National Industrial Training Institute


Believing in the importance of developing the human resources, which is one of the most important factors for institutions’ success, the Institute has been keen to establish short technical courses in the disciplines it offers, which targeting administrative staff, engineers and technicians in the oil and gas sector.

Electrical & Mechanical Safety


1 Days

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Course Overview

This course is designed to educate participants on electrical and mechanical
hazards that can be found in any work location. This course will highlight the
basic rules of electrical safety, the appropriate clothing and PPE to wear when
working around electrical or mechanical areas, the reason why circuits should
be grounded and how to test a circuit for proper grounding and how groundfault circuit interrupter works. It also explains how to use test equipment and instruments safely. The course will also develop an understanding of insulated tools and other protective equipment, and how to identify alerting techniques and learn the required safety procedures working with overhead lines.

Who Should Attend?

The course is suitable for all the personnel working with electrical and mechanical equipment including but not limited to the electrician, assistant
electrician, mechanic and assistant mechanic, Supervisors, auditors, HSE
advisors, and safety

Course Outline:

  • Introduction.
  • Equipment for Hazardous Locations
  • Electrical Safety and Protection
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Electrical Safety Equipment
  • Electrical Safety Procedures
  • Grounding, Ground Faults, and Short Circuits
  • Working, Safely with Electricity
  • Electrical Equipment Safety
  • A Safe Work Environment
  • Electrical Safety in the Workplace – Understanding NFPA 70E
  • Establishing an Electrically Safe Work Condition
  • Work Involving Electrical Hazards
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Working Safely with Machinery
  • Basic Mechanics
  • The Safe Use of Hand Tools
  • The Safe Use of Portable Power Tools
  • Friction and Wear
  • General Requirements for Work Practices
  • Working with Other People


  • ITC-HSE-060 Electrical and Mechanical Safety – 1 Day
  • ITC-HSE-061 Electrical Safety Training – 1 Day
  • ITC-HSE-062 Mechanical Safety Training – 1 Day