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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|September 23 – 23, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video
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Objective: Realize the damage electrical accidents can cause to the human body and understand the basic principles of safety!
Objective: Recognize workplace law requirements and how to meet them.
Objective: Apply various mitigation strategies at a corporate and personal level.View all topics
Objective: Realize the damage electrical accidents can cause to the human body and understand the basic principles of safety!
Objective: Recognize workplace law requirements and how to meet them.
Objective: Apply various mitigation strategies at a corporate and personal level.
Objective: Ensure corporate compliance with CSA Z462.
Objective: Conduct daily work in accordance with CSA Z462.
Objective: Fulfill the ESWC requirements of CSA Z462.
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|September 30 – 30, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video AST/GMT-3||Teleconference||OR20127||Register|
|October 7 – 7, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video EST/GMT-4||Teleconference||OR20092||Register|
|November 4 – 4, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video MST/GMT-6||Teleconference||OR20200||Register|
|November 13 – 13, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video EST/GMT-4||Teleconference||OR20411||Register|
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|November 30 – 30, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video EST/GMT-4||Teleconference||OR20419||Register|
|December 4 – 4, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video AST/GMT-3||Teleconference||OR20431||Register|
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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...
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...
Dave Rodda began his career at the age of 7 when he took his father’s HIFI system apart. From there he enrolled in the Electrical Electronic courses offered at Hellgate High School in Missoula Montana. After a career in the US Navy as a 2nd Class Machinist Mate, he returned to the University of Montana looking to becoming a teacher while working summers for an electrical contractor. With the...
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...
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...
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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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...
Tim brings 38 years of experience in operations at various public and private utility companies starting with SaskPower in the late 70’s where he apprenticed as an electrician earning his Interprovincial Journeyman’s Electrician certification in the early 80’s. He continued to work as a Station Electrician for the next decade prior to moving into natural gas compression and transmission...
"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.
“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
"Good presentation, many facts and unbiased information. I learnt a great deal on Arc Flash and related safety."Keith Allain, Master Packaging
“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.
“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
"My instructor for this course, Dave Smith was very good at conveying the message that this is very necessary and that the tools have been given to us to be safe at what we do. But, it is our responsibility to use the stuff and apply the safe work practices. I like how he makes it so you are emotionally...Tom Lavigne, Ainsworth Engineered OSB
“Very well presented. Well-paced and kept flowing with a good mix of protected experience to reflect on the course content. I enjoyed both the content and delivery.”Mike Morrison, SNC Lavalin
“The instructor is well prepared and material he presented was organized. This course educated us a lot about arc flash effects. Thanks”Kais Abdulmawjood, Texas A&M University
"The instructor was very good and the arcflash information was valuable. Recommended"D. Wall, Supervisor, Graymont Aggregates
“This refresher course helps bring many points back. It also allows me to begin the process to implement how our industry needs to respond to these requirements. It has also increased my respect for what we do. Thanks again.”Wilf Gotzmann, Tundra Process Solutions
"Very well presented course. As a non-electrician, I found it fairly straight forward. The instructor, Dave Neal brought personal experience into the mix, which improved the learning environment."Chris Bunting, PTI Group
"I enjoyed the course. The instructor, Ross Dion, was very knowledgeable and explained everything very well. Almost 85% of the course I was not aware of and I took home a lot of knowledge that I can use on the job and also relay to fellow electricians."Fred Boldt, Renfrew Victoria Hospital
"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
“Very well presented. Eye opening.”Dan Fingler, Weetabix
“The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
“Our instructor made the course very interesting. He was very knowledgeable of the subject at hand. I thought it was going to feel like a long boring class but he made it interesting and fun which made the time go by quickly. Great job!!”Marko Kenfelja, Nortown Electrical Contractors
“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
“Excellent instructor, good examples to explain concepts, excellent course knowledge, good practical experiences and lots of good practical knowledge to take home.”Mark Schweitzer, SNC Lavalin
“This course gave good information about working safely around electrical equipment. The instructor was easy to listen to and I did not fall asleep. It was valuable information, which I will use.”Darren Groot, Pacific Bioenergy
“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
“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
“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
“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
"Very informative course and identified many faults and bad habits that need to be corrected."Shawn Faith, Mott Manufacturing Ltd.
