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This one-day course is designed for workers responsible for electrical systems and needing certification in the CSA Z462-21 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

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  • Ryan Hanrahan, ICS State
    "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."
  • Raymond Bryant, PTI Group
    "This was an informative, relaxed course which welcomed questions, experiences and discussions on electrical dangers, work environments and solutions. The instructor Dave Neal is an excellent, experienced instructor with a complete program."
  • Doug Kinsey, Louisiana Pacific
    “Very informative and eye opening to the dangers involved in electrical arc flash potential.”
  • Jamey Kennell, RCAS
    “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.”
  • Charlie Wilkins, DND CFB Gagetown
    “Very informative and eye opening to many of the known hazards, as well as some that are not as recognizable.”

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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  • Dave Smith

    Years of Experience
    47

    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...

    • Carla Young, Syncrude Canada
      "Very relaxed, informative and funny. Great instructor!!"
    • Jeff Simmons, Syncrude Canada
      "Dave did a good job during the presentation, stopping to talk about each area of discussion to make sure we understood everything."
    • Jody Payne, Canrig
      "I was impressed by the instructor, Dave's straight forward "down to earth" teaching style. He was able to keep the room attentive and involved. The training is essential for any employee working with or around any electrical equipment."
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  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    43

    Peter Waugh brings 43 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...

     
    • Greg Hogg, Pretium Resources
      "These 2 days of training have been by far the best training sessions I have been apart of. Peter did a great job of delivering information and aiming it to our needs here with Pretium. Thank you Peter."
    • Wes Palmer, Pretium Resources
      "Peter was very knowledgeable and explained things with precision and confidence."
    • Harrison Shin, Diamond Petrochemical
      Peter was enthusiastic and passionate about the topics he discussed. He provided great insight and was able to answer any questions the group had.
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  • Daniel Chartier

    Years of Experience
    31

    Daniel Chartier travaille comme ingénieur électrique depuis près de 30 ans, et est spécialisé en automatisation et contrôles. Il a travaillé dans des fonderies d'aluminium et les mines, dans l'emballage, les stations de pompage et dans la construction d'usines thermiques (District Cooling) au cours des ans. Il a été responsable du développement de formations de sécurité dans...

     
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      Daniel was great, very informative, and I appreciated all the real-world applications he took us through.
    • Billy Grigo, NorSask Forest Products
      Daniel was a good instructor. I found his anecdotes helpful in understanding the significance of the dangers of arc flash.
    • Cameron Dennis, Capital Power Corperation
      Daniel was an excellent instructor and knew what things to go into more detail about.
    See Daniel Chartier CV
  • Doug Baker

    Years of Experience
    46

    Doug brings over forty five years experience in the electrical industry, working for utility, utility contractors, engineering firm, and educational institute. Most recently finishing a career at NAIT as an instructor/academic chair (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) in Power Lineman, Power System Electrician, Electrician and Electrical Engineering Technology programs. He has constructed and...

     
    • Darren Gelineau, International Paper Company
      Doug had lots of hands-on experience in the field and was able to teach us tough examples that way.
    • Dave D'haese, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
      Doug is very educated as well as experienced.
    • Kevin Reid, West Fraser
      Doug did a fantastic job and explained all material as required. Very helpful and answered all questions.
    See Doug Baker CV
  • Wayne Jeffrey

    Years of Experience
    40

    Wayne brings 39 years of experience in the electrical and instrumentation industry. He is a master electrician and a journeyman instrument mechanic. He started in the early 80’s with a petroleum company in the Lloydminster area preforming maintenance duties. He then started and ran his own contracting company for 15 yrs. in Lloydminster. After he sold the company, he started working with a local...

     
    • Johnathan Gamble, Total Power
      Wayne did an awesome job making everything easy to understand, as the knowledge level for guys on the course varied greatly.
    • Adam LeChasseur, GCT Deltaport
      Wayne Jeffrey was by far the best instructor I've ever had in any electrical training session I've taken before.
    • Jeffrey Farrell, Canfor Pulp
      Wayne was well educated on the course material. He spoke clearly and responded well to student feedback.
    See Wayne Jeffrey CV
  • Dave Cox

    Years of Experience
    42

    Dave began his career in commercial high rises in Calgary. He then spent time working industrial oilfield maintenance electrical in Alberta followed by General Motors in Oshawa Ontario, Koch fertilizer and Husky Oil in Manitoba, Baffin Island at an iron ore mine and commissioning in the Alberta oildsands sector.Dave is also an avid whitewater rafting professional, and has served as a guide in Ontario...

