Meter Reader and Installation Safety

EPP050 - 8.00 Hours


  • Details
    6/28/2018 - 6/29/2018
    Mesquite TX
    EU  EPP050  20

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or to get the latest schedule.


Meter ReaderThe Meter Reader and Installation Safety course provides participants with information covering various hazards linked with the installation and removal of self-contained electrical service meters. During training, participants receive hands-on opportunities using TEEX Meter Installation Simulator props to diagnose various malfunctions. During these exercises, students are guided through proper safety processes and required electrical testing associated with a self-contained meter socket assembly and also provided an overview of principles of electricity specific to electrical service metering.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


In order to fully participate in all field work exercises, students will need the following equipment; rubber gloves (Class 0), hard hat, and safety glasses.


  • Participants should have operational knowledge of basic principles of electricity and related concepts.
  • If specific test meters are desired for use during training, participants are encouraged to bring their own to become more familiar with all functioning and related use requirements.


Electrical principles +Inspecting and testing self-contained meter installation +Inspection and use of electrical test meters +Safety related to meter installations +Service installation practices


  • Electric utilities professionals
  • Electricians
  • Meter installation personnel
  • Electrical sales personnel
  • Construction professionals
  • Electric utility personnel responsible for reading and installing new service meters or reconnections

Education Credits

    Contact Information

    Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
    OSHA Training Institute Education Center
    Phone: | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

    Related Courses

    EPP032+EPP009Electrical Meter Installation and Service+Electric Power PrinciplesElectrical Meter Installation and Service+Electric Power PrinciplesElectrical Meter Installation and Service+Electric Power Principles
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