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
January 24 – 24, 2019 Dartmouth, NS OR19022 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 28 – 28, 2019 Oromocto, NB OR19020 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 7 – 7, 2019 Winnipeg, MB OR19028 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 11 – 11, 2019 St. John's, NL OR19030 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 11 – 11, 2019 Edmonton, AB OR19026 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 21 – 21, 2019 Saskatoon, SK OR19034 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 21 – 21, 2019 Sarnia, ON OR19036 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 25 – 25, 2019 Richmond, BC OR19032 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
March 4 – 4, 2019 Hamilton, ON OR19038 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
March 7 – 7, 2019 Kitchener, ON OR19040 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Ben Vander Roest, Atlantic Windows
    “A must take and a great reminder for others.”
  • Chris Matweow, L & M Wood Products
    "The instructor, Terry Yonkheym went through material in a timely and efficient manner. I stayed engaged the entire course and it covered all topics relevant to me."
  • Travis Manchur, Finning
    "The course was very good, I appreciated the real world examples and videos. It gave us a good appreciation & understanding of the risks of Arc Flash on workers and management. Also, gave us the background to judge the severity of risk of systems & the methods to protect employees."
  • Rob Garez, Natural Resources Canada
    "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...
  • Kevin Perley, Department of National Defence
    “The instructor was very knowledgeable and related the subject material naturally and easily. He related the subject material to his past professional experience which greatly contributed to ease of learning and most likely retention.”

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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July 8 – 8, 2019 Edmonton, AB Accutech Rentals Ltd. OR19131 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...

    • Matt Legge, Syncrude Canada
      Dave is very knowledgeable. He has interesting stories and gets the information through to you very easily.
    • Lloyd Johnson, City of Lloydminster
      "I found the instructor, Dave Smith very informative and knowledgeable about the subject matter. He used greater visual and verbal examples explaining the course material."
    • Will J, Ainsworth
      "Good instruction Dave. Candid conversations kept the day awake and interesting. Touching on more than just arc flash but electrical safety."
    See Dave Smith CV
  • 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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  • 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 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...

    • S A Bourque, Nortown Electrical Contractors
      “I found Dave to be knowledgeable in regards to trade practice and the potential hazards associated with them. He was able to articulate pertinent points in a clear concise manner and with personality. The course was all in all; valuable and informative.”
    • Tim Warren, Canexus Chemicals Corp.
      “Dave Neal had an extremely good way of making the material easy to understand. His work experience made him extremely credible.”
    • Mike Moura, Inter Pipeline Ltd
      “Dave was a very good instructor, very knowledgeable. I enjoyed this class.”
    See Dave Neal CV
  • 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...

    • Jen Furrow, McCain Foods Canada
      “Ed was a great presenter! He was very knowledgeable and able to keep everyone’s attention, I really appreciated that.”
    • Rob Clellend, Department of National Defence
      “The instructor showed a great knowledge of the subject matter. And thorough experience in the industry, was able to answer all questions and promote class discussions.”
    • Bob MacMillan, Rolls - Royce Limited
      "Ed Rideout is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He communicates the subject matter clearly and has many personal experiences to get his point across and makes it interesting."
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • 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...

    • Kevin Archambault, Canadian Coast Guard
      “Jim was very informative. He also brought a lot of experience to the course. He was able to relate with what we do on a regular basis.”
    • Bernice O'Neil, Lambton Kent DSB
      Excellent course, full of need to know current info.
    • 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.”
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  • 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...

    • Karalee Krekosk, Syncrude Canada
      These instructors are very knowledgeable. I wish that they were either 1) my journeymen in my apprentice years or 2) my electrical instructors for years 1-4. I feel like I could ask them anything electrical related and that they could deliver the correct answer, explained in terms anyone would understand.
    • David Alaga, Modern Niagara
      "The instructor Fred is very knowledgeable of the subject and provided relevant and real-world examples."
    • Tony Fiore, Phazer Electric
      “Fred was a great instructor; he had his audience of students very involved. His knowledge of the electrical field was very, very up to date. I enjoyed his techniques. Great instructor and job well done.”
    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...

