Course curriculum

  • 1

    Ch. 0 - Welcome to the course!

    • Welcome! 👋

    • How to use this course

    • Before you get started...

    • Book a Private Coaching Session

    • Celestica Community

    • RS102 Glossary

    • IEEE Citation Guidelines

    • IEEE Referencing Guide

  • 2

    Ch. 1 - Understanding electrical hazards

    • In this lesson...

    • Unit 1 - Types of Electrical Hazards

    • Unit 1 quiz - Electrical Hazards

    • Unit 2 - Electric shock and its physiological effects

    • SHOCK: ELECTRIC’S DEADLIEST ACT

    • Unit 2 quiz - Electrical shock

    • Unit 3 - Excessive Temperatures

    • Unit 4 - Ignition of hazardous atmospheres

    • Units 3 & 4 quiz - Excessive Temperatures and Ignition of Hazardous Atmospheres

    • Unit 5 - Undervoltages, overvoltages, and other electromagnetic effects

    • Unit 5 quiz - Undervoltages, overvoltages, and other electromagnetic effects

    • Unit 6 - Power supply interruptions and/or interruption of safety services

    • Unit 6 quiz - Power supply interruptions

    • Unit 7 - Arcing likely to cause blinding effects, excessive pressure and/or toxic gasses

    • Unit 7 - Arc Fault quiz

    • Unit 8 - Mechanical movement of electrically activated equipment

    • Unit 9 - Summing Up Chapter 1

    • Chapter 1 quiz

    • Weekly Live Session

  • 3

    Ch. 2 - Scope, Normative References, Terms and Definitions

    • Unit 10 - How to Read a Standard, Scope, Normative References, Terms and Definitions

    • Unit 10 quiz

    • Unit 11 - IEC 60204-1 Scope

    • Unit 11 quiz - IEC 60204-1 Scope

    • Unit 12 - Machines vs. Assesmblies

    • Unit 13 - What is a machine?

    • Unit 13 quiz - What is a Machine? quiz

    • Unit 14 - What is an Assembly?

    • Unit 14 quiz - What is an assembly?

    • Units 12/14 - Machines vs. Assemblies quiz

    • Unit 15 - Best practices

    • Unit 16 - IEC 60204-1 Normative References

    • Unit 17 - Terms and Definitions

    • IEC 60204-1 Scope, Definitions, Terms and Definitions

    • Mini-tutorial - How to search for a standard

    • Mini-tutorial - How to search for a term or definition in the IEC electropedia online dictionary

    • Mini-tutorial - How to search for a term or definition in the ISO Online Browsing Platform

    • Ch. 2 Assignment Guidance

    • Ch. 2 Assignment - Scope, Normative References and Terms and Definitions

    • Unit 18 - Summing up

    • Chapter 2 quiz

  • 4

    Ch. 3 - Physical Environment

    • Unit 19 - Characteristics of the physical environment

    • Unit 20 - Ants, Mice and Snakes

    • Unit 20 quiz - Ants, Mice and Snakes

    • Ch. 3 Assignment - Ants, Mice and Snakes

    • Unit 21 - Electrical Energy Supplies

    • IEC 60204-1:2018 Annex B Questionnaire

    • Unit 21 quiz - Electrical supply

    • Unit 22 - EMC Environment

    • Unit 22 quiz - EMC Environment

    • Unit 23 - Atmospheric conditions: Temperature, humidity, altitude, and contaminants

    • Unit 23 quiz - Atmospheric conditions

    • Unit 24 - Ionizing and Non-Ionizing Radiation

    • Canada RF Safety Code 6

    • PRINCIPLES FOR NON-IONIZING RADIATION PROTECTION

    • IAEI SF-1 Ionizing Radiation Fundamental Safety Principles

    • Unit 24 quiz - Ionizing Radiation

    • Unit 25 - Vibration, shock, transportation and handling

    • Unit 25 quiz - Vibration and shock quiz

    • Unit 26 - Summing up Chapter 3

    • Chapter 3 - Physical Environment quiz

    • Weekly Live Session

    • Student Survey

  • 5

    Ch. 4 - Bonding & Earthing (Grounding)

    • Unit 27 - Introduction

    • Unit 28 - Equipotentiality

    • Equipotentiality Learning Support

    • Unit 28 quiz - Equipotentiality

    • Unit 29 - Protective bonding system

    • Chapter 4 Assignment - What's wrong with these installations?

