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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|June 10 – 10, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time , ON||OR20079||$395.00 + Tax Per Attendee||Register|
|June 17 – 17, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Pacific Standard Time , BC||OR20089||$395.00 + Tax Per Attendee||Register|
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|June 24 – 24, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||OR20084||$395.00 + Tax Per Attendee||Register|
|June 29 – 29, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Atlantic Standard Time , NS||OR20103||$395.00 + Tax Per Attendee||Register|
|July 8 – 8, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time , ON||OR20105||$395.00 + Tax Per Attendee||Register|
|July 16 – 16, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time , ON||OR20107||$395.00 + Tax Per Attendee||Register|
|August 24 – 24, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||OR20117||$395.00 + Tax Per Attendee||Register|
|August 27 – 27, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||OR20115||$395.00 + Tax Per Attendee||Register|
|September 14 – 14, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||OR20119||$395.00 + Tax Per Attendee||Register|
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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|June 10 – 10, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time, ON||Teleconference||OR20079||Register|
|June 17 – 17, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Pacific Standard Time , BC||Teleconference||OR20089||Register|
|June 22 – 22, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||Teleconference||OR20083||Register|
|June 24 – 24, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||Teleconference||OR20084||Register|
|June 29 – 29, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Atlantic Standard Time, NS||Teleconference||OR20103||Register|
|July 8 – 8, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time, ON||Teleconference||OR20105||Register|
|July 16 – 16, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time, ON||Best Western Parkway Inn & Conference Centre||OR20107||Register|
|August 24 – 24, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||Paradise Inn and Suites||OR20117||Register|
|August 27 – 27, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||Royal Hotel Calgary||OR20115||Register|
|September 14 – 14, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||Sawridge Inn Edmonton South||OR20119||Register|
|September 17 – 17, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Central Standard Time, SK||Saskatoon Ramada Hotel||OR20121||Register|
|September 21 – 21, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Central Standard Time, MB||Victoria Inn and Convention Centre||OR20123||Register|
|September 24 – 24, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Pacific Standard Time , BC||Holiday Inn & Suites Surrey East - Cloverdale||OR20125||Register|
|September 28 – 28, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Atlantic Standard Time, NB||Chateau Moncton Hotel & Suites||OR20127||Register|
|October 5 – 5, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time, ON||German Canadian Club||OR20092||Register|
|November 2 – 2, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Mountain Standard Time , AB||Flashpoint Electric Inc||OR20200||Register|
|November 5 – 5, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Pacific Daylight Time , BC||Ramada Hotel Prince George||OR20203||Register|
|November 23 – 23, 2020||LIVE 2-Way Video Training Eastern Standard Time, ON||Holiday Inn Kingston Waterfront||OR20205||Register|
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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 instructor did a very good job. Has a good understanding of the material and could relate a lot of it to previous work. The course covers pretty much everything you need for understanding safe work practices. It gives you awareness of possible situations and how to prevent accidents.”Allan Wenaas, Impact Energy Service
"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
"Good and informative, made me much more aware of my surroundings in and around the jobsite."Mark Pelham, EMW Industrial Ltd.
“Course was in depth and detailed and well presented. Would whole heartedly recommend for any electrical industry.”Tyler Garvey, DND
“Great course for all personnel. An eye-opener.”Bryan, Grain Millers Canada
“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
“You guys must take this course for your own safety. The instructor, Ross Dion is very competent and interesting. (He is an electrician with much experience)Bryan Jacobsen, Tolko Industries
“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.
“Great attitude, hard-hitting slides, useful information, willing to step up and answer questions, and very helpful.”Kyle Bell, Dana Holding Corp
“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
“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
“Good information, well presented. Will benefit the company in updating our current electrical procedures.”Chris Maxwell, J.B. Webb
“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
“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
“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
"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
“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
“Wow! In for 34 years as an electrician, I have been really lucky. This was an excellent and informative course. I’m going to recommend it to a few guys.”Dirk Klein, PTI
“This course was 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
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
“Good refresher and new info on the changes to the Z462-15. The instructor was knowledgeable and presented the information smoothly.”Troy Barton, DND
“Instructor was clear and interesting. The course was very helpful for me in my position of plant maintenance.”Cory Roberts, Expocrete
“I found this course to be very informative. The course was very balanced with personal stories and media use. The instructor was very knowledgeable and explained things very well. This course has stressed the importance of my job and made me realize the dangers are real. Going forward, I will do things...Kent Worthington, Grain Millers Canada
“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
“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
“Very informative and eye opening to many of the known hazards, as well as some that are not as recognizable.”Charlie Wilkins, DND CFB Gagetown
“Very informative and eye opening to the dangers involved in electrical arc flash potential.”Doug Kinsey, Louisiana Pacific
"Clear concise speaker with a definite interest in safety and passing on his considerable experiences in the field."Rob Buxton, Dunkley Lumber
"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
“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 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
"Good visual presentation with lots of pictures and videos of what arc flash can actually cause. Definitely will raise awareness."Kevin Landry, RJV Gas Field Services - Scada
"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 instructor was very good at making the course relevant to our actual work environment. Had enough shock factors to get us to take the content of the course seriously.”Kelly Murrant, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
“This is my second time taking this course. I learn something new each time from the instructors and students. Thank you”Glenn MacInnis, Elanco Canada Ltd.