    • Dana Hawryliw, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
      “Terry was very knowledgeable and lots of experience. He was able to give detailed examples of applications. Terry kept things interesting and upbeat, everyone got involved in discussions. A+”
    • Chris Fiddler, Shell
      “Terry was very effective with the method of teaching. He would help me focus without giving me any of the answers, which helped me feel successful when I completed a challenge. The course gave me many tools and a system for trouble shooting. I think this was a perfect time in my career for this training...
    • G. Armstead, Co-Op Refinery Complex
      "Terry was excellent. He planned out days effectively and taught in an understanding method. I enjoyed learning under his guidance."
    See Terry Yonkheym CV
  • "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
  • “This course was very informative. It focuses a lot on safety work practices which is very valuable. The instructor was very knowledgeable and informative.”

    Tony DeViller, Department of National Defence
  • "I gained a lot of information about the equipment that we need in order to work safe. I learnt about different ways to prepare for electrical jobs (ie: informing someone what to do if you get into trouble and also to know your surroundings)"

    Glenn McInnis, Master-Packaging Inc.
  • "This was a good reminder of how quickly accidents can happen and how important it is wearing PPE when performing electrical tasks."

    Dave Papetti, SNC Lavalin O & M
  • “Very clear and good knowledge on practices and what can happen if no care is taken.”

    Kyle R, Frontier Power Products
  • “The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable in the subject matter and his prior experience in the electrical field lends credibility to the course. Subject matter was tailored to suit our sites needs best and it was amongst the best courses I’ve taken.”

    Brian, Pemibina Pipelines
  • “Very informative, interesting new legislation. The instructor was very knowledgeable and had field experience. See you in three years.”

    Pat Lindsay, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “The course was outstanding. The instructor was top class, knew his material, very informative, loads of useful information, will change now how I approach the future work.”

    Logan Davis, DND
  • “The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”

    Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
  • “Very informative and eye-opening to anyone that doesn't know about arc flash.”

    Clayton Larson, SaskPower
  • “This course was great, it’s geared in such a way that a non-electrician (me) is comfortable and understands the content. I took notes of 8-10 “ah-ha” moments today, things I can take with me and apply to our safety program. There was lots of value in that for me. I would certainly take the course...

    Jen Furrow, McCain Foods Canada
  • "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
  • “I found this course to be very informative. The course was very balanced with personal stories and media use. The instructor was very knowledgeable and explained things very well. This course has stressed the importance of my job and made me realize the dangers are real. Going forward, I will do things...

    Kent Worthington, Grain Millers Canada
  • “The course was easy to follow and informative. The instructor was clear and concise. I know I have a better understanding of the hazards associated with Arc Flash and the PPE and procedures in place to deal with them.”

    Thomas Merkel, Inter Pipeline Fund
  • “Very good course to keep me informed of proper ways to work in the electrical field.” Kristen Woitas, Apperley Electric

    Kristen Woitas, Apperley Electric
  • “Great course, great instructor, learned to respect electricity.”

    Ed Owen, LP Golden
  • “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 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
  • “Very informative course for the non-electrical electrician employees like myself. Educating us on safety while operating and being around major electrical components. Instructor was easy to understand, knowledgeable and kept us awake.”

    Garett Beres, Grain Millers Canada
  • "Ed Rideout was an excellent instructor, well spoken and knowledgeable. Personally, I learnt a lot from this course and I will be safer for taking it."

    Paul Woodman, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “I found the course very informative and the way the instructor was able to pass the information in a way all could understand was well done. I learnt a lot of new items on arc flash that was unknown before.”

    M Lange, Graymont
  • “The course was well planned and straight forward. The instructor’s use of videos and personal experience was useful to really enforce the dangers of arc flash.”

    Mark Hanlon, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • "Very informative course and identified many faults and bad habits that need to be corrected."

    Shawn Faith, Mott Manufacturing Ltd.
  • “Was a very knowledgeable course and very informative. Learnt a lot on how to keep safe and avoid injury. The instructor was well experienced and knew what he was talking about which made the course a lot more interesting from his stories.”

    Barry Clark, PCL Energy
  • “Very informative and eye opening to the dangers involved in electrical arc flash potential.”

    Doug Kinsey, Louisiana Pacific
  • "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
  • “A must take and a great reminder for others.”

    Ben Vander Roest, Atlantic Windows
  • 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
  • “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
  • “Excellent job, providing the basic information on Arc Flash Low Voltage Safety, with a mix of examples that are applicable to many different industries. The course was well paced with a good mix of media to keep everyone’s interest. Course instructor was very knowledgeable.”

    Natasha Chin, Kellogg Canada Inc.
  • “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
  • “Great knowledge, easy to speak with, opened my eyes to new and proper procedures.”

    Jeremy Benns, Weetabix of Canada
  • "Clear concise speaker with a definite interest in safety and passing on his considerable experiences in the field."

