Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
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This one-day course is designed for workers responsible for electrical systems and needing certification in the CSA Z462-18 electrical safety standard. This standard covers safe work practices related to electrical dangers in the workplace. The successful participant will gain a solid understanding of hazards encountered while operating or maintaining electrical installations in the low voltage (below 750V) class including a full understanding of the arc hazard categorization, appropriate PPE selection and safe work procedure.

This course is taught by certified electrical professionals with decades of field experience and solid credentials as professional adult learning instructors. This program includes professionally designed slides, videos and extensive use of case studies. This program examines the electrical hazards found in industry and stresses the importance of the individual employee proactively recognizing hazards and applying safe work practices with the goal of zero incidents.

Who should attend: Engineers, Electricians, Instrumentation Mechanics, Technicians, Managers & Safety Professionals

Next Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety Courses
March 28 – 28, 2019 Trenton, ON OR19044 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
April 5 – 5, 2019 Charlottetown, PE OR19046 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
April 8 – 8, 2019 Fort St. John , BC OR19050 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
April 11 – 11, 2019 Prince George, BC OR19052 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
May 2 – 2, 2019 Markham, ON OR19068 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
May 6 – 6, 2019 Edmonton, AB OR19058 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
May 6 – 6, 2019 Dartmouth, NS OR19060 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
May 9 – 9, 2019 Richmond, BC OR19062 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
May 27 – 27, 2019 Saskatoon, SK OR19064 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
May 30 – 30, 2019 Winnipeg, MB OR19066 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Tyler Gregory, PTI Group
    "The course was informative and was delivered in an engaging manner. The information gained from the course can be directly applied to my work place and the maintenance that I perform."
  • Ed Konas, Pembina Pipelines
    “The instructor was very knowledgeable of the course content. He kept it moving along well and made it interesting and very good instruction. Course was good and I have gained knowledge on how to protect myself when working around electrical equipment.”
  • Wayne Naykalyk, Weetabix of Canada
    “10 out of 10. Great real examples. The instructor was able to talk to us at varying levels of experience with electricity.”
  • Mike Morrison, SNC Lavalin
    “Very well presented. Well-paced and kept flowing with a good mix of protected experience to reflect on the course content. I enjoyed both the content and delivery.”
  • Anthony Backs, TransCanada Gas Storage
    "This course covered safety aspects for low voltage operations and dangers associated with electricity in general. The importance of safety equipment and apparel and the knowledge to know what a person is dealing with and necessary precautions required."

Course topics

I. ELECTRICAL ACCIDENTS

Objective: Realize the damage electrical accidents can cause to the human body and understand the basic principles of safety!

II. RESPONSIBILITIES

Objective: Recognize workplace law requirements and how to meet them.

III. ARC FLASH MITIGATION

Objective: Apply various mitigation strategies at a corporate and personal level.

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I. ELECTRICAL ACCIDENTS

Objective: Realize the damage electrical accidents can cause to the human body and understand the basic principles of safety!

  • Electrocution
  • Arc Flash
  • Arc Blast
  • Protection

II. RESPONSIBILITIES

Objective: Recognize workplace law requirements and how to meet them.

  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Workers
  • Federal Legislation
  • Maintaining a Defensible Position

III. ARC FLASH MITIGATION

Objective: Apply various mitigation strategies at a corporate and personal level.

  • Distance
  • Current
  • Time
  • PPE
  • Job Hazard Analysis
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Safe Work Practices

IV. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL SAFETY-RELATED WORK PRACTICES

Objective: Ensure corporate compliance with CSA Z462.

  • Responsibilities
  • Training Requirements
  • Electrical Safety Program

V. WORK ON OUR NEAR LIVE PARTS

Objective: Conduct daily work in accordance with CSA Z462.

