Instructor: Peter Larsen

Board: Georgia Electrician

Credit Hours: 4.00
Rating:
109 ratings

Approval Number: PACE-0628


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Course Description


This 4-hour electrical safety course covers major NFPA 70E requirements for safe work practices to protect personnel by reducing exposure to major electrical hazards. Master electrician Peter Larsen guides you through safety procedures from the moment you wake up until you leave the job site and return home. The course also addresses proper tool use and safety. Finally, the course provides video-based case studies and testimonials of safety errors, some that resulted in major injuries. These real-world stories from seasoned electricians are shared so hopefully you can avoid making the same mistakes they made.



Course Objectives


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe safety concerns at the job site
  • Discuss proper tool safety for most used tools, including lockout/tagout procedures
  • Explain some key causes of injury including clothing, distraction, unplanned jobs, and arc flash.
  • Recognize safety mistakes made by seasoned electrical professionals including arc fault, breaker trips, and extreme heat
  • Understand the importance of maintaining safe conditions for others working around electricians


Instructor Bio


Peter Larsen, a Master Electrician, is the Vice President and COO of All Star Electric, Inc. serving Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 2006. Peter's career started while in the United States Air Force, where he served in a civil engineering squadron as an electrician. His tours of duty included stents in Germany, Italy, and Washington DC. While in the Air Force, Peter earned an associate’s degree from the University of Maryland European Division in electrical and mechanical technology. Upon leaving the Air Force, Peter joined a small electrical contracting firm in Oregon doing both commercial and residential electrical work. After that, the Larsen family moved to Colorado, where Peter worked for two other commercial electrical contractors. With that experience and the valuable insights they pick up regarding running a small business, they started, All Star Electric, Inc. in 2006.



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