Electrical-General Requirements Glossary (1910.303)


Ever wonder about the terms that OSHA defines in its Electrical-General Requirements standard (1910.303)?

If so, we’ve got just the cure for that fever: an online, interactive glossary of the terms that OSHA defines.

It’s right below the MORE button. Click and enjoy.

There’s the glossary below. Check it out now, and feel free to come back any time you wish. Also, notice we’ve got some more materials related to electrical safety and workplace safety below the glossary.


If you’re looking for some eLearning courses related to electrical safety, check the short samples below from the Convergence Training EHS eLearning library.

Here’s a short sample from our Electrical-General Requirements course.

Here’s a short sample from our Intro to NFPA 70E course.

Here’s a short sample from our Arc Flash Safety course.

And here’s a short sample from our Electrical Wiring course.

You can also check out this quick overview video, which includes highlights from many of our workforce training eLearning courses.

Also, feel free to download our FREE GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE EHS TRAINING, below.


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A few important notes: The terms and definitions were taken directly from the text of the standard as printed on OSHA’s website in October, 2012. Convergence Training makes no claims regarding the accuracy of those definitions nor to keep this glossary up to date to match any changes OSHA makes after the date of this posting.
Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto is an Instructional Designer and the Senior Learning & Development Specialist at Convergence Training. He's worked in training/learning & development for 25 years, in safety and safety training for more than 10, is an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry OSHA 10 and 30, has completed a General Industry Safety and Health Specialist Certificate from the University of Washington/Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center and an Instructional Design certification from the Association of Talent Development (ATD), and is a member of the committee creating the upcoming ANSI/ASSP Z490.2 national standard on online environmental, health, and safety training. Jeff frequently writes for magazines related to safety, safety training, and training and frequently speaks at conferences on the same issues, including the Washington Governor's Safety and Health Conference, the Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference, the Wisconsin Safety Conference, the MSHA Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Conference, and others.

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