  • Justification for Work
  • Energized Electrical Work Permit
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Approach Boundaries To Live Parts
  • Shock Protection
  • Flash Protection
  • Personal Protection Equipment

VI. ESTABLISHING AN ELECTRICALLY SAFE WORK CONDITION

Objective: Fulfill the ESWC requirements of CSA Z462.

  • Process of Achieving an ESWC
  • Working on or New De-Energized, LOTO Equipment
  • Temporary Protective Grounding Equipment

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March 28 – 28, 2019 Trenton, ON Ramada Trenton OR19044 Register
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August 22 – 22, 2019 Pickering, ON OR19088 Register
September 16 – 16, 2019 Richmond, BC Holiday Inn Vancouver Airport OR19091 Register
September 19 – 19, 2019 Edmonton, AB Sawridge Inn Edmonton South OR19089 Register
September 23 – 23, 2019 Trenton, ON Ramada Trenton OR19093 Register
September 26 – 26, 2019 Mississauga, ON Best Western Plus Toronto Airport OR19095 Register
September 26 – 26, 2019 Oromocto, NB Days Inn & Conference Centre OR19097 Register
October 21 – 21, 2019 Dartmouth, NS Hampton Inn & Suites OR19099 Register
October 24 – 24, 2019 St. John's, NL Courtyard by Marriott St. John's OR19101 Register
October 28 – 28, 2019 Saskatoon, SK Saskatoon Ramada Hotel OR19103 Register
October 28 – 28, 2019 Barrie, ON Holiday Inn Barrie Hotel and Conference Centre OR19107 Register
October 31 – 31, 2019 Winnipeg, MB Four Points by Sheraton Winnipeg International Airport OR19105 Register
November 14 – 14, 2019 Saint John, NB Chateau Hotel Saint John OR19109 Register
November 18 – 18, 2019 Kitchener, ON Holiday Inn Kitchener-Waterloo Hotel & Conference Centre OR19111 Register
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November 25 – 25, 2019 Ottawa, ON Days Inn - Ottawa Airport OR19118 Register
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December 2 – 2, 2019 Edmonton, AB Sawridge Inn Edmonton South OR19120 Register
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  • Dave Smith

    Years of Experience
    44

    Dave Smith has been an Industrial Maintenance Electrician since 1975. He has taught maintenance, troubleshooting and safety courses to thousands of electricians in mines, mills, refineries, factories, plants, power stations and offshore platforms throughout North America and the Middle East. Dave is a hands-on guy and teaches from a field perspective with his intended audience being his utmost concern...

    • Jeff Wood, Nabors Drilling Ltd.
      "The instructor, Dave Smith was very informed about the material he was providing. He delivered his instruction with precision and clarity. I'm walking away from the Arc Flash Low Voltage Safety Course with a healthier respect for arc flashing and associated risks."
    • Blaine Larson, Husky Energy
      "Dave is easy to understand and can take the heckling from guys trying to argue. Very knowledgeable about the curriculum and technical aspects of CSA Z462."
    • Matt Legge, Syncrude Canada
      Dave is very knowledgeable. He has interesting stories and gets the information through to you very easily.
    See Dave Smith CV
  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    40

    Peter Waugh brings 39 years of experience in fields of maintenance and human resources management. Peter graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick. He started his career with Westinghouse Industrial Field Service servicing power distribution equipment. He then moved to the Pulp & Paper industry where he worked for three companies over the next 30 years working in...

     
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  • Dave Wallace

    Years of Experience
    44

    Dave has worked as an Industrial Electrical electrician and Electronic Technologist for over 40 years, starting his electrical career at the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology in 1975. His main specialty is troubleshooting electrical and electronic systems in various manufacturing plants and marine applications with extensive experience on PLC’s and VFD’s. Dave’s worked nationally...

     
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  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience
    46

    With 33 years of on the job experience at Hydro One, doing consulting work for McGregor Allsop, Trow Engineering Consultants and Dillion and Associates, Dave has acquired extensive knowledge of electrical equipment, installations and legislative requirements. While with Hydro One, Dave was involved with many projects including: - Held the lead role in the implementation of the new Training Development...

