m
2 readings
Acknowledgements10m
The Basics (OPTIONAL) Resources45m
5 practice exercises
Self-Check9m
Self-Check6m
Self-Check9m
Self-Check6m
The Basics30m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Hazards & Response

4 videos (Total 31 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Non-electrical Hazards7m
First Aid Symptoms7m
First Aid Treatment7m
1 reading
Hazards & Response (OPTIONAL) Resources45m
5 practice exercises
Self-Check9m
Self-Check6m
Self-Check9m
Self-Check6m
Hazards & Response30m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Preparing for Hazards in the Workplace

4 videos (Total 21 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Electric Utility Industry5m
Use-case Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)4m
Equipment Guidelines2m
1 reading
Preparing for Hazards in the Workplace (OPTIONAL) Resources45m
5 practice exercises
Self-Check6m
Self-Check9m
Self-Check9m
Self-Check6m
Preparing for Hazards in the Workplace30m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Safety Administration & Management

5 videos (Total 27 min), 4 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Environmental Policies4m
Community Safety Legislation2m
OSHA Regulations6m
Company Safety Policies4m
4 readings
Safety Administration & Management (OPTIONAL) Resources45m
Roadmap to Success Resources: Gather Resources30m
Roadmap to Success: Gather Resources30m
Safety in the Utility Industry - Key Takeaways15m
6 practice exercises
Self-Check6m
Self-Check6m
Self-Check6m
Self-Check6m
Self-Check6m
Safety Administration & Management30m
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Top reviews from Safety in the Utility Industry

By SLDec 31st 2018

This course and its contents were exceptional and informative. Thank you coursera for arranging such a splendid online course with financial aid.

By AAJan 15th 2019

This course give to me a lot information about how the safety is necessary not only for the industri also for the daily life.

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Richard Stempniak

Associate Professor
Engineering Technology

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About the Energy Production, Distribution & Safety Specialization

This specialization provides introductory knowledge about the energy industry and associated career opportunities, whether you are interested in a utility technician or utility worker role, or emerging green energy solutions. It is intended for those considering a career in the field, and people already working in the industry who have less than three years of experience and have not completed similar training. Through four courses, learners receive an overview of electric power systems, natural gas, safety practices, and the energy industry as a whole. To learn more, please watch the overview video by copying and pasting the following link into your web browser: https://youtu.be/Py8uP6vuH_o....
Energy Production, Distribution & Safety

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