“The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
"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
“Demonstrated excellent knowledge of safety, especially electrical. Was able to pass the knowledge on in an understandable manner.”Brian Thomas, Vari-Form Inc.
“Very knowledgeable and I have taken away a lot of useful information that I will use at work.”Ian Witruk, Town of Whitby
“I found the course/instructor to help answer my questions concerning standards and offered guidance to grow our plants current plant.”Alison Flynn, Farnell Packaging Ltd.
“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 course was very informative and helpful to understand the dangers associated with working around electricity.”Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
“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, 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
“Well worth taking.”Glen Zawislak, Boeing
"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 outstanding. The instructor was top class, knew his material, very informative, loads of useful information, will change now how I approach the future work.”Logan Davis, DND
“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
“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
“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
“The course was well taught. As a student with little knowledge of the topic, I found the course content very useful. Great videos and examples.”Kaylin MacKenzie, SNC Lavalin
“I found the course very helpful and I now have a different outlook on the electrical trade. Being an electrician I was unaware that so many different things can happen.”Chris Zarowny, Pembina Pipeline
“Arc flash training made me more aware of the hazards in my job. Good information, well presented and nobody fell asleep. Should be able to do my job more effectively and safely.”Ray Sander, LP Golden
“The course was very informative and worth attending. The material was dry but presented in such a way that one didn’t notice it.”Chris Johnson, Department of National Defence
"The 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
“Very informative for trained electricians and qualified persons alike. The instructor had no trouble with answering any questions. Excellent job.”Scott Billard, KTH Shelburne
"Very good instruction. Gave a overview of how the standard works and how to analyze the equipment you are working on"Trent Wanner, SaskPower
“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.
“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
“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
“Instructor was outstanding…I highly recommend it.”Terry Fahey, Fahey Electric
“This was taught to us as an electrician speaking to an electrician. Best course & entertaining. Great!”Terry Verner, City of Courtenay
"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
“Very well presented. Eye opening.”Dan Fingler, Weetabix
"Good presentation, many facts and unbiased information. I learnt a great deal on Arc Flash and related safety."Keith Allain, Master Packaging
"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.
"Highly recommended!"James Gregoire, Boeing
“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 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
“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
“The instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful. He provided a lot of examples in class, which are very close to our daily operation. From the class, I got clarification of what electrical safety should be and how to protect myself if I need to perform an electrical field job.”Gang Eric Liu, Samco Machinery
“Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”Edward, DND
“Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
“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
"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 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
“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 informative class well-presented worthwhile and enjoyable and lots of great information.”Tyler Doubt, Powell River General Hospital
“Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”Bruce Parr, 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
“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
"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.
“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
"Great knowledge and fun to listen to made the course interesting."Jared Stitsen, Inland Aggregates
“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 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
“Good! This information will help us develop the arc flash program for our site.”Pat Pasanen, West Fraser
“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 is very well versed with combined hands on and book knowledge. All questions were answered beyond satisfaction.”Alan Barnett, DND
"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 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
“The instructor was excellent at both presently information and entertaining. The course felt complete, and well-made.”Taylor Hunt, Grain Millers Canada
"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
“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
“I very much enjoyed the course and the instructor. It had lots of good examples and illustrations throughout. This was a very beneficial course even though I have limited electrical experiences.”Rob Britton, City of Charlottetown
“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
“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.
“It was an excellent course with a very knowledgeable instructor. The instructor was able to relate to many real world situations. Well done!”Ryan Clumpus, Town of Ajax
|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|