    • Kent Scerba, National Research Council Canada
      “I highly recommend Dave to teach the high voltage arc flash safety course as he has a great knowledge and communication skills to relay the information of this topic. Through his past experience he is able to express situations that trades persons can understand and relate to.”
    • Kenneth Preston, Daishowa-Marubeni
      “Dave Neal did a great job; he knew his material and related it to scenarios that applied to our plant. Great job.”
    • John Slaney, Kiewit Energy Canada Corp.
      “Dave brought a lot of experience with him to the course. He was very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Dave Neal was a great instructor.”
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  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    50

    Ed Rideout has been involved with the electrical field in many ways for nearly 35 years. His electrical experience started when he was just out of vocational school and was hired as the sole electrician at a local fish plant in charge of six fishing trawlers, a power house and a fish plant facility. In 1975 Ed went on to work with Nova Scotia Power, first as an apprentice electrician in a generating...

    • Trevor Neumeier, Enbridge Pipelines
      “The instructor was very knowledgeable and personable; Ed Rideout is one of the best instructors I have ever taken a course from.”
    • David Workun, Syncrude Canada
      "Poor knowledge of great hockey teams:) However, great knowledge of electricity and very fine tuned method of relaying that knowledge."
    • Joe Van Niekerk, Suncor
      "Ed Rideout is an excellent instructor with a lot of actual hands-on experience. Top guy – top course work, material was clear and relevant."
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  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience
    39

    Jim Roberts brings over 34 years of experience in the electrical field. A graduate from the Georgian College Electrical Engineering program, he started his career at Toronto Hydro Electrical Systems as a High Voltage Underground Cable Fault Technician then proceeded to Toronto Transit Commission where he obtained his red seal 309A electrical license and became a Maintenance/Construction Electrician...

    • Shaun Filson, SaskPower
      “Jim presented the material in an easy-to-follow manner. Course content was informative and will be very useful in the place where I work. Overall, definitely worth taking.”
    • Luigi Marchesi, Toronto Transit Commission
      “Great job, Jim goes through material in a clear understanding way. Jim was very thorough with both arc flash and high voltage material.”
    • Connie Oglivie, Lambton Kent DSB
      Good course, good resource materials, valuable networking.
    See Jim Roberts CV
  • Fred Tanguay

    Years of Experience
    41

    With 30+ years of knowledge and experience gained from working in a variety of areas including power apparatus maintenance and commissioning, power engineering and design as well as training seminars for industrial and utility clients, Fred has a lot to offer students. In addition to an in-depth background in these areas, Fred also has qualifications in the following: - Occupational Health & Safety...

    • Ron Kitchen, Syncrude Canada
      “Fred is extremely knowledgeable and willing to explain anything. He explains very well, is very amicable and very safety conscience. I enjoyed the course immensely and will be able to apply some of the aspects to my job.”
    • Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada
      Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.
    • Colin Pevie, Syncrude Canada
      “Fred is awesome, good natured and very knowledgeable.”
    See Fred Tanguay CV
  • Alain Tremblay

    Years of Experience
    52

    Alain Tremblay is an electrical engineer with over 31 years of experience. He is fluent in both French and English and can instruct courses in both languages. He is a consultant on electrical power systems and preventative maintenance such as infrared thermography, transformer oil and gas analysis, electrical course and job supervision. Alain graduated from Laval University in Quebec with a Bachelor...

     
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  • Terry Yonkheym

    Years of Experience
    57

    Terry Yonkheym brings over 28 years experience in training and practical electrical maintenance to Canada Training Group's electrical, safety and high voltage programs. Terry's extensive service record for Ontario Hydro began as a Power Maintenance Electrician Apprentice, progressing through attaining the Inter-Provincial Construction and Maintenance Electrician's license, Journeyperson status and...

