Program Description & Fees
CLCP: Program Description & Fees

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Madison, WI​

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​​Participants in the NRECA Loss Control Internship Program become certified by meeting the following requirements:

  • ​Attend and complete all four (4) one-week loss control seminars in sequence and pass all tests with a cumulative score of 70% or higher
    • ​830.5 Seminar I - provides a safety and regulatory overview.
    • 831.5 Seminar II - teaches skills such as presentation and reporting, investigation and analysis — all necessary for the safety professional.
    • 832.5 Seminar III - is the regulatory session where you learn the standards.
    • 833.5 Seminar IV - is all about managing the safety function.
  • Complete a 30-hour OSHA course for General Industry
  • Complete an individual comprehensive project that is then approved by the Loss Control Internship Certification Panel

2018 Fees

  •  NRECA Members: $2,150 per seminar
  •  Nonmembers: $ 2,600​ per seminar

Cancellation and Refund Policy: No charge will be made for cancellations received by phone, fax or email 30 days prior. Registrants who cancel with less than 30-day notice will be billed 50 percent of the registration fee. Registrants failing to​​ cancel prior to the start of the event will be billed the entire amount. Refunds may be granted on a case-by-case basis in the event of personal or immediate family medical, death or other emergencies.

Detailed Course Descriptions​

Electric Theory

  • The analogy of electric flows & water systems
  • Basic circuits
  • Paths & basic equipment used in delivery of electricity

Federal Motor Carrier Rules

  • The scope of FMCR
  • Finding answers in the FMC handbook
  • Common areas of concern regarding FMC rules

Impacts of Electricity on Workers

  • The real answers to common electrical myths
  • Electrocution and electric shock
  • The operation of ground fault circuit interrupters
  • The differences among three types of burns

Emergency Actions Plans

  • A stepped approach for preparedness
  • Training and drills to ensure success
  • How to identify vital records and safeguards

OSHA Standards (sanctioned 10-hour course)

  • The origin and purpose of OSHA
  • OSHA rules and the general duty clause
  • OSHA penalty and investigation processes
  • OSHA requirements in 12 specific areas

Environmental Issues for Loss Control

  • Environmental issues for utilities
  • Resources and references available
  • Handling PCB contaminated equipment

Accident Investigation

  • The purpose for conducting investigations
  • The tools needed to conduct a good investigation
  • Evidence preservation and accident reporting


  • Review of electric utility standard of care
  • NESC references
  • Real-life experiences

Basic Legal Concepts for Loss Control

  • Legal reasons for an effective loss control program
  • The ramifications of and what constitutes negligence
  • The basic requirements for hazard recognition
  • A review of the basics of personnel law

Electric Utility Standards

  • The requirements for hazard analysis
  • The training requirements for qualified employees
  • An overview of 269 standards common for utilities

Impacts of ADA

  • The intent of the act
  • The disabilities covered by the law
  • Practical tips on ADA compliance

OSHA Inspections

  • The issues that trigger inspections
  • The parts of the inspection process
  • How to be prepared and make the process go well

Intro to the Regulatory Process

  • How statutes, regulations and rules are made
  • Where you can influence the process
  • Where to look for information
  • How case law impacts rule enforcement

Violence in the Workplace

  • The characteristics of perpetrators
  • Recognizing early warning signs
  • Why people react differently to stress

Adult Learning Needs and Training Techniques

  • Characteristics of adult learners
  • Avoiding obstacles to learning
  • The qualities of good learning environments
  • How to get training started positively

Successful Presentation Skills

  • Techniques to focus key messages
  • Feedback from peers

Selling Safety

  • What safety means in your own organization
  • The importance of leadership commitment
  • The importance of proper measurement

Managing a Safety Committee

  • Ways to make safety committees more effective
  • Positive responsibilities of committees

Hazard Identification

  • The relationship of serious accidents to all accidents
  • Accident costs that impact the bottom line
  • Root cause accident analysis

Budgeting for Safety

  • Common budgeting philosophies
  • Safety cost drivers
  • A safety budget planner

Writing Skills

  • Increasing the impact of written communications
  • Ways to focus written communication on key issues

Insurance Industry and Loss Control

  • Basic insurance principles
  • Insurance premiums & drivers for safety management
  • Ways insurance companies can help sell safety

Managing the Safety Function

  • Making safety performance a job requirement
  • Motivating employees to promote safety
  • How quality job performance is better than safety job performance
  • The importance of off-the-job safety ​​​