    • Unit 29 quiz - Protective Bonding

    • Unit 30 - Functional Bonding

    • Unit 30 quiz - Functional bonding

    • Unit 31 - Summing Up Chapter 4

    • Chapter 4 quiz

  • 6

    Ch. 5 - Power Distribution Systems

    • Unit 32 - Why power system grounding is important

    • Unit 32 quiz

    • Unit 33 - Neutral and PE - Special conductors

    • Unit 33 quiz - Neutral and PE conductors

    • Unit 34 - The IEC Distribution System Coding

    • Unit 34 quiz

    • Unit 35 - Distribution System Earthing

    • Unit 35 quiz - IEC Power System Coding

    • Unit 36 - System Earthing used at Celestica

    • Getting Down to Earth - A practical guide to earth resistance testing

    • Unit 37 - Summing up Ch. 5

    • Ch. 5 quiz

  • 7

    Ch. 6 - Shock Protection

    • Chapter 6 Presentation Slides

    • Unit 38 - Basic Protection

    • Unit 38 quiz

    • Unit 39 - Electical Power System Faults

    • Example Eaton Time-Current Curves

    • ChInt Ciruit Breaker Catalog

    • Unit 39 quiz

    • Unit 40 - Measures to prevent the occurrence of a touch voltage

    • Unit 40 quiz

    • Unit 41 - TN Shock Protection

    • Protection against earth faults with Residual Current Devices - ABB

    • Unit 41 quiz

    • Unit 42 - TT Shock Protection

    • Unit 42 quiz

    • Unit 43 - IT Shock Protection

    • Unit 43 quiz

    • Unit 44 - Using PELV

    • Unit 44 quiz

    • Chapter 6 quiz

  • 8

    Ch. 7 - Mains Termination & Disconnection

    • Weekly Live Session

    • Unit 45 - Mains Termination Requirements

    • Unit 45 quiz

    • Unit 46 - Requirements for supply disconnection

    • Unit 46 quiz

    • Unit 47 - Load Breaking Capacity and diversity factor

    • Unit 47 quiz

    • Unit 48 - Disconnecting Devices

    • Unit 48 quiz

    • Unit 49 - Plug and Socket Combinations

    • Unit 49 quiz

    • Unit 50 - Disconnection Devices and Hazardous Energy Control

    • Unit 50 quiz

    • List of Devices for Isolation and Switching (IEC 60364-5-537:2017)

    • Ch. 7 quiz

  • 9

    Ch. 8 - Selection of Equipment

    • Weekly Live Session

    • Unit 51 - Selection of Equipment

    • Unit 51 quiz

    • Unit 52 - Electromagnetic Compatibility

    • Unit 52 quiz

    • Unit 53 - Proven components

    • Unit 53 quiz

    • Ch. 8 quiz

  • 10

    Ch. 9 - Protection of Equipment

    • Weekly Live Session

    • Unit 54 - Introduction

    • Unit 55 - Overcurrent protection

    • Unit 56 - Branch Circuit load and conductor sizing

    • Unit 57 - Selecting an overcurrent device

    • Bussmann IEC and BS Standards Catalogue

    • Sizing conductors and selecting protection devices guide

    • Unit 58 - Protection against supply interruption, under voltage, and restoration

    • Unit 59 - Transformer protection

    • Unit 60 - Motor protection

    • Unit 61 - Motor drives as overcurrent protection

    • Bussmann "Protecting semiconductors with high-speed fuses, Application Guide 10507"

    • Unit 62 - Protection against incorrect phase sequence

    • Unit 63 - Protection from lightning and switching surges

    • Unit 64 - Determining short-circuit current rating

    • Bussmann "Overcurrent protection fundamentals" guide

    • Unit 65 - Summing up

  • 11

    Ch. 10 - Wiring Practices

    • Weekly Live Session

    • Unit 65 - Introduction to Wiring Practices

    • Unit 65 quiz

    • Unit 66 - Conductor and cable runs

    • Unit 66 quiz

    • Unit 67 - Identification of conductors

    • Unit 67 quiz

    • Unit 68 - Wiring inside enclosures

    • Unit 68 quiz

    • Unit 69 - Wiring outside enclosures

    • Unit 69 quiz

    • Unit 70 - Ducts, connection boxes and other boxes

    • Unit 70 quiz

    • Chapter 10 quiz

  • 12

    Ch. 11 - Control Functions

    • Weekly Live Session

    • Unit 71 - Control circuit supply voltages & protection

    • Unit 71 quiz

    • Unit 72 - Control Functions

    • Unit 72 quiz

    • Unit 73 - Emergency Stop, Emergency Switching Off, and EMO

    • Unit 73 quiz

    • Unit 74 - Operating Modes and Controls

    • Unit 74 quiz

    • Unit 75 - Cableless Control Systems

    • Unit 75 quiz

    • Unit 76 - Protective Interlocks

    • Unit 76 quiz

    • Unit 77 - Control Functions in the event of failure

    • Unit 77 quiz

    • Unit 78 - Summing Up

    • Ch. 11 quiz

  • 13

    Ch. 12 - Controlgear enclosures and locations

    • Unit 79 - General Requirements

    • Unit 79 quiz

    • Unit 80 - Location and mounting of enclosures

    • Unit 80 quiz

    • Unit 81 - Ingress protection

    • Unit 81 quiz

    • Unit 82 - Enclosure doors, openings, and access to electrical equipment

    • Unit 82 quiz

    • Unit 83 - General Requirements for Operator Interfaces

    • Unit 83 quiz

    • Unit 84 - Location, mounting and protection of machine mounted control devices

    • Unit 84 quiz

    • Unit 85 - Operator interface design

    • Unit 86 - Enabling Control Devices

    • Unit 86 quiz

    • Unit 87 - Summing up

    • Chapter 12 quiz

  • 14

    Final Exam

    • Weekly Live Session

Your Instructor

Doug Nix

Machinery Safety Specialist

Doug is the main instructor for machinery safety and regulatory compliance topics. Specializing in industrial machinery, Doug has more than 35 years of experience in risk assessment, control systems design, functional safety and standards development. Sharing what he has learned over his career has become a passion while providing training to technicians, technologists and engineers. Besides providing consulting services to clients, Doug also writes for the Machinery Safety 101 blog, http://machinerysafety101.com. Doug co-owns Compliance inSight Consulting, and the Machinery Safety 101 blog with his partner and best friend, Kimberly Nix.