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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

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October 4 – 4, 2018 Dartmouth, NS OR18121 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Kevin MacDonald, PTI Group
    “The instructor, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable and a vast amount of work related experience made the course interesting and informative.”
  • Jason Weiler, Regal Beloit Canada
    A real course, very interesting and helpful. I would definitely recommend it.
  • Chris Maxwell, J.B. Webb
    “Good information, well presented. Will benefit the company in updating our current electrical procedures.”
  • Travis Price, Rassaun Services
    “I found this course is full of relevant information and much knowledge has been gained. The instructor is good at getting the information across and answers any questions thoroughly.”
  • Phil McKenna, DND
    “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.”

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 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...

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    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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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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      “Fred is an excellent instructor, very knowledgeable with many years of experience. He took the time to explain in details and made sure that we understand everything. ”
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      "Fred was brilliant as an instructor. He knew his material and was able to explain it so that even people unfamiliar with electricity could understand it. He was patient and explained the material with emphasis on what was vital to know."
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    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 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...

    • David Payjack, Ridley Terminals Inc.
      “I found Terry to be an excellent instructor with a vast about of knowledge and experience. I would like to see a version of this course offered to our fellow trades and also the managers so that they have an idea of the dangers we face on a regular basis.”
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      “I found the instructor, Terry Yonkheym to be very knowledgeable in the trade and explained everything very clearly.”
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      “Terry was very descriptive, clear on the content and great at answering questions.”
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  • "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
  • “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, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable and a vast amount of work related experience made the course interesting and informative.”

    Kevin MacDonald, PTI Group
  • "Great knowledge and fun to listen to made the course interesting."

    Jared Stitsen, Inland Aggregates
  • “The course gave a lot of really good information. There was a lot I really had no idea about therefore it was really beneficial to me. The instructor was very well spoken and made the course enjoyable. I would definitely suggest this to others. The course brought up a lot of other points you really...

    Jesse McDonald, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • “Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

    Edward, DND
  • "Excellent course, well worth it."

    Wayne Smith, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “Very clear and good knowledge on practices and what can happen if no care is taken.”

    Kyle R, Frontier Power Products
  • “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
  • A real course, very interesting and helpful. I would definitely recommend it.

    Jason Weiler, Regal Beloit 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
  • “If any work in a possible electrical environment needs to be done, you should be in this course. Even if you aren’t doing the work you should know the hazards of even being in the vicinity because you can/will be affected. I had no idea the possibilities of Arc Flashes even with Low Voltage.”

    Jordan Martin, Highway Technology
  • “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
  • “Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”

    Bruce Parr, West Fraser Lumber
  • “Very well instructed and presented, I feel more safe working in panels etc.”

    Tom Whalen, Graphic Packaging international
  • “Well worth taking.”

    Glen Zawislak, Boeing
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • “Knowledgeable instructor, he made the course interesting and made it relate to my workplace. This course helped me remember the realization of the hazards that we deal with on a day to day basis.”

    Darren Littlejohn, Enbridge Pipleines
  • “This was a very good course. Lots of good info, it brings the dangers of arc flash home.”

    Jeff MacEachen, Savage
  • “Excellent examples of real life and videos and photos to bring to light the realities of arc flash.”

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

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  • “The course was very informative and helpful to understand the dangers associated with working around electricity.”

    Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
  • “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
  • “Demonstrated excellent knowledge of safety, especially electrical. Was able to pass the knowledge on in an understandable manner.”

    Brian Thomas, Vari-Form Inc.
  • “Well spoken, extremely informative, kept everyone’s attention, answered questions well and made it easy to follow and understand.” The course had all information and then some that I expected. I feel a lot safer. Thanks!!”

    Briana Michalski, PCL Energy
  • "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
  • “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
  • "Clear concise speaker with a definite interest in safety and passing on his considerable experiences in the field."

    Rob Buxton, Dunkley Lumber
  • “Great course, great instructor, learned to respect electricity.”

    Ed Owen, LP Golden
  • “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
  • "Informative course, definitely opend my eyes & will help me to apply safety to working situations."

    Ryan Kozubski, Nabors Drilling
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable to this subject matter. He shares his experience and I find it very useful for my daily job. I learnt a lot from this course that I could carry on for the rest of my electrical career. Well done and a big thanks.”