    • Doug de la Nuez, Ridley Terminals Inc.
      “Very informative course. Just the right about of fear instilled. Terry is a very good instructor who explains clearly, consciously. He is interested in the material and as a result he is enthusiastic and genuinely interested in you learning the material. Very good course and well taught. Thanks.”
    • Barry Mills, City of Ottawa
      “Terry was knowledgeable. The course was at a nice steady pace. Terry explained each lab very clearly and it was very hands-on.”
    • Geeta Nagpal, Syncrude Canada
      "The instructor, Terry Yonkheym is highly experienced and knowledgeable."
    See Terry Yonkheym CV
  • “Demonstrated excellent knowledge of safety, especially electrical. Was able to pass the knowledge on in an understandable manner.”

    Brian Thomas, Vari-Form Inc.
  • “An eye opener to the potential risk associated with electricity.”

    Clayton Reeve, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • "This course gave me a very firm understanding of the hazards of electricity in regards to breakers and breaker boxes. It also gave me a better understanding of some of the PPE that you would be required to have when you work on or around this equipment. It was a good review of safety practices in regards...

    Rob Garez, Natural Resources Canada
  • “A very informative and interesting course. I'm glad I came. I learned a lot and feel I can work more safely through my apprenticeship with this course.”

    Kalen Dyck, West Fraser
  • “Good refresher and new info on the changes to the Z462-15. The instructor was knowledgeable and presented the information smoothly.”

    Troy Barton, DND
  • “This course was very descriptive and pin pointed all the safety involved with arc flashes. The course really makes you think about what you are doing when working on energized equipment and knowing all the risks involved. I will take what I’ve learnt in this course and apply it immediately in the...

    Brandon Cronk, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful. He provided a lot of examples in class, which are very close to our daily operation. From the class, I got clarification of what electrical safety should be and how to protect myself if I need to perform an electrical field job.”

    Gang Eric Liu, Samco Machinery
  • "Great course!! Lots of information that I can use on the job. It gave me a new perspective/respect for the type of work environment that I'm in everyday."

    Tony Beaver, Canrig Canada
  • "I found the course to be very educational and a huge eye opener on the potential risks involved with working on low voltage electrical systems."

    David Thompson, Connors Bros. Ltd.
  • “Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

    Edward, DND
  • “I found the course/instructor to help answer my questions concerning standards and offered guidance to grow our plants current plant.”

    Alison Flynn, Farnell Packaging Ltd.
  • “I really enjoyed the instructor and his teaching style. He had a very good grasp of the subject and the material and explained everything very well.”

    Loren Resler, Department of National Defence
  • "I thought this was a great course. Ed Rideout was very thorough and knowledgeable. This was my first Arc Flash training in approximately 15 years in the trade and this was great to have obtained this knowledge. I would recommend this course to anyone. Thanks."

    Steven Clarke, Halifax International Airport
  • “Instructor was outstanding…I highly recommend it.”

    Terry Fahey, Fahey Electric
  • “The course was a real eye opener to what hazards we work with and around our daily lives. Have respect for electricity. I learned a lot.”

    Henry Bartsch, Triple E Canada
  • This course was an eye opening day. Practices that I have done in the past will be reviewed as I realize now the safety hazards that exist when a person does not use the appropriate PPE and when you do not give electricity the respect that it deserves. I will take a few rules away from this course that...

    Bob Austin, Wingham & District Hospital
  • “Great course, a lot of valuable information and safety tips. Good information on responsibilities of management and employees.”

    Dave Mosher, P&H Milling
  • This course was very informative and provided me with a wealth of knowledge to do my job safer and to minimize the risk of being exposed to an Arc Flash. I would like to recommend the use of more extensive PPE for electricians who have the potential of being exposed to an Arc Flash. The instructor provided...

