Increase knowledge and skills in electrofishing safety that will result in reduced incidents and injuries to crew members while maintaining efficient job performance.

For U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service employees, the Service electrofishing safety policy (241 FW6) states that: 

6.6 C. “All members of the electrofishing team must receive an electrofishing safety orientation at least once per season and prior to the start of electrofishing activities or when they join the team during the field season.” 

If you need to receive credit for attending this training, you must register for the course through DOI TalentFor Non-DOI individuals, a series of Job Aids have been developed to assist with the enrollment process. 

There are no fees associated with this course.

Safety Policy

Job Hazard Analyses

  • Form-3-2279 (PDF)

  • HA Backpack (PDF)

  • JHA Electroshocking Shore Based Tow-barge Electric Seine (PDF)

  • JHA Electroshocking Boat (PDF)

If you need assistance, email gary_schetrompf@fws.gov.