    Thaddeus Pasco, Martinrea Automotive Systems
  • “Had a good sense of humor and held our attention well. Good knowledge on topics and very good personality.”

    Frank Penner, Load King Industries
  • “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
  • “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
  • "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
  • “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.
  • “This was an excellent presentation by the instructor, very informative and an eye opener to the dangers.”

    Greg Hall, Apperley Electric
  • “Very informative and eye-opening to anyone that doesn't know about arc flash.”

    Clayton Larson, SaskPower
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “This course was very informative and the instructor Jim Roberts made the material easy to understand with good examples from personal experiences as well as video examples. I feel I have knowledge to participate in a meaningful discussion around this work or help create improved procedures, hazard...

    Ed DeGroot, Calgary Transit
  • “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 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
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • “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 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
  • “Good information, well presented. Will benefit the company in updating our current electrical procedures.”

    Chris Maxwell, J.B. Webb
  • “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 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
  • “Great program, I learned a lot. Good material. Helps me with managing electrical safety programs. Thanks.”

    Alex Forbes, Dana Holding Corp
  • "I'm thankful for taking this course as it has made me more aware of situations that I'm in every day."

    Jacob Labelle, AK Brown Refrigeration
  • "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 found this course is full of relevant information and much knowledge has been gained. The instructor is good at getting the information across and answers any questions thoroughly.”

    Travis Price, Rassaun Services
  • “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 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
  • “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
  • “I have a new respect for how dangerous electricity can be in my work place. I will be thinking a lot more and strictly on the task at hand in the future.”

    Carl Cameron, Pembina Pipeline
  • “I got a lot out of your course because you put everyday situations into your presentations to explain certain situations that may be harder to see/grasp from technical point of views. Videos also leave a lasting impression.”

    Mandy Laidler, Lanxess
  • " 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
  • “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
  • "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
  • "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
  • "The instructor was very informed on all the sections described for this course and did an excellent job of illustrating the possibilities of an arc flash exposure. This is a must take course for those new to the electrical field and an excellent reminder for others"

    B. Vander Roest, Maintenance , Atlantic Windows
  • "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 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
  • "This course was great. The instructor was very knowledgeable with "real life" examples. The visual material and candid discussions brought out issues that may have been typically stifled.

    Daryl Hudak, Birchcliff Energy
  • “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

    Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
  • “I found the instructor to be very knowledgeable and use great examples and stories to back up the importance of proper PPE and procedures to be safe.”

    David Vanier, Farnell Packaging
  • “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 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
  • “Good presentation of course material and gave out good examples and perspective when looking at electrical devices. The instructor is very good at keeping the class together by making it lively and exciting.”

    Mark Rogue, Lode-King Industries
  • “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 course was top notch. Very well presented, I would recommend to all my co-workers."

    Roland Ford, City of Charlottetown
  • “Great knowledge, easy to speak with, opened my eyes to new and proper procedures.”

    Jeremy Benns, Weetabix of Canada
  • What I gained from this course is the importance of having our Maintenance people educated in Arc Flash Awareness. It is extremely important that only properly trained compliant individuals work on our 600V panels. "The probability of non compliant individuals being injured / killed by Arc Flash is high...

    Mark Quigley, Master-Packaging Inc.
  • “The instructor is very well versed with combined hands on and book knowledge. All questions were answered beyond satisfaction.”

    Alan Barnett, DND
  • “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.
  • “This course was very informative and eye opening. I’ll definitely take information away from this course and apply it in my workplace.”

    Colter Johnson, CNRL
  • “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 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
  • "Very good instruction. Gave a overview of how the standard works and how to analyze the equipment you are working on"

    Trent Wanner, SaskPower
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable and delivered the course very well. It opened my eyes to things I did not know before. I would recommend this course to anyone that may deal with electricity.”

    Ryan MacIntosh, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • "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
  • “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 opened my eyes up on many topics. The concentration needed to perform troubleshooting. One job, one thought. Know what you need to expect when troubleshooting/testing."

    Will J, Ainsworth
  • “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, 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
  • "This is the third time I have taken this course and this one was the best."

    Geoff Thistle, Nabors Drilling
  • “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
  • "Although I have previously taken an Arc Flash course, I found that this was a really good refresher course for me. My awareness will now be heightened and this will make our workplace safer as we implement changes that I gained from this course."

    Don Zapski, City of Saskatoon
  • "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 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
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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