    Michael Disso, Canrig Canada
  • "The course was informative and was delivered in an engaging manner. The information gained from the course can be directly applied to my work place and the maintenance that I perform."

    Tyler Gregory, PTI Group
  • “Fun, but extremely informative. He grasped the importance and seriousness of arc flash.”

    Paolo Lastimosa, DND
  • “Great course, full of information that many of us did not want know or even think about prior. Good course to take for work as well as regular day life. The instructor, Dave Smith was very good at delivering the material and keeping the attention of the group. The course had real life examples with...

    Nathan Taylor, Pembina Pipelines
  • “The instructor did an excellent job; with a great knowledge level of the subject matter with plenty of experience to add to his credibility.”

    Shawn Kathol, Dyno Nobel Canada
  • “Course instructor made it interactive and fun for non-electrical employees. He was well-informed with his information, and I left the course with what I intended to leave with.”

    Shawn Molnar, Grain Millers Canada
  • “Informative, good guidelines to start evaluating our requirements. Good resources and recommendations provided during the training course. Overall, a good training course.”

    Norwin Abedin, Weetabix of Canada
  • The Arc Flash Low Voltage Safety course was great. It opened my eyes to a lot of potential hazards that we work with everyday & take for granted. I will definitely work on my safe work practices and change a couple of my habits from bad ones to good ones. I will trust the equipment a little less and...

    Tim Hauck, Ainsworth Lumber
  • “The instructor was informative and made a dry topic entertaining as well as informative. Visual tools were well presented and definitely helped to drive the point home. Good job, well done.”

    Robert tenHaaft, PCL Energy
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable of the course content. He kept it moving along well and made it interesting and very good instruction. Course was good and I have gained knowledge on how to protect myself when working around electrical equipment.”

    Ed Konas, Pembina Pipelines
  • “This was a very good course. It was informative and easy to listen to, made me understand the potential and danger of an Arc Flash.”

    Shawn Chapchuk, West Fraser
  • “Instructor was very knowledgeable and he kept the class interesting. I felt like I walked out with a real better understanding of the safety requirements and my requirements as an employee in arc flash safety preparation in the workplace.”

    Matt Savitsky, Western Electrical Management
  • "Good visual presentation with lots of pictures and videos of what arc flash can actually cause. Definitely will raise awareness."

    Kevin Landry, RJV Gas Field Services - Scada
  • “Good! This information will help us develop the arc flash program for our site.”

    Pat Pasanen, West Fraser
  • "I feel this course was very important and informative to be aware of the serious dangers of arc flash potential. And the steps we need to take to avoid or minimize the dangers and injuries."

    Ryan Hanrahan, ICS State
  • “I found the information in the course to be very informative/beneficial to further advance my education and understanding of the potential hazards of arc flash potential, ways to safely conduct work and protect myself, now and in future endeavors for the rest of my career in the electrical industry...

    Travis Shewchuk, PCL Energy
  • “The course provided useful information towards tasks that I would be performing in my job. It also gave me information on how to protect myself and others.”

    Chad Fisher, Compass Compression
  • “I found this program quite informative and extremely useful. It definitely opened my eyes to arc hazards and attention to safety.”

    Dale Dulaba, Black and McDonald
  • “The course was very well laid out, with very experienced instruction. I have taken the course with other training facilities and this has been the best so far.”

    Greg Wanner, PCL Energy
  • "The instructor, Dave Smith was a pleasure to listen to. He was very knowledgeable about all areas and had personal stories which were great to hear. As well he was very prepared with videos and PPE. I definitely am walking away from this course with the knowledge of certain things electrical. However...

    Clark Drury, City of Lloydminster
  • “Life saving and very informative.”

    Reuben Delorme, Pembina Pipeline
  • “Instructor was clear and interesting. The course was very helpful for me in my position of plant maintenance.”

    Cory Roberts, Expocrete
  • “I took away a lot from this course. The instructor was very clean and to the point. I feel more safe and informed.”

