First aid in connection with electrical accidents

This is a theoretical course that teaches participants about administering first aid in connection with accidents involving electrical current.

Estimated duration
30 minutes


Increase first aid skills in the event of electrical injuries, so that you know how to act in an accident situation, and become able to provide life-saving first aid in the event of electrical injuries.

Target group

Workers who work and carry out maintenance on electrical installations.

Subjects covered in the course

  • Handling and emergency assessment of the situation
  • Burns
  • First aid for electrical accidents
  • Acute and chronic injuries after electrical accidents

The course provides necessary theoretical training to equip you to carry out first aid in connection with electrical accidents. In order to be able to administer competent first aid following an electrical accident, you must complete practical training in CPR (mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and chest compression) in addition to the theoretical training.

The course meets the official requirements for annual theoretical training in first aid, with the exception of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Personnel must renew their training at least every 12 months; cf. Guidelines to §7 in Operation of Electrical Installations (FSE).

Technical information

System requirements

This course can be run on a computer, tablet and smart phone. For handheld devices we recommend a stable Wi-fi connection. Flash is not required for this course.

Recommended minimum connection speed is 1.5 Mbps. If you experience problems while running the course, we recommend using the Google Chrome browser.
Course manual

Yes, you will receive a digital course manual on e-mail that is also available on My Page.

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