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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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  • Robert tenHaaft, PCL Energy
    “The instructor was informative and made a dry topic entertaining as well as informative. Visual tools were well presented and definitely helped to drive the point home. Good job, well done.”
  • 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."
  • Scott Prevost, Regal Beloit Canada
    “Course was very informative, specifically about arc flash. Good to know the CSA standard and where to find category & PPE information for future use.”
  • Robert Llewellyn, Highliner Food Inc.
    “It was very knowledgeable. It made me aware of many things I never thought about before.”
  • Thaddeus Pasco, Martinrea Automotive Systems
    “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.”

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
    48

    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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    • Jeff Wood, Nabors Drilling Ltd.
      "The instructor, Dave Smith was very informed about the material he was providing. He delivered his instruction with precision and clarity. I'm walking away from the Arc Flash Low Voltage Safety Course with a healthier respect for arc flashing and associated risks."
    • Will J, Ainsworth
      "Good instruction Dave. Candid conversations kept the day awake and interesting. Touching on more than just arc flash but electrical safety."
    • Abdullahi Ali, Syncrude Canada
      "Dave is very experienced, interesting, friendly and most of all a very engaging instructor."
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  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    44

    Peter Waugh brings 44 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...

     
    • Amanda Sica, Camcor Environmental
      Peter was very clear and easy to understand with basic electrical training. I thought the way he taught the safety aspect was very effective.
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      Peter did a great job teaching this course. He was very clear and thorough in explaining everything.
    • Alex McKay, Department of National Defense
      Peter was a great instructor who was very attentive to detail and was thoroughly prepared to teach this course.
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  • Daniel Chartier

    Years of Experience
    32

    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 an excellent instructor and knew what things to go into more detail about.
    • Quintin Fast, Total Power
      Daniel kept the course interesting and did a lot of extra work to make it relatable to our specific field.
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  • Doug Baker

    Years of Experience
    47

    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...

     
    • Dave D'haese, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
      Doug is very educated as well as experienced.
    • Chad Hansen, Enbridge Pipelines
      Doug was very knowledgeable about the course, with a lot of hands-on experience. He was able to answer all questions and communicates the material.
    • 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.
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  • Paul Sherwood

    Years of Experience
    46

    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...

     
    • Clint Olsen, Pattern Energy
      Paul was very knowledgeable, with plenty of real-life examples to add to the course.
    • Andrea Sargent, Mount Milligan, Centerra Gold
      Paul was helpful and took the time to make sure we understood everything.
    • Andrew Cliff, West Fraser
      Paul was a good instructor who was informative and understanding. I highly recommend him
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  • Norm Jewitt

    Years of Experience
    38

    Started in the Electrical trade working in construction at a potash mine West of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. From there he has worked in most aspects of the electrical trade. Having worked in construction, commissioning and maintenance aspects in the trade.Norm has worked in the commercial industrial and mining industries. He also operated his own electrical company for a number of years. Throughout he...

     
    • Brian Heaton, CDN Controls
      Norm is a very good instructor, well-educated, and has experience to learn from.
    • Brad Schaitel, CBO
      Norm is knowledgeable about CSA standards and examples of electrical safety and previous problems.
    • Colin Coad, CBO
      Norm was well prepared and demonstrated firsthand knowledge of the course material. He used the time efficiently, and he gave adequate breaks.
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  • Wayne Jeffrey

    Years of Experience
    41

    Wayne brings 41 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 performing 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...

     
    • Brett Fisher, MTM Mine
      I personally liked Wayne as an instructor. He had lots of information and went over all the details with us. He answered any questions we had right away and made it make sense.
    • Darrell Stover, Trans Northern Pipeline Inc.
      Wayne is a great instructor, who keeps it interesting by providing real-life examples from personal experience. Engages class to provide their own experiences based on the topic at hand.
    • Rick Burroughs, Blue Ridge Lumber
      I found Wayne to be very informative and the course to be fulfilling.
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  • Dave Cox

    Years of Experience
    43

    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...

     
    • Gerry Bell, Cummins
      Dave was engaging and kept everyone focused. Enough personal, relevant examples were applied to the materials.
    • Tejpal Bhinder, International Paper
      Dave, having more than 40 years of experience in the field, had a great teaching method by only giving us hints when we needed them to troubleshoot in the field.
    • Brad Moon, Sherrit
      David was very knowledgeable, I really appreciated him expanding on the curriculum with his own experience.
    See Dave Cox CV
  • Richard Stickel

    Years of Experience
    34

    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...