    Dan Mattin, Town of Whitby
  • “This course and the instructor were both very helpful and the course I believe will help out the department.”

    Todd Purdy, Compass Compression
  • "This course opened my eyes to the effects of and arc flash and I hope to carry this insight into my work place."

    James Essery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “The instructor was great and the course should be taken by everyone in the electrical field. The instructor and the course gives a real feel of how bad an arc flash can be and gives the worker a real eye opener.”

    Greg Brown, Phazer Electric
  • “The instructor did a very good job. Has a good understanding of the material and could relate a lot of it to previous work. The course covers pretty much everything you need for understanding safe work practices. It gives you awareness of possible situations and how to prevent accidents.”

    Allan Wenaas, Impact Energy Service
  • “Very well informed and knowledgeable about topics covered in the course. The course was well planned and would recommend to coworkers.”

    Jeff Bird, DND
  • “This course was very clear and concise about arc flash safety. The video examples and pictures made it very clear on how powerful an arc flash can be. Clear instruction was given on proper PPE and how to energize equipment.

    Chris Mott, High Line Electrical
  • " Course was very thorough and the instructor seemed very knowledgeable. I definitely know more about this now that I have taken this course."

    Jonathan MacDonald, Master Packaging
  • “The instructor interacted well with the group and was clear and knowledgeable with the course. I came out of the course with a better understanding of arc flash dangers and prevention.”

    Doug Robertson, West Fraser Lumber
  • “The instructor Dave Neal is extremely knowledgeable and easy to follow. Great material and communication skills, this course is definitely one of the “must take” for technical personnel.”

    Ivan Melnikov, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “The instructor is well prepared and material he presented was organized. This course educated us a lot about arc flash effects. Thanks”

    Kais Abdulmawjood, Texas A&M University
  • "Great job. I learnt lots of useful safety information. I will feel more comfortable in 600V situations and dealing with breakers."

    Doug McKinnon, AK Brown Refrigeration
  • “The course was presented in a professional manner. Information was explained very well. The course allowed me to re-think some situations I had been in and I think I would do some of the past tasks much safer. I think talking about potential situations will keep workers more aware and safer.”

    Robert Collins, PTI Group
  • “This course was informative. The instructor is very good in keeping people engaged. I would improve this course by adding more training aids and by doing scenario analysis. Maximum group discussions are always valuable.”

    Jamey Kennell, RCAS
  • “Great program, I learned a lot. Good material. Helps me with managing electrical safety programs. Thanks.”

    Alex Forbes, Dana Holding Corp
  • "The training was very informative. It was good to see videos on the actual actions that can occur due to Arc Flashes. I believe this provided proper information to ensure I will be able to prepare and properly handle situations dealing with the potential for Arc Flashes."

    Megan Kennedy, Rolls - Royce Limited
  • "Very well presented course. As a non-electrician, I found it fairly straight forward. The instructor, Dave Neal brought personal experience into the mix, which improved the learning environment."

    Chris Bunting, PTI Group
  • "I enjoyed the course. The instructor, Ross Dion, was very knowledgeable and explained everything very well. Almost 85% of the course I was not aware of and I took home a lot of knowledge that I can use on the job and also relay to fellow electricians."

    Fred Boldt, Renfrew Victoria Hospital
  • “The instructor was well informed and prepared and up to date with changes in the regulations. He was able to explain and share experiences working as an electrician.”

    Orville Wright, Manning Forest Products
  • “The instructor was great, very informative and thorough. I appreciate the information. The course material is great and I recommend myself and co-workers repeat this course yearly.”

    Jamie Clement, Tundra Process Solutions
  • "I was able to gain more knowledge about arc flash clothing and their ratings. I also got a better understanding of the categories and what level of arc flash protection to wear."

    David Bonnell, Filter Boxx
  • “Course was very informative, specifically about arc flash. Good to know the CSA standard and where to find category & PPE information for future use.”

