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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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August 20 – 20, 2018 Grande Prairie, AB OR18057 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
August 23 – 23, 2018 Calgary, AB OR18060 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
September 10 – 10, 2018 Edmonton, AB OR18066 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
September 13 – 13, 2018 Saskatoon, SK OR18068 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
September 17 – 17, 2018 Sarnia, ON OR18070 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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October 1 – 1, 2018 Oromocto, NB OR18120 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 4 – 4, 2018 Dartmouth, NS OR18121 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 15 – 15, 2018 Richmond, BC OR18124 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 18 – 18, 2018 Winnipeg, MB OR18126 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Clayton Reeve, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
    “An eye opener to the potential risk associated with electricity.”
  • Ryan, DND
    “Excellent examples of real life and videos and photos to bring to light the realities of arc flash.”
  • Alison Flynn, Farnell Packaging Ltd.
    “I found the course/instructor to help answer my questions concerning standards and offered guidance to grow our plants current plant.”
  • Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
    “The course was very informative and helpful to understand the dangers associated with working around electricity.”
  • Chris Layes, Pembina Pipelines
    “This course was very informative, straight to the point and very worthwhile.”

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
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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...

    • Blaine Larson, Husky Energy
      "Dave is easy to understand and can take the heckling from guys trying to argue. Very knowledgeable about the curriculum and technical aspects of CSA Z462."
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      "I found the instructor, Dave Smith very informative and knowledgeable about the subject matter. He used greater visual and verbal examples explaining the course material."
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      "Dave has excellent presentation skills, and engages the student with questions and personal experience."
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  • Dave Wallace

    Years of Experience
    43

    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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    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...

    • John Slaney, Kiewit Energy Canada Corp.
      “Dave brought a lot of experience with him to the course. He was very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Dave Neal was a great instructor.”
    • Mike Moura, Inter Pipeline Ltd
      “Dave was a very good instructor, very knowledgeable. I enjoyed this class.”
    • Curtis Miller, Mortenson Construction
      Excellent course, great interaction & instructor. Well planned out program. Great hands on & instruction on use of test tools, maintenance, care & cleaning.
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  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
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    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...

    • Stephen Ramkhelawan, Saipem Canada
      "Mr. Ed Rideout was very interesting to listen to and his work experiences certainly helped me understand his material and topics presented. I would be more than happy and interested to attend another one of his seminars. Mr. Rideout is very knowledgeable and presented information in a very well planned...
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      "Ed Rideout is very knowledgeable and is able to sit one on one to instruct those having problems. He is also able to explain in a way that makes things easier to understand."
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      “I thought the instructor Ed did a very good job explaining the course. The instructor was very knowledgeable on what he was teaching us, and answered any questions we had. The course had a good breakdown of theory in the classroom, and hands-on in the trailer.”
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  • 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...

    • Conrad Castillo, Littelfuse Startco
      The instructor; Jim Roberts did very well. He was very thorough and entertaining in the course. Jim was also able to keep my attention and kept me engaged in this course. Thanks Jim!”
    • Bernice O'Neil, Lambton Kent DSB
      Excellent course, full of need to know current info.
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  • Fred Tanguay

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    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...

    • Cam Rands, Mosaic Potash
      “Fred was a very good instructor that can explain stuff in a way anyone could understand. He kept us interested on the topics and the hands on work. I would like to see him at more of our courses.”
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      “Great overall course. Fred Tanguay was a very knowledgeable instructor. Lots of real world experiences and stories.”
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      “I do believe Fred does a great, thorough job teaching this course. With his experience in his past jobs, it has brought forward a great way to bring his awareness and safety for us as a tradesman.”
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  • Alain Tremblay

    Years of Experience
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    Alain Tremblay is an electrical engineer with over 31 years of experience. He is fluent in both French and English and can instruct courses in both languages. He is a consultant on electrical power systems and preventative maintenance such as infrared thermography, transformer oil and gas analysis, electrical course and job supervision. Alain graduated from Laval University in Quebec with a Bachelor...

     
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  • 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...

    • Sigmond Bush, Liberty Machinery Testing
      “Terry was very descriptive, clear on the content and great at answering questions.”
    • Anthony Moore, Syncrude Canada
      "Terry is knowledgeable and clear speaking. He is very approachable with questions."
    • Louzan Cochrane, Syncrude Canada
      "Terry was well based in electrical knowledge. He was very good at explaining the course content."
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  • “An eye opener to the potential risk associated with electricity.”