“This course was very insightful to making us as maintenance workers aware of the hazards involved when working on, near or around electrical equipment and apparatus. The instructor, Dave Neal was knowledgeable and very good at driving home the message and explaining the consequences of failing to...Greg Peacock, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
"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 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
"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
“The course material covers the essentials. The method of the course presentation seems to make it easy to remember all pertinent information then came celebration of learning time, very easy, and very informative course.”Tony Torrensan, West Fraser Lumber
“Good! This information will help us develop the arc flash program for our site.”Pat Pasanen, West Fraser
“The course was very informative and helpful to understand the dangers associated with working around electricity.”Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
“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
“This was an A+ course with an A+ instructor. He knew what he was teaching and was very direct. Good with all of the answers.”Pat Doyle, Lanxess
“Very helpful and well taught I stayed intrigued throughout the course. I will have some more ideas on being safe while I’m at the job site. The instructor was very knowledgeable with topics.”Ty Gullickson, CNRL
“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
“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 informative, specifically about arc flash. Good to know the CSA standard and where to find category & PPE information for future use.”Scott Prevost, Regal Beloit Canada
"The course 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
“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
"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 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
“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.
"I found the course to be very educational and a huge eye opener on the potential risks involved with working on low voltage electrical systems."David Thompson, Connors Bros. Ltd.
“Course was in depth and detailed and well presented. Would whole heartedly recommend for any electrical industry.”Tyler Garvey, DND
"Very good instruction. Gave a overview of how the standard works and how to analyze the equipment you are working on"Trent Wanner, SaskPower
“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 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
“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
“Good course and good instructor. It brings awareness to risks involved with different types of electrical work. Good advice of proper PPE to suite and lots of great practical advice.”Chris Johns, Nortown Electrical Contractors
“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 instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
“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
" 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 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
“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 point of electrical dangers was driven home.”Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
“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 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
“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
“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
“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
“Excellent, informative, challenging, relative, and exceptional.”Keith Kryviak, CDN Controls Ltd
“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
"Course was extremely helpful in that it introduces a lot of potential safety hazards that you may not be aware of. It also reinforces some of the practices and procedures that you may already know but don't follow day in & out."Brian Dunning, Ainsworth OSB
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
“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
“The instructor is very well versed with combined hands on and book knowledge. All questions were answered beyond satisfaction.”Alan Barnett, DND
“This course is extremely helpful. It is one of the most fantastic courses that I have ever had. The instructor is very knowledgeable and has good training skills.”Daniel Wu, Weetabix of Canada
“The 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.
“Great knowledge, easy to speak with, opened my eyes to new and proper procedures.”Jeremy Benns, Weetabix of Canada
“This course was very descriptive and pin pointed all the safety involved with arc flashes. The course really makes you think about what you are doing when working on energized equipment and knowing all the risks involved. I will take what I’ve learnt in this course and apply it immediately in the...Brandon Cronk, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
“The instructor was great, very informative and thorough. I appreciate the information. The course material is great and I recommend myself and co-workers repeat this course yearly.”Jamie Clement, Tundra Process Solutions
"Great job. I learnt lots of useful safety information. I will feel more comfortable in 600V situations and dealing with breakers."Doug McKinnon, AK Brown Refrigeration
“Fun, but extremely informative. He grasped the importance and seriousness of arc flash.”Paolo Lastimosa, DND
“Very clear and good knowledge on practices and what can happen if no care is taken.”Kyle R, Frontier Power Products
"This is the third time I have taken this course and this one was the best."Geoff Thistle, Nabors Drilling
“This was a very informative training course. The instructor did an excellent job conveying all course information as well as relating to “real world” examples. I would highly recommend to anyone in the field.”Dave Moon, Central Machine & Marine Inc.
“Demonstrated excellent knowledge of safety, especially electrical. Was able to pass the knowledge on in an understandable manner.”Brian Thomas, Vari-Form Inc.
“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
“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
"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
“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
“Great attitude, hard-hitting slides, useful information, willing to step up and answer questions, and very helpful.”Kyle Bell, Dana Holding Corp
“Instructor was outstanding…I highly recommend it.”Terry Fahey, Fahey Electric
“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
"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
“Good videos and tests, the instructor, Ed Rideout was interesting and he kept me interested. Every electrician should take this course.”Ryan Tarksis, PTI Group
“Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”Edward, DND
"Excellent course, very informative and interesting. The instructor, Ross Dion, was terrific and presented the material very well, using real stories, videos and examples."Krista Bochert, Genivar Inc.
“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 was very good. I learned a lot. Very happy to attend it. A lot of new information to remember and consider at work. The instructor kept the course interesting, easy to listen to. I definitely was not aware of that many electrical hazards.”David Warkentin, Lode-King Industries
“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
“The instructor is very up to date on “arc flash”. The information was very interesting and most of all knowledgeable. I will be changing a few of my own procedures in the electrical field.”Andrew Wilkinson, Impact Energy Service
“The instructor is very knowledgeable. He did a good job of keeping the pace up. I liked the videos. The course was definitely an eye opener.”Devin, Karlstrom, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
“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.
“Excellent experience and knowledge. Backed up his ideas with real world, factual information. Presentation was something and easy to follow.”Jason Sparling, Manning Forest Products
“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
“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
“The course was very well prepared. The instructor gave more information this time. It was well worth taking this.”Nick Mills, Revere Plastics
|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|