    Scott Prevost, Regal Beloit Canada
  • “The course material covers the essentials. The method of the course presentation seems to make it easy to remember all pertinent information then came celebration of learning time, very easy, and very informative course.”

    Tony Torrensan, West Fraser Lumber
  • “The course was well taught. As a student with little knowledge of the topic, I found the course content very useful. Great videos and examples.”

    Kaylin MacKenzie, SNC Lavalin
  • “In the course today we had Jim Roberts as an instructor. He was very knowledgeable with electrical technology and the workings of equipment in all aspects of the electrical trade. His evaluation of arc flash training and shock prevention was straight forward and to the point, I hope to use it in the...

    Cameron Doig, Sundre Forest Products
  • “10 out of 10. Great real examples. The instructor was able to talk to us at varying levels of experience with electricity.”

    Wayne Naykalyk, Weetabix of Canada
  • "Informative course, definitely opend my eyes & will help me to apply safety to working situations."

    Ryan Kozubski, Nabors Drilling
  • “The course was enlightening to me. It gave me food for thought and a new view of hazards and risks in the safe use of electricity. The instructor, Ross Dion kept the class moving, no dull moments and a good level of assistance to me, as I’m not a trained electrician.”

    Irv Slager, Tenaris
  • “Good refresher and a reminder of the hazards we deal with on a daily basis. Instructor was knowledgeable and informative. Recommended for all electrical trade workers to give perspective on the potential risks in our field.”

    Rich Besinger, Tolko Industries Ltd.
  • “The instructor has an excellent knowledge of what he is teaching. He was able to give many examples from real world situations he has encountered throughout his career.”

    Philip Nickerson, SNC Lavalin
  • “Good training to show arc flash hazards and properly mitigate the dangers.”

    Steve Morrison, Grain Millers Canada
  • “Very well presented. Well-paced and kept flowing with a good mix of protected experience to reflect on the course content. I enjoyed both the content and delivery.”

    Mike Morrison, SNC Lavalin
  • "The presentation of this course was very good and the instructor was well spoken. I was not bored or distracted. This was one of the better courses I have taken, it was eye opening and had good safety practices and procedures. I learned a great deal from this training course."

    Grant Friesen, Birchcliff Energy
  • A real course, very interesting and helpful. I would definitely recommend it.

    Jason Weiler, Regal Beloit Canada
  • "I liked this course and believe it was worthwhile. I already had a respect for electricity but now I have even more. I found the instructor, Dave Smith to be very knowledgeable and easily taught the course so everyone could follow along. I would recommend this course to others."

    Morgan Bancroft, City of Lloydminster
  • “Very informative, good instruction, straight forward, I actually enjoyed this course, didn’t fall asleep and drool on myself.”

    Thomas Bowmann PTI Group,
  • “Course training was very helpful. Keeping in mind that safety comes first, I would rate this course as a 5.”

    Eduart Duhanxhiu, Samco Machinery
  • “Hands on, practical exercises, very valuable, gives a good understanding of the standard.”

    Dan Plant, Lowe, Gravelle and Associates
  • “The instructor uses real life experiences. Everyone in the class enjoyed the course. I don`t mind going again or recommend any electrical personnel.”

    Rashid Dahir, PCL Energy
  • "Highly recommended!"

    James Gregoire, Boeing
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable and his personal stories made it more personal. I liked the multiple videos; it showed what can happen to someone when things go wrong. This course opens a guy’s eyes about his own safety.”

    Darcy Bernat, Louis Dreyfus Commodities
  • I found that the course was very informative and interesting. I learnt a lot about the potential dangers involved with the electrical side of the work environment that myself and co-workers are around every day on a daily basis.”

    Martin DesRoches, Pembina Pipelines
  • “Absolutely great course, instructor was great and he taught me about what arc flashes are and how to protect myself and how to prevent arc flash.”

