Safety in the Utility Industry

This third course of the Energy Production, Distribution & Safety series – which explores various facets of the power sector – arms participants with basic utility industry safety knowledge. Topics include personal protective equipment, fire safety, and hazardous materials and their symbols.

This online course is available on the Coursera platform.

Course Duration:

Approximately 11 hours

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize the importance of a safe work environment

Intended Audience

Individuals considering a career in the energy industry – whether a hands-on utility technician or utility worker position, or interested in emerging green energy solutions – and those already working in the industry who have less than three years of experience and have not completed similar training


  • High school diploma
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics