Course NumberEE-04-921
PDH Hours4
PV Systems Safety

PV Systems Safety

Author: Velimir Lackovic

This course is intended to be a reference with helpful and easily-accessible instructions on how to work safely with photovoltaic (PV) systems. It includes description of specific hazards, their frequent causes, and strategies to prevent and avoid them.

This course has three different sections:

PV System Characteristics and Hazards: provides the background of PV system characteristics and relevant hazards involved with PV systems. Recommended safe-guards are provided.
Safe PV Systems: presents a discussion of relevant safety standards and codes, and regulations that need to be followed and applied when designing, installing, testing and commissioning a PV system.
For Your Health: contains a discussion of possible injuries and elaborates on basic First Aid concepts.

Each PV installation presents hazards to engineers, technicians and maintenance staff. Helping you distinguish these hazards and avert injury is the main goal of this course.

This course is suitable for technicians and engineers involved in PV system installation and operation. Presented details cover issues related to safe work with PV systems. Upon successful completion readers will be able to recognize critical PV safety issues and will learn ways to avoid potential accidents.

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty-five (25) questions to earn 4 PDH credits

Learning Objectives

This course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • PV system characteristics and potential hazards
  • Relevant safety standards and codes
  • Possible injuries and basic first aid concepts

Download the Course to review and begin earning your PDH credits.

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