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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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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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...
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...
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...
“Very educational, tons of experience and answered all questions. As an apprentice, I found this very helpful.”Dave Mattinson, PepsiCo Beverages Canada
“The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable in the subject matter and his prior experience in the electrical field lends credibility to the course. Subject matter was tailored to suit our sites needs best and it was amongst the best courses I’ve taken.”Brian, Pemibina Pipelines
Very informative and visual, made good use of videos to show examples of specific scenarios. A nice change from the follow along in your handbook type course.Jordi Soron, STS Tegg Services Inc.
“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.
“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.
“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
“Very well instructed and presented, I feel more safe working in panels etc.”Tom Whalen, Graphic Packaging international
“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 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 good course to keep me informed of proper ways to work in the electrical field.” Kristen Woitas, Apperley ElectricKristen Woitas, Apperley Electric
The Arc Flash Low Voltage Safety course was great. It opened my eyes to a lot of potential hazards that we work with everyday & take for granted. I will definitely work on my safe work practices and change a couple of my habits from bad ones to good ones. I will trust the equipment a little less and...Tim Hauck, Ainsworth Lumber
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 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
“Very knowledgeable and I have taken away a lot of useful information that I will use at work.”Ian Witruk, Town of Whitby
“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 in depth and detailed and well presented. Would whole heartedly recommend for any electrical industry.”Tyler Garvey, DND
“Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
“The instructor is very knowledgeable. The training course was very good. That helped me a lot in my every day work. Thank you.”Alexander Suvorov, CBRE
"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
“I personally believe that I have learned very valuable information that will save my life someday and/or save me from future bodily injury. The instructor, Dave Neal was very engaging and involved in his teachings. THIS IS THE BEST ARC FLASH training I have received.”Tom Watson, Gold Trail School Division #74
“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
"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.
“Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”Bruce Parr, West Fraser Lumber
“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 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
The course was very educational and instructive. It taught me a lot of new stuff about electrical safety and arc flash ratings.Charles Patrick, Morgan Canada Corp
“Very informative and eye-opening to anyone that doesn't know about arc flash.”Clayton Larson, SaskPower
“Very informative and eye opening to the dangers involved in electrical arc flash potential.”Doug Kinsey, Louisiana Pacific
“Very informative and eye opening to many of the known hazards, as well as some that are not as recognizable.”Charlie Wilkins, DND CFB Gagetown
“I feel like it was a great refresher of electrical safety basics and a lot of new, useful information provided. Definitely feel more comfortable about working around different voltages in the future.”Mike Cigan, PCL Energy
“The instructor was knowledgeable; course flow was good and a mix of practical experience and information.”Tom McKay, EPTCON Ltd.
“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
“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
“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
“The instructor, Ross Dion was knowledgeable and kept the class moving at a good pace with plenty of information. He touched on all expectations and was informed on new legislation and updates.”Perry Turton, Prairie North Health Region
“The teacher did a really good job. I appreciated it and I’d strongly recommend to my co-workers.”Jim Li, Katlyn Technical Services
“This course and the instructor were both very helpful and the course I believe will help out the department.”Todd Purdy, Compass Compression
"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
“An eye opener to the potential risk associated with electricity.”Clayton Reeve, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
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
"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
Good informative course. The instructor was awesome.Montana Turgeon, Centerra Gold Inc
“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
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
“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.
"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
"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 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 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 excellent at both presently information and entertaining. The course felt complete, and well-made.”Taylor Hunt, Grain Millers Canada
“I found this program quite informative and extremely useful. It definitely opened my eyes to arc hazards and attention to safety.”Dale Dulaba, Black and McDonald
“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 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
“Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”Edward, DND
"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
“Great attitude, hard-hitting slides, useful information, willing to step up and answer questions, and very helpful.”Kyle Bell, Dana Holding Corp
“The course was very informative and helpful to understand the dangers associated with working around electricity.”Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
"Great knowledge and fun to listen to made the course interesting."Jared Stitsen, Inland Aggregates
“The instructor uses real life experiences. Everyone in the class enjoyed the course. I don`t mind going again or recommend any electrical personnel.”Rashid Dahir, PCL Energy
“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
"The course as well as the instructor, Dave Smith was fantastic. It opened my eyes to electrical safety and will vastly impact my actions when dealing with electricity in the future."Bryar Cholewa, City of Lloydminster
“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
" 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
"This course opened my eyes to the effects of and arc flash and I hope to carry this insight into my work place."James Essery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
“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.
This course was very informative. The information given was well laid out and easy to understand.Kevin Short, KLTP
“This course was very informative, straight to the point and very worthwhile.”Chris Layes, Pembina Pipelines
“Excellent, informative, challenging, relative, and exceptional.”Keith Kryviak, CDN Controls Ltd
“Very knowledgeable. Kept things upbeat, making the training experience enjoyable, as safety training generally is rather boring. He answered every one of my questions, as I am only a planner, not a technician. I understood everything I was taught, gained a significant amount of useful knowledge regarding...Jasmine Lelani, Dana Holding Corp
“The course was interesting and informative, the topics and illustrations were real, eye opening and definitely will change how I do some things. The instructor had no problems keeping us awake.”Larry Hiebert, Granny’s Poultry Cooperative Ltd
“This was a very good course. Lots of good info, it brings the dangers of arc flash home.”Jeff MacEachen, Savage
“The instructor was very knowledgeable and related the subject material naturally and easily. He related the subject material to his past professional experience which greatly contributed to ease of learning and most likely retention.”Kevin Perley, Department of National Defence
“This course gave me a much greater respect of the dangers of working on live equipment. The instructor; Ross Dion is very experienced in his electrical background and made the course very interesting. It reinforced my resolve to stay away from High Voltage.”Terrance Ryan, PTI Group
"Excellent information!! There was a lot of information that I was not aware of. This will be helpful to me going forward as we develop our own Safe Work Procedures."David Payne, Waterous Power systems
“I 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
"Clear concise speaker with a definite interest in safety and passing on his considerable experiences in the field."Rob Buxton, Dunkley Lumber
“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 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
“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 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
"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
“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
“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
“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.
“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 was well presented. I can't think of any improvements.Luther Jones, Pilkington Glass
“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
“The course was presented in a professional manner. Information was explained very well. The course allowed me to re-think some situations I had been in and I think I would do some of the past tasks much safer. I think talking about potential situations will keep workers more aware and safer.”Robert Collins, PTI Group
"Ed Rideout was an excellent instructor, well spoken and knowledgeable. Personally, I learnt a lot from this course and I will be safer for taking it."Paul Woodman, Canadian Coast Guard
“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
“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 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
“The instructor is very well versed with combined hands on and book knowledge. All questions were answered beyond satisfaction.”Alan Barnett, DND
"This course was definitely valuable and applicable in relation to employment at the Waste Water Plant. It provided excellent guidance in terms of PPE and operating practices in order to ensure a safe work environment, while encountering both low and high voltage equipment. The instructor, Dave Smith...Sandra Brunton, City of Lloydminster
“This course was informative. The instructor is very good in keeping people engaged. I would improve this course by adding more training aids and by doing scenario analysis. Maximum group discussions are always valuable.”Jamey Kennell, RCAS
“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
"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 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
“Life saving and very informative.”Reuben Delorme, Pembina Pipeline
|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|