    Aaron Budjak, Pembina Pipelines
  • “Instructor was very knowledgeable, he educated us very well about the dangers related to High Voltage work and it was very useful for me.”

    Mike Akbari, Technical Closures Centre
  • "It was an eye opener to see what could really happen in arc flashes and the injuries they cause and the little bit of a flash to cause serious injury. The instructor, Ed Rideout was great and to the point."

    Allan Brown, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “You guys must take this course for your own safety. The instructor, Ross Dion is very competent and interesting. (He is an electrician with much experience)

    Bryan Jacobsen, Tolko Industries
  • “This was an excellent course. The material really put hazards into perspective. The experience and real life examples made the instructor creditable. The course made me feel that I can do my job safer in the future and see where I can learn from my mistakes from the past.”

    Ben Cooper, Fisheries & Oceans – Canadian Coast Guard
  • “The instructor definitely knows the subject material and is more than capable of sharing the material, along with lots of practical experiences. His experiences and videos leave a strong impact and make you think what could happen. Arc flash, PPE, and the minimum requirements.”

    Michael Raynard, Acadian Seaplants Ltd
  • “The instructor is very up to date on “arc flash”. The information was very interesting and most of all knowledgeable. I will be changing a few of my own procedures in the electrical field.”

    Andrew Wilkinson, Impact Energy Service
  • "The instructor, Dave Neal was very knowledgeable and thorough with the explanation of the material. Everything was understood and all questions were answered. Very good and definitely recommend to other companies.

    Harley Spence, Alberta Plywood
  • “This course is extremely helpful. It is one of the most fantastic courses that I have ever had. The instructor is very knowledgeable and has good training skills.”

    Daniel Wu, Weetabix of Canada
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable. He did a good job of keeping the pace up. I liked the videos. The course was definitely an eye opener.”

    Devin, Karlstrom, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “The course was very informative and worth attending. The material was dry but presented in such a way that one didn’t notice it.”

    Chris Johnson, Department of National Defence
  • “Very knowledgeable. Kept things upbeat, making the training experience enjoyable, as safety training generally is rather boring. He answered every one of my questions, as I am only a planner, not a technician. I understood everything I was taught, gained a significant amount of useful knowledge regarding...

    Jasmine Lelani, Dana Holding Corp
  • “Good presentation. I gained a clearer understanding of the dangers working with electricity and the need to purchase the proper PPE for my job. This course showed me that the dangers are greater than I realized and will no longer be ignored.”

    Gary Nichols, CNRL
  • “The instructor is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the information he is delivering in his presentation. Well laid out but, but does not boarder on information overload. All in all a solid learning experience.”

    Nick Dunstan, City of Lloydminster
  • “Even though I've taken the course before, it did remind me of some of the things I'd forgotten. I also learned new rules and standards that are now in place. The instructor was well organized and answered all questions.”

    William Nicolay, West Fraser Lumber
  • "This course covered safety aspects for low voltage operations and dangers associated with electricity in general. The importance of safety equipment and apparel and the knowledge to know what a person is dealing with and necessary precautions required."

    Anthony Backs, TransCanada Gas Storage
  • “Very helpful and well taught I stayed intrigued throughout the course. I will have some more ideas on being safe while I’m at the job site. The instructor was very knowledgeable with topics.”

    Ty Gullickson, CNRL
  • “Excellent instructor, good examples to explain concepts, excellent course knowledge, good practical experiences and lots of good practical knowledge to take home.”

    Mark Schweitzer, SNC Lavalin
Day 1
Start Time, Introduction 08:00 - 10:00 am
Morning Break 10:00 - 10:15 am
Class Time 10:15 - 12:00 pm
Lunch Time 12:00 - 01:00 pm
Class Time, Followed by Afternoon Break 01:00 - 03:00 pm
Class Time, End Time 03:15 - 04:30 pm
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