     
    • Zach Berthier, Global Container Terminals
      Dave was very clear with instructions and helpful with problem-solving and fault finding.
    • Ryan Taylor, Global Container Group
      I found Dave very calm, professional, and patient.
    • Darrin Grone, Global Container Group
      Dave is very knowledgeable in the electrical department. His experience with GM has helped bridge the mechanical side.
    See Dave Cox CV
  • Richard Stickel

    Years of Experience
    33

    Richard Stickel worked at the Canfor Taylor Pulp Mill for 33 years. He has worked in operations, electrical and industrial instrumentation maintenance, construction in the oil and gas field and airport electrical construction. He holds dual journeyman certification as an electrician as well as an instrument mechanic. He is a 4th class power engineer.As a technician Richard was involved with construction...

     
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  • Paul Sherwood

    Years of Experience
    45

    44 years as an Industrial Maintenance Electrician in the U.K. And CanadaExperience in the engineering and manufacturing industries maintaining a wide variety of electrical equipmentWorked primarily in the Potash mining industry in Saskatchewan (32 years) At Potash held various roles, worked underground maintaining Electrical systems and equipment.Mill maintenance Electrician working on high, medium...

     
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  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience
    49

    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...

    • Kenneth Preston, Daishowa-Marubeni
      “Dave did a great job, he knew his material and related it to scenarios that applied to our plant. Great job!”
    • Ben Eisler, West Fraser Quesnel Plywood
      “Dave engaged us by including lots of questions in his discussions. It caused us to think or at least to create in our minds a place to pile the information that came next. We were not bored by a “I talk, you listen” type of presentation. It improved my appreciation for the dangers that can be...
    • Todd Bignold, Graymont
      “Dave was great, had tons of examples, videos were good and his knowledge on the material was very good.”
    See Dave Neal CV
  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    53

    Ed Rideout has been involved with the electrical field in many ways for nearly 52 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...

    • Ivan Holderness, Suncor
      "The instructor, Joe Kiceniuk was very knowledgeable, patient and helpful with all of the course content. Adequate time was always given and I felt free to ask questions. It was a great program all around. (How to Analytically Troubleshoot Electrical Systems)."
    • Eric Feader, TransGas
      “Ed is a very knowledgeable instructor with a wealth of troubleshooting experience. He kept everyone on task throughout the week to make sure all of the information was covered. It was nice to be challenged on some of the lab work and should prove valuable when I return to work.”
    • Joseph (Greg) Roland, Saipem Canada
      "I found the instructor; Ed Rideout to be very well versed in what he is striving to teach us. He is open and straight forward to questions asked and makes me feel "at ease" when asking them. He obviously knows this course and his electrical business."
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience
    42

    Jim Roberts brings over 41 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...

    • Mike Tomassetti, Toronto Transit Commission
      “Jim is great at his job and has taught me a lot of information on high voltage safety.”
    • Parry Arnell, West Fraser
      "Jim is excellent with providing real life examples to help explain the VFD/Motor Troubleshooting is important to maintaining a plant uptime."
    • Minyu Cai, Cummins
      Jim is experienced and explained the content well. He is also patient in answering questions.
    See Jim Roberts CV
  • It was a good course with all the valuable and important safety measures required while performing routine and non-routine tasks at work.

    Kunal Patel, Ball Corporation
  • “This course and the instructor were both very helpful and the course I believe will help out the department.”

    Todd Purdy, Compass Compression
  • “Well worth taking.”

    Glen Zawislak, Boeing
  • “Very educational, tons of experience and answered all questions. As an apprentice, I found this very helpful.”

    Dave Mattinson, PepsiCo Beverages Canada
  • “Really good course. Thanks for the information, lots of good info. Taking lots back to the electrical boys back in town.”

    Kevin Vig, Pembina Pipeline
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable. The training course was very good. That helped me a lot in my every day work. Thank you.”

    Alexander Suvorov, CBRE
  • “Very informative and well presented. I'd recommend it to anybody who works around electricity.”

    Jim Nolin, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “The instructor, Ross Dion was knowledgeable and kept the class moving at a good pace with plenty of information. He touched on all expectations and was informed on new legislation and updates.”