    Rob Buxton, Dunkley Lumber
  • “This course makes me aware how serious arc flash is in any trade and very fortunate to have the course presented in the manner of a simple understandable way for my learning habits.”

    Michael Herbertz, Highway Technology
  • “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.
  • “Very knowledgeable and I have taken away a lot of useful information that I will use at work.”

    Ian Witruk, Town of Whitby
  • “The instructor was very good at making the course relevant to our actual work environment. Had enough shock factors to get us to take the content of the course seriously.”

    Kelly Murrant, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • “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.
  • “Great instructor and great information. Although disturbing, I enjoyed the videos and pictures of the real life accidents. They really hit home on the possibility of injury.”

    Tim Jackson, NS Health
  • “I think the course was very helpful. I now feel more confident in potentially dangerous electrical situations. The instructor was great and we had a good pizza lunch. I can’t wait to apply what I learnt in the field.” Tyson Falle, Prodigy Tech Group Inc. “Training was good. Lots had changed...

    Paul Saltel, Apperley Electric
  • "This course should be taken by all employees to make all trades aware of the hazards that exist. All companies safety personnel should also take part in this course. The instructor, Ed Rideout was a great presenter who really knew his stuff through experience and knowledge.

    Zach Keeping, Halifax Stanfield International Airport
  • “This course was a great way of convincing people to take precautions and work safely.”

    Kyle Hughes, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “The course was very informative. I received lots of information on the proper PPE to wear and when. Our instructor; Ross Dion was funny and personable. Great Course!”

    Emily Dinn, PTI Group
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable in the course material. Lots of information on the course. Safety is a very high topic. Interesting points of view on how arc flash works at industrial sites. Answered all questions about many of the course topics.”

    Doug Dort, DSM Nutritional Products
  • “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
  • “Instructor was clear and interesting. The course was very helpful for me in my position of plant maintenance.”

    Cory Roberts, Expocrete
  • "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
  • "The instructor was very good and the arcflash information was valuable. Recommended"

    D. Wall, Supervisor, Graymont Aggregates
  • “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
  • “I found the course very helpful and I now have a different outlook on the electrical trade. Being an electrician I was unaware that so many different things can happen.”

    Chris Zarowny, Pembina Pipeline
  • “Arc flash training made me more aware of the hazards in my job. Good information, well presented and nobody fell asleep. Should be able to do my job more effectively and safely.”

    Ray Sander, LP Golden
  • "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 was very informative, straight to the point and very worthwhile.”

    Chris Layes, Pembina Pipelines
  • “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
  • “This course and the instructor were both very helpful and the course I believe will help out the department.”

    Todd Purdy, Compass Compression
  • “Great course, it opened my eyes to Electrical. Does not really apply to me all that much but enjoyed learning about the dangers I did not realize.”

    Rob Magee, Middlesex Hospital Alliance
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable of the subject material. The course was extremely informative and full of content that I was unaware of.”

    Kyle Williams, DND
  • “Hands on, practical exercises, very valuable, gives a good understanding of the standard.”

    Dan Plant, Lowe, Gravelle and Associates
  • "The instructor, Terry Yonkheym went through material in a timely and efficient manner. I stayed engaged the entire course and it covered all topics relevant to me."

    Chris Matweow, L & M Wood Products
  • “Wow! In for 34 years as an electrician, I have been really lucky. This was an excellent and informative course. I’m going to recommend it to a few guys.”

    Dirk Klein, PTI
  • "This course was top notch. Very well presented, I would recommend to all my co-workers."

    Roland Ford, City of Charlottetown
  • “The course explained causes of arc flash and necessity of PPE and the instructor explained these effectively. Videos scared the crap out of me.”

    L Valente, Vari-Form Inc.
  • "The course was very good, I appreciated the real world examples and videos. It gave us a good appreciation & understanding of the risks of Arc Flash on workers and management. Also, gave us the background to judge the severity of risk of systems & the methods to protect employees."

    Travis Manchur, Finning
  • "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
  • “Very well instructed and presented, I feel more safe working in panels etc.”

    Tom Whalen, Graphic Packaging international
  • “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
  • “Good training to show arc flash hazards and properly mitigate the dangers.”

    Steve Morrison, Grain Millers Canada
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable about the course. He explained everything in clear detail and with examples. He explained the proper use of PPE and as well as working safely in electrical systems.”

    Ordiquio Canizo, Celestica
  • “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
  • “I’ve personally taken a lot from this course. It has taught me to take nothing for granted and not to take short cuts.”

