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This one-day course is designed for workers responsible for electrical systems and needing certification in the CSA Z462-18 electrical safety standard. This standard covers safe work practices related to electrical dangers in the workplace. The successful participant will gain a solid understanding of hazards encountered while operating or maintaining electrical installations in the low voltage (below 750V) class including a full understanding of the arc hazard categorization, appropriate PPE selection and safe work procedure.

This course is taught by certified electrical professionals with decades of field experience and solid credentials as professional adult learning instructors. This program includes professionally designed slides, videos and extensive use of case studies. This program examines the electrical hazards found in industry and stresses the importance of the individual employee proactively recognizing hazards and applying safe work practices with the goal of zero incidents.

Who should attend: Engineers, Electricians, Instrumentation Mechanics, Technicians, Managers & Safety Professionals

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January 18 – 18, 2018 Calgary, AB OR18004 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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April 16 – 16, 2018 Fredericton, NB OR18030 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
April 19 – 19, 2018 Dartmouth, NS OR18034 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Robert Moroccio, Nortwon Electrical Contractors
    “The course was very intuitive to the possible electrical failures that can occur on the job; how to eliminate possible hazards through proper assessments and PPE. Take care of number one, yourself first and trust no one. The instructor was very thorough with the material, he did a good job.”
  • Ryan MacIntosh, Prodigy Tech Group 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.”
  • Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
    “Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”
  • Keith Allain, Master Packaging
    "Good presentation, many facts and unbiased information. I learnt a great deal on Arc Flash and related safety."
  • Charlie Wilkins, DND CFB Gagetown
    “Very informative and eye opening to many of the known hazards, as well as some that are not as recognizable.”

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
    43

    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...

    • Matt Legge, Syncrude Canada
      Dave is very knowledgeable. He has interesting stories and gets the information through to you very easily.
    • Matt Skopyk, Agrium
      "By far the best speaker/instructor for a training course at VPO. Dave kept the class engaged at all times and gave us a very informative session."
    • Lee Kocyba, Akita Drilling
      “Dave was a very good instructor with his knowledge on electrical and how to apply it with common occurrences that you may have on the rig.”
    See Dave Smith CV
  • Dave Wallace

    Years of Experience
    0

    Dave has worked as an Industrial Electrical electrician and Electronic Technologist for over 40 years, starting his electrical career at the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology in 1975. His main specialty is troubleshooting electrical and electronic systems in various manufacturing plants and marine applications with extensive experience on PLC’s and VFD’s. Dave’s worked nationally...

     
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  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience
    45

    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...

    • George Germenis, Nortown Electrical Contractors
      “Dave instructed the course in a very detailed method on how to work safely with electrical equipment. He explained the many risks and outcomes when working on live equipment and explained the proper precautions to take to prevent serious injury.”
    • 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.”
    • Kenneth Preston, Daishowa-Marubeni
      “Dave did a great job, he knew his material and related it to scenarios that applied to our plant. Great job!”
    See Dave Neal CV
  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    49

    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...

    • Brent Green, Newfoundland Power
      “The instructor Ed Rideout, presented the course content in a clear efficient manner. New troubleshooting techniques were well presented and received. By the end of the course I had noticed overall improvement in circuit troubleshooting ability.”
    • Shawn McCarthy, Suncor
      "Ed Rideout did an excellent job at presenting the course material. He also took the time to help anyone that was having trouble. A 1 job!!"
    • Tyler Romanchuk, Suncor
      “The course was excellent overall. The instructor, Ed Rideout was clear and made you feel comfortable with the material. Excellent tools and equipment provided.”
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience
    38

    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...

    • Kevin Archambault, Canadian Coast Guard
      “Jim was very informative. He also brought a lot of experience to the course. He was able to relate with what we do on a regular basis.”
    • Paul Steinkey, Daam Galvanizing Ltd.
      “Jim was very knowledgeable with course material. He would also answer questions that were outside of the course and pertained to our own jobs. He engaged all of us at the beginning and said, "No question was a stupid question." Thanks Jim.”
    • Shaun Filson, SaskPower
      “Jim presented the material in an easy-to-follow manner. Course content was informative and will be very useful in the place where I work. Overall, definitely worth taking.”
    See Jim Roberts CV
  • Fred Tanguay

    Years of Experience
    40

    With 30+ years of knowledge and experience gained from working in a variety of areas including power apparatus maintenance and commissioning, power engineering and design as well as training seminars for industrial and utility clients, Fred has a lot to offer students. In addition to an in-depth background in these areas, Fred also has qualifications in the following: - Occupational Health & Safety...

    • Tony Fiore, Phazer Electric
      “Fred was a great instructor; he had his audience of students very involved. His knowledge of the electrical field was very, very up to date. I enjoyed his techniques. Great instructor and job well done.”
    • Lewis Wong, University of Toronto
      “Fred is very knowledgeable. The material is very useful; I would recommend this course to any of my co-workers.”
    • Matt Wetzel, City of Ottawa
      “Fred the instructor knows his stuff inside and out. Excellent teacher and his patience is high. The course was very relevant to our plant and we will now apply several items to our procedures. I would recommend this course for others for sure. The training trailer was very impressive.”
    See Fred Tanguay CV
  • Alain Tremblay

    Years of Experience
    51

    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...

     
    See Alain Tremblay CV
  • Terry Yonkheym

    Years of Experience
    56

    Terry Yonkheym brings over 28 years experience in training and practical electrical maintenance to Canada Training Group's electrical, safety and high voltage programs. Terry's extensive service record for Ontario Hydro began as a Power Maintenance Electrician Apprentice, progressing through attaining the Inter-Provincial Construction and Maintenance Electrician's license, Journeyperson status and...