    Perry Turton, Prairie North Health Region
  • “The instructor did an outstanding job and I would recommend this to anyone. Course was very educational and helped me understand more about my safety and hazards to arc flash.”

    Mitch Walker, Pembina Pipelines
  • “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
  • “Great program, I learned a lot. Good material. Helps me with managing electrical safety programs. Thanks.”

    Alex Forbes, Dana Holding Corp
  • "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
  • "Excellent information!! There was a lot of information that I was not aware of. This will be helpful to me going forward as we develop our own Safe Work Procedures."

    David Payne, Waterous Power systems
  • “I really enjoyed the course material. I feel like I have learnt a lot that can be brought back and applied to my daily work routine. The videos and stories from the instructor were great.”

    Dave Maczko, Lanxess
  • “This course was very well presented, the material got my attention and the instructor was very informed and passionate with regards to the material.”

    Sincy Outhaivong, Granny’s Poultry Cooperative Ltd
  • "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
  • "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
  • An excellent course groomed to our specific needs.

    William Rex Glanville, Centers Gold
  • A real course, very interesting and helpful. I would definitely recommend it.

    Jason Weiler, Regal Beloit Canada
  • “This is a great course that I should have taken 14 years ago. I hope to create and support greater awareness of electrical issues on our own plant site. Thank You”

    Paul Busch, Pembina Pipeline
  • “It was very knowledgeable. It made me aware of many things I never thought about before.”

    Robert Llewellyn, Highliner Food Inc.
  • “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 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.
  • “This course was a great way of convincing people to take precautions and work safely.”

    Kyle Hughes, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “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 was an informative, relaxed course which welcomed questions, experiences and discussions on electrical dangers, work environments and solutions. The instructor Dave Neal is an excellent, experienced instructor with a complete program."

    Raymond Bryant, PTI Group
  • “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
  • “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

    Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
  • "This is the third time I have taken this course and this one was the best."

    Geoff Thistle, Nabors Drilling
  • “Very informative, good instruction, straight forward, I actually enjoyed this course, didn’t fall asleep and drool on myself.”

    Thomas Bowmann PTI Group,
  • “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
  • “Very knowledgeable and I have taken away a lot of useful information that I will use at work.”

    Ian Witruk, Town of Whitby
  • “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
  • “Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

    Edward, DND
  • The course was very educational and instructive. It taught me a lot of new stuff about electrical safety and arc flash ratings.

    Charles Anthony Patrick, Morgan Canada / Multivans Inc
  • "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
  • “Great course, great instructor, learned to respect electricity.”

    Ed Owen, LP Golden
  • This course was a good review of electrical hazards in the workplace. It made for good discussion and was relevant to company equipment.

    Taylor Charel, Diamond Petrochemical
  • "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
  • “This was an excellent course. The instructor Ross Dion was interesting, knowledgeable and dynamic. The course covered all information needed.”

    Tom Blake, Aquatera Utilities Inc.
  • “Very informative and eye opening to the dangers involved in electrical arc flash potential.”

    Doug Kinsey, Louisiana Pacific
  • "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
  • “This was an excellent course with good instruction. I’m a journeyman electrician for 35 years. I learnt a lot of information today. Thank you.”

    Mike Townsend, Town of Ajax
  • “I thought the instructor was very good, he was funny and kept things interesting. The course was an eye opener that I think we all needed with very important stuff to get you thinking. I think everyone enjoyed it.”

    Dean Knight, Middlesex Hospital Alliance
  • “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.
  • “Excellent, informative, challenging, relative, and exceptional.”

    Keith Kryviak, CDN Controls Ltd
  • "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
  • “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
  • The course was well put together and full of valuable information.

    Mason Galliah, Ball Packaging
  • “Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”

    Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “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
  • "This course was informative, it heightens awareness of the potential incidents that can happen and ways of protecting yourself. The instructor, Terry Yonkheym did a good job of getting subject matter across."

    Justin McKee, Northwest Equipment Ltd.
  • The instructor, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable, and presented the course material very well. He had the students involved and encouraged questions. I found the course material for the most part to be very interesting and will be helpful to me in my day to day work. I would recommend this course to...

    Ken Power, The Co-Operators
  • The course was very informative and clarified a couple of what-if scenarios for me.

    Peter Mccoppin, Galpower
  • The course was great for all levels of workers with little to lots of experience with great information presented with real-life examples. Relatable to what I do for work daily.

