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PRESS RELEASE : Electrical Measurement Safety Free Course

New comprehensive online training provides guidance on how to minimize hazards while making electrical measurements

Everett, Wash., Jan. 13, 2016 – Fluke Corp. is offering a free new online course: Fluke Electrical Measurement Safety. It features guidance reflecting the latest information on how to minimize potential hazards when performing electrical measurements. The four-hour course is intended to provide guidance to anyone who works with electricity, including electricians, maintenance professionals, engineers, construction workers, HVAC technicians, electrical contractors, and facility engineers. To take the training, simply visit www.fluke.com/safety, register, and start.

The course covers seven topics from electrical standards to tools and tips:

1. Risks including shock and electrocution

2. NFPA, PPE, and safe work practices

3. Test tool standards and rating

4. Inspection requirements for test equipment

5. Best practices for a safer work environment

6. Practical tools and tips to extend your safety

7. Implementing a test tool training program

“Even simple acts involving electricity can go horribly wrong in a fraction of a second if you’re not aware of the dangers,” said Leah Friberg, global education manager for Fluke. “This new course combines guidance regarding the latest electrical standards with best practices and practical tips for electrical safety.”

Those completing the course will be awarded a certificate to acknowledge their accomplishment. To register and take the Fluke Electrical Measurement Safety Course, visit www.fluke.com/safety.

Fluke Corporation

For information on Fluke tools and applications, or to find the location of a distributor, contact Fluke Corporation, P.O. Box 9090, Everett, WA USA 98206, call (800) 44-FLUKE (800-443-5853800-443-5853 FREE), fax (425) 446-5116, e-mail fluke-info@fluke.com or visit the Fluke Web site at www.fluke.com.

About Fluke

Founded in 1948, Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians, and metrologists who install, troubleshoot and manage industrial, electrical and electronic equipment and calibration processes.

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