    • Ryan Kozubski, Nabors Drilling
      "I really appreciated the instructor, Terry Yonkheym, his experience and patience made this course very enjoyable."
    • Kelly Clarke, TransCanada
      "Terry is very knowledgeable in his field. He provided very good insights and personal experiences to the course. It was a real eye opener to see the personal injury and fatality case studies."
    • Nikitas Alexopoulos, Syncrude Canada
      "Excellent, Terry did a great job in having us understand the troubleshooting breakdown."
    See Terry Yonkheym CV
  • "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
  • “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
  • "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 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.
  • “The instructor interacted well with the group and was clear and knowledgeable with the course. I came out of the course with a better understanding of arc flash dangers and prevention.”

    Doug Robertson, West Fraser Lumber
  • “Great course, a lot of valuable information and safety tips. Good information on responsibilities of management and employees.”

    Dave Mosher, P&H Milling
  • “The course was very intuitive to the possible electrical failures that can occur on the job; how to eliminate possible hazards through proper assessments and PPE. Take care of number one, yourself first and trust no one. The instructor was very thorough with the material, he did a good job.”

    Robert Moroccio, Nortwon Electrical Contractors
  • “The course explained causes of arc flash and necessity of PPE and the instructor explained these effectively. Videos scared the crap out of me.”

    L Valente, Vari-Form Inc.
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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 very clear and concise about arc flash safety. The video examples and pictures made it very clear on how powerful an arc flash can be. Clear instruction was given on proper PPE and how to energize equipment.

    Chris Mott, High Line Electrical
  • “This course was a great way of convincing people to take precautions and work safely.”

    Kyle Hughes, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “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
  • "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
  • “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
  • "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
  • “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.
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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 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 is the third time I have taken this course and this one was the best."

    Geoff Thistle, Nabors Drilling
  • “Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

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

    Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
  • “Great program, I learned a lot. Good material. Helps me with managing electrical safety programs. Thanks.”

    Alex Forbes, Dana Holding Corp
  • “Good information, well presented. Will benefit the company in updating our current electrical procedures.”

    Chris Maxwell, J.B. Webb
  • “The instructor did an excellent job; with a great knowledge level of the subject matter with plenty of experience to add to his credibility.”

    Shawn Kathol, Dyno Nobel Canada
  • “Excellent course. Brought new and current information to the students. Presentation was lively and interesting. Everyone took part. All questions asked by the students were answered clearly and concisely.”

    Phil McKenna, DND
  • “Very well instructed and presented, I feel more safe working in panels etc.”

    Tom Whalen, Graphic Packaging international
  • “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
  • “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
  • "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 informative. I learned many things that apply to me on a daily basis. It may even save my life."

    Jessie Todd, Canrig Canada
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • "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
  • “Clear information, good feedback, and usable information for developing our site procedures.”

    Brian Auclair, DSM Nutritional 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
  • “The course was enlightening to me. It gave me food for thought and a new view of hazards and risks in the safe use of electricity. The instructor, Ross Dion kept the class moving, no dull moments and a good level of assistance to me, as I’m not a trained electrician.”

    Irv Slager, Tenaris
  • "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
  • "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
  • “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
  • "Very informative course and identified many faults and bad habits that need to be corrected."

    Shawn Faith, Mott Manufacturing Ltd.
  • “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.
  • “Very educational, tons of experience and answered all questions. As an apprentice, I found this very helpful.”

    Dave Mattinson, PepsiCo Beverages Canada
  • “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, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable and a vast amount of work related experience made the course interesting and informative.”

    Kevin MacDonald, PTI Group
  • “The teacher did a really good job. I appreciated it and I’d strongly recommend to my co-workers.”

    Jim Li, Katlyn Technical Services
  • “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
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable in the course material. Lots of information on the course. Safety is a very high topic. Interesting points of view on how arc flash works at industrial sites. Answered all questions about many of the course topics.”

    Doug Dort, DSM Nutritional Products
  • “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
  • "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
  • “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
  • "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
  • “Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”

    Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “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.
  • “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 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
  • "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
  • “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
  • “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
  • "Great knowledge and fun to listen to made the course interesting."

    Jared Stitsen, Inland Aggregates
  • “Good! This information will help us develop the arc flash program for our site.”

    Pat Pasanen, West Fraser
  • “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 well presented. I'd recommend it to anybody who works around electricity.”

    Jim Nolin, Canadian Coast Guard
  • 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
  • “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
  • “Probably the best training so far I have had.”

    Dragan Lucic, Phazer Electric
  • “Excellent course that provided a significant amount of information. Great instructor that enjoyed the entire class entertained the entire class through the duration of the instruction.”

    Robert MacDonald, KTH Shelburne
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Well worth taking.”

    Glen Zawislak, Boeing
  • “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
  • “This course makes me aware how serious arc flash is in any trade and very fortunate to have the course presented in the manner of a simple understandable way for my learning habits.”

    Michael Herbertz, Highway Technology
  • “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

    Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
  • “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 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
  • "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
  • "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 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 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 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
  • “Very good course to keep me informed of proper ways to work in the electrical field.” Kristen Woitas, Apperley Electric

    Kristen Woitas, Apperley Electric
  • “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
  • "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
  • “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
  • "This course was very beneficial and certainly opened my eyes to all the dangers and hazards involved. It will certainly be beneficial when we complete a breaker change out at our facility. Very knowledgeable instructor, Ed Rideout who has seen a lot over the years."

    Kevin Barry, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • "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
  • "Informative course, definitely opend my eyes & will help me to apply safety to working situations."

    Ryan Kozubski, Nabors Drilling
  • "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
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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