    Tyson Ingram, Emera NL
  • “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
  • “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
  • “This was an excellent informative class well-presented worthwhile and enjoyable and lots of great information.”

    Tyler Doubt, Powell River General Hospital
  • "Concepts were explained in a clear, understanding manner. The instructor, Dave Neal used life experiences to illustrate or focus on a topic which made it interesting. The course is good."

    Gary Honch, PTI Group
  • " 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, Ed Rideout was/is very knowledgeable on the subject. Material covered in a timely manner, questions from the students was encouraged. I would/will recommend this life saving course to others. Thank You."

    Blair Stewart, IBEW Local 1852
  • “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
  • “This was a very good course. Lots of good info, it brings the dangers of arc flash home.”

    Jeff MacEachen, Savage
  • “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
  • “I feel like it was a great refresher of electrical safety basics and a lot of new, useful information provided. Definitely feel more comfortable about working around different voltages in the future.”

    Mike Cigan, PCL Energy
  • "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 feel the instructor was very knowledgeable and effective with the delivery of this course. This course will help me and my coworkers by reminding us all of the safety procedures and planning of everyday work.”

    Douglas Bulmer, 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
  • “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
  • "This course was very well put together and I learnt some very interesting things about arc fault and the required PPE needed to work on different voltages."

    Brian Hawco, NL Hydro
  • “The instructor was excellent at both presently information and entertaining. The course felt complete, and well-made.”

    Taylor Hunt, Grain Millers Canada
  • “Very informative course with plenty of visual aids, videos, good discussion and real life examples provided with the training. I would recommend this course to my coworkers.”

    Scott Benjamin, Ligado Networks
  • “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
  • “Excellent course that provided a significant amount of information. Great instructor that enjoyed the entire class entertained the entire class through the duration of the instruction.”

    Robert MacDonald, KTH Shelburne
  • “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
  • 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
  • “I very much enjoyed the course and the instructor. It had lots of good examples and illustrations throughout. This was a very beneficial course even though I have limited electrical experiences.”

    Rob Britton, City of Charlottetown
  • “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 and course were both very informative and clearly presented. There is more than enough knowledge to be gained from the course to complete the work that the training is for safely.”

    Shane Pretzer, PCL Energy
  • "This course was very informative. I learned many things that apply to me on a daily basis. It may even save my life."

    Jessie Todd, Canrig Canada
  • “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
  • “Very informative and eye opening to many of the known hazards, as well as some that are not as recognizable.”

    Charlie Wilkins, DND CFB Gagetown
  • “I thought the training was the right duration (1 day) for my requirements to identify these hazards in my workplace that weren't known about before. I appreciated Jim's experience in the field, particularly with equipping crews with the right equipment. I will highly recommend that my fellow senior...

    Trevor McIvor, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “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
  • “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.
  • “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
  • “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
  • I enjoyed the course and, as a first year apprentice electrician, the instructor made the course materials easy to understand.

    Russell Brown, NTPC
  • “The course is going to be very useful in further work and day to day life. The instructor is very knowledgeable and gave a lot of very useful information about Arc Flashes and electricity in a whole.”

    Devan Johnson, Pembina Pipeline
  • “This was an excellent presentation by the instructor, very informative and an eye opener to the dangers.”

    Greg Hall, Apperley Electric
  • This was a good course to cover safety protocols for working around electrical circuits.

    James McDonald, Grain Millers
  • “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
  • Excellent content and interesting material, use of techniques to maintain focus on the subject matter and questions for maintained engagement.

    Grey Kimpe, International Paper
  • “This is my second time taking this course. I learn something new each time from the instructors and students. Thank you”

    Glenn MacInnis, Elanco Canada Ltd.
  • "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 course was valuable in creating a healthy appreciation for Low Voltage/Arc Flash as well as emphasizing the importance of keeping your mind sharp and your attention focused in hazardous situations. It was also good that the tables for safety categories and PPE were pointed out in the CSA manuals."

    Ryan Jansen, Saskatchewan Research Council
  • “I thought the course was very valuable in relating the talks to real work events in my industry. It was well presented and I liked the fact the class was interactive with questions.”

    Rick August, Ozcan Services
  • “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
  • It's an eye-opener for me to know the potential of an Arc flash hazard & to take PPE seriously.

    Jimmy Mugenyi, IPE Canada INc.
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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