     
    • Daniel Torgerson, Enbridge
      Richard provided examples and previous experience. He answered all questions and went through the course content very well.
    • Afzal Sabir, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
      Richard was very knowledgeable and easy to get along with, took questions patiently and answered understandably. He was very good with deep knowledge of VFD functionality. He used examples from field experience, which makes more sense and is easy to understand.
    • Ron Cox, Syncrude
      Richard is a great instructor, very knowledgeable, and has a great way of explaining things.
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  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience
    50

    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...

     
    • Troy Hinkle, SMS Equipment
      "Dave Neal was an excellent instructor. He had personal relevant stories to add to the material. I enjoyed the class."
    • Kenneth Preston, Daishowa-Marubeni
      “Dave Neal did a great job; he knew his material and related it to scenarios that applied to our plant. Great job.”
    • Rob Hunter, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
      “I think Dave Neal was very knowledgeable in the topic with a good background. He also used a lot of real life examples when talking about a lot of the course info.”
    See Dave Neal CV
  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    54

    Ed Rideout has been involved with the electrical field in many ways for nearly 54 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...

     
    • Paul Berriault, Mosaic Potash
      “Ed was very knowledgeable and easy to approach. Kept the course interesting, keep up the good work. Ed needs a raise.”
    • Brandon Hunt, Syncrude Canada
      “Very informal and Ed Rideout kept all participants alert and interested in the knowledge of the course.”
    • Martin Stevens, Suncor
      "The instructor, Ed Rideout was one of the better instructors I have ever had. He made a lot of the material less boring with his sense of humor."
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience
    43

    Jim Roberts brings over 43 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...

     
    • Luigi Marchesi, Toronto Transit Commission
      “Great job, Jim goes through material in a clear understanding way. Jim was very thorough with both arc flash and high voltage material.”
    • Denise Athaide, Cummins Inc.
      Jim did a good job of focusing on important material, keeping everyone's attention, and explaining important concepts.
    • Maxym Petryshyn, University of Toronto
      Jim is a great teacher. He kept me engaged, took time to explain things properly, and went into more detail when asked. Friendly and approachable.
    See Jim Roberts CV
  • "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.
  • “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 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 this was a great course. Ed Rideout was very thorough and knowledgeable. This was my first Arc Flash training in approximately 15 years in the trade and this was great to have obtained this knowledge. I would recommend this course to anyone. Thanks."

    Steven Clarke, Halifax International Airport
  • “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 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 knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

    Edward, DND
  • "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 instructor had provided the information in a clear and very understanding way, which helped me to understand the course better.

    Tyler Hiscott, Accel Electrical Contractors
  • “The instructor was informative and made a dry topic entertaining as well as informative. Visual tools were well presented and definitely helped to drive the point home. Good job, well done.”

    Robert tenHaaft, PCL Energy
  • “Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”

    Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “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
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable. I was able to take a lot of good information away from this course that I will be able to use in my work. He did a good job keeping us interested and the videos were a good eye opener.”

    Derek Swan, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • This course gives a very real depiction of the hazards that are faced while working with and around electricity. I would recommend anyone working in the electrical industry in any form to do this course, and those who work directly with electricity complete it in regular intervals to avoid complacency.

    Wayne Bemister, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “Absolutely great course, instructor was great and he taught me about what arc flashes are and how to protect myself and how to prevent arc flash.”

    Aaron Budjak, Pembina Pipelines
  • "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
  • "This was a very informative course. Definitely an eye opener about how deadly electricity can be. I now realize the importance of the safety gear that is needed to work on electrical equipment."

    Jasen Holmstrom, Birchcliff Energy
  • "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
  • “Excellent examples of real life and videos and photos to bring to light the realities of arc flash.”

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

    Ian Witruk, Town of Whitby
  • "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
  • "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
  • “Course was excellent, very informative. I thought the flow and order of the delivery was great. Thank you.”

    Eric Wilson, Rassaun Services
  • “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
  • “This course should be mandatory for all electricians. It is an eye opener as well as a refresher for information forgotten.”