    Mike Gavros, Nortown Electrical Contractors
  • "This has been the best hazard training course that I have taken. If you work around electrical you need to take this course."

    Nick Mills, Revere Plastics Systems Inc.
  • “Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”

    Bruce Parr, West Fraser Lumber
  • “The course was very informative, I learnt quite a bit about arc flash, the safety gear involved and the proper procedures involved. The instructor was great and made the material entertaining as well as educational.”

    Justin Pyper, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable and able to answer any questions from the group. Very good learning and understanding was received by the group on a basic Arc Flash awareness. I think I will look closer at equipment and protecting myself before conducting work.”

    Derek Arberry, CNRL
  • “I felt the course was very informative and contained lots of safety tips and visuals. Presentation by the instructor was outstanding, but some of the info was beyond the scope of what I felt an electrician should know. I learned some useful tips and it honed my safety awareness to perform my work...

    D Clements, DND
  • “This course was an introduction to arc flash safety and was focused on showing some of the consequences and real world incidents that can occur. The instructor was easy to understand and showed some interesting examples and videos.”

    Wade Dolton, Canadian Light Source
  • "This course was definitely valuable and applicable in relation to employment at the Waste Water Plant. It provided excellent guidance in terms of PPE and operating practices in order to ensure a safe work environment, while encountering both low and high voltage equipment. The instructor, Dave Smith...

    Sandra Brunton, City of Lloydminster
  • “An eye opener to the potential risk associated with electricity.”

    Clayton Reeve, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “The course was well presented. I appreciated the knowledge and experience of the instructor. Co-workers were fully engaged in discussions with the instructor.”

    Craig Chapman, Fisheries & Oceans Canadian Coast Guard
  • “Very informative; useful. Very well-instructed and I enjoyed the learning environment and teaching methods, as well as the materials.”

    Grant McCullum, Grain Millers Canada
  • “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

    Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
  • “Great attitude, hard-hitting slides, useful information, willing to step up and answer questions, and very helpful.”

    Kyle Bell, Dana Holding Corp
  • “Good information, well presented. Will benefit the company in updating our current electrical procedures.”

    Chris Maxwell, J.B. Webb
  • “He is very knowledgeable and explains things perfectly. I've learned that when I'm working on any electrical to make sure it's safe and always wear PPE, if required. Always use common sense.”

    Henry Friesen, Triple E Canada
  • “I found the course to be informative and interesting to follow. I now see the importance of PPE for flash protection. Now we have to work on proper implementation.”

    E Farquhar, J.B. Webb
  • “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
  • “The instructor was knowledgeable; course flow was good and a mix of practical experience and information.”

    Tom McKay, EPTCON Ltd.
  • “The instructor, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable and a vast amount of work related experience made the course interesting and informative.”

    Kevin MacDonald, PTI Group
  • “Excellent course. Brought new and current information to the students. Presentation was lively and interesting. Everyone took part. All questions asked by the students were answered clearly and concisely.”

    Phil McKenna, DND
  • "This course is as important for management as it is for people that actually work on the equipment. Understanding the need for safety process, PPE and the need to work without distraction will help me better manage my employees."

    Warren Liick, Sasktel
  • “The teacher did a really good job. I appreciated it and I’d strongly recommend to my co-workers.”

    Jim Li, Katlyn Technical Services
  • "Very good course. It opens up a lot of questions, but shows the dangers in a realistic way of what can happen to us in a split second while doing the work we do daily. Ed Rideout did a really good job in presenting the information."

    John MacInnis, ICS State
  • “Probably the best training so far I have had.”

    Dragan Lucic, Phazer Electric
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable and related the subject material naturally and easily. He related the subject material to his past professional experience which greatly contributed to ease of learning and most likely retention.”

    Kevin Perley, Department of National Defence
  • “Very informative for trained electricians and qualified persons alike. The instructor had no trouble with answering any questions. Excellent job.”

    Scott Billard, KTH Shelburne
  • "Good presentation, many facts and unbiased information. I learnt a great deal on Arc Flash and related safety."

    Keith Allain, Master Packaging
  • "The duration of the whole course was very well organized. Terry Yonkheym spent the right amount of time at the right times. I feel a lot more comfortable with this topic now. Great Instructor.

    "Cam Simkins, L & M Wood Products
  • "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
  • “This was an excellent informative class well-presented worthwhile and enjoyable and lots of great information.”

    Tyler Doubt, Powell River General Hospital
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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