    Stephen Woods, PCL Energy
  • “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 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
  • The course had a good pace of instruction, industry knowledge, and practical examples, very good at keeping the students engaged. Good background about reasons for the standards and what they are, CSA Z462, IEEE1584, etc. Good visuals and videos.

    Dianna Embleton, Tolko
  • I really enjoy this course. The instructor was knowledgeable. This was my first time taking this course and I have learned a lot of new information.

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

    Michael Disso, Canrig Canada
  • The instructor was well-spoken and knowledgeable. The course content was good for a basic understanding of Arc Flash. I can see us using this for information for some of our non-electrical people.

    Mark Bachman, Canadian Light Source
  • "This course was top notch. Very well presented, I would recommend to all my co-workers."

    Roland Ford, City of Charlottetown
  • I found the course well done and very informative, I learned several new changes that I had been unaware of and plan on incorporating them into what I do at work.

    Rick Burroughs, Blue Ridge Lumber
  • I learned a lot it helps me to be safer when working on live equipment.

    Klaus Burgardt, Unitech Electrical Contracting
  • “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 instructor was very good and the arcflash information was valuable. Recommended"

    D. Wall, Supervisor, Graymont Aggregates
  • “This was an excellent presentation by the instructor, very informative and an eye opener to the dangers.”

    Greg Hall, Apperley Electric
  • "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
  • “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
  • "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
  • 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 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
  • “Very good course to keep me informed of proper ways to work in the electrical field.” Kristen Woitas, Apperley Electric

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

    Darcy Bernat, Louis Dreyfus Commodities
  • “I found 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
  • "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.
  • “Very clear and good knowledge on practices and what can happen if no care is taken.”

    Kyle R, Frontier Power Products
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • Very informative and the knowledge we acquired helps us in our responsibility in operating the plant safely

    Elmer Lorenzo, Roquette southport
  • “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
  • “Great course, a lot of valuable information and safety tips. Good information on responsibilities of management and employees.”

    Dave Mosher, P&H Milling
  • “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
  • “Instructor was very thorough and easy to listen to. He answered all questions and shared great stories related to a lot of topics. Excellent course. I learned a lot.”

    Brett Lawson, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “It was very knowledgeable. It made me aware of many things I never thought about before.”

    Robert Llewellyn, Highliner Food Inc.
  • “The instructor did a great job explaining the concepts and procedures throughout the course. I was interested and engaged throughout the course. I’m very satisfied and came away with a lot of knowledge.”

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

    Ben Cooper, Fisheries & Oceans – Canadian Coast Guard
  • "The instructor, 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
  • Course structure and delivery were great. A lot of good information and was well laid out. The instructor was extremely thorough and helpful.

    Andrew Lewis, Western Forest Products
  • “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
  • "Great knowledge and fun to listen to made the course interesting."

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

    William Nicolay, West Fraser Lumber
  • “This course was very informative and eye opening. I’ll definitely take information away from this course and apply it in my workplace.”

    Colter Johnson, CNRL
  • "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
  • "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.
  • “As a non-electrical worker in the field, I felt as though our instructor did a great job in making the concepts clear and easy to understand. I feel I have learnt from the course material and with this education I will be able to help keep our safety program up to date and also help workers in the...

    Jennifer Hoban, Prodigy Tech Group
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • "Excellent course, well worth it."

    Wayne Smith, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • The course was very informative. It kept the attention of the class, and used a variety of learning materials.

    James Healey, Vari Form Manufacturing
  • It was a great course. That was well organized, with a good presentation.

    Peter Elzinga, COE
  • "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
  • “Excellent presentation, very informative definitely in regards to the safety procedures around electrical equipment. It was above us somewhat; but definitely an eye opener to the hazards that can happen.”

    Siu Lou, Highliner Food Inc.
  • "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
  • “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 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
  • “Instructor was clear and interesting. The course was very helpful for me in my position of plant maintenance.”

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

    Thomas Bowmann PTI Group,
  • “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
  • “Very well instructed and presented, I feel more safe working in panels etc.”

    Tom Whalen, Graphic Packaging international
  • “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 was knowledgeable; course flow was good and a mix of practical experience and information.”

    Tom McKay, EPTCON Ltd.
  • “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
  • “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.
  • "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.
  • “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
  • “An eye opener to the potential risk associated with electricity.”

    Clayton Reeve, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • “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 point of electrical dangers was driven home.”

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