    Clayton Reeve, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “Excellent examples of real life and videos and photos to bring to light the realities of arc flash.”

    Ryan, DND
  • “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
  • “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 excellent informative class well-presented worthwhile and enjoyable and lots of great information.”

    Tyler Doubt, Powell River General Hospital
  • “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
  • “It was very knowledgeable. It made me aware of many things I never thought about before.”

    Robert Llewellyn, Highliner Food Inc.
  • “Very well instructed and presented, I feel more safe working in panels etc.”

    Tom Whalen, Graphic Packaging international
  • “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
  • "This course covered safety aspects for low voltage operations and dangers associated with electricity in general. The importance of safety equipment and apparel and the knowledge to know what a person is dealing with and necessary precautions required."

    Anthony Backs, TransCanada Gas Storage
  • “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.
  • “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 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 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
  • "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 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 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
  • "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
  • “I really enjoyed the course material. I feel like I have learnt a lot that can be brought back and applied to my daily work routine. The videos and stories from the instructor were great.”

    Dave Maczko, Lanxess
  • "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 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
  • “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 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
  • “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.
  • “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
  • “Very informative and eye-opening to anyone that doesn't know about arc flash.”

    Clayton Larson, SaskPower
  • “Clear information, good feedback, and usable information for developing our site procedures.”

    Brian Auclair, DSM Nutritional Products
  • “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 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
  • "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 course was easy to follow and informative. The instructor was clear and concise. I know I have a better understanding of the hazards associated with Arc Flash and the PPE and procedures in place to deal with them.”

    Thomas Merkel, Inter Pipeline Fund
  • “This 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
  • “Excellent experience and knowledge. Backed up his ideas with real world, factual information. Presentation was something and easy to follow.”

    Jason Sparling, Manning Forest Products
  • “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 instructor was very good and the arcflash information was valuable. Recommended"

    D. Wall, Supervisor, Graymont Aggregates
  • “Well worth taking.”

    Glen Zawislak, Boeing
  • “The teacher did a really good job. I appreciated it and I’d strongly recommend to my co-workers.”

    Jim Li, Katlyn Technical Services
  • “Instructor was clear and interesting. The course was very helpful for me in my position of plant maintenance.”

    Cory Roberts, Expocrete
  • “Good! This information will help us develop the arc flash program for our site.”

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

    Jim Nolin, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “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
  • “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
  • "Informative course, definitely opend my eyes & will help me to apply safety to working situations."

    Ryan Kozubski, Nabors Drilling
  • 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 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
  • “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 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 was very knowledgeable about all aspects of the course. Good videos to prevent Arc Flash danger and had good stories to go along with the material.”

    Trevor Nelson, Inter Pipeline Ltd
  • “The course was very informative and helpful to understand the dangers associated with working around electricity.”

    Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable of the subject material. The course was extremely informative and full of content that I was unaware of.”

    Kyle Williams, DND
  • "Excellent course, well worth it."

    Wayne Smith, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “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
  • “This course was very descriptive and pin pointed all the safety involved with arc flashes. The course really makes you think about what you are doing when working on energized equipment and knowing all the risks involved. I will take what I’ve learnt in this course and apply it immediately in the...

    Brandon Cronk, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • “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
  • “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
  • “This course was very informative, straight to the point and very worthwhile.”

    Chris Layes, Pembina Pipelines
  • "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.
  • “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
  • “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.
  • “This course was great, it’s geared in such a way that a non-electrician (me) is comfortable and understands the content. I took notes of 8-10 “ah-ha” moments today, things I can take with me and apply to our safety program. There was lots of value in that for me. I would certainly take the course...

    Jen Furrow, McCain Foods Canada
  • “The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”

    Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
  • "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
  • “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
  • “Good refresher and new info on the changes to the Z462-15. The instructor was knowledgeable and presented the information smoothly.”

    Troy Barton, DND
  • “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.
  • “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
  • The instructor, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable, and presented the course material very well. He had the students involved and encouraged questions. I found the course material for the most part to be very interesting and will be helpful to me in my day to day work. I would recommend this course to...

    Ken Power, The Co-Operators
  • “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.
  • "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
  • “Great instructor and great information. Although disturbing, I enjoyed the videos and pictures of the real life accidents. They really hit home on the possibility of injury.”

    Tim Jackson, NS Health
  • 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
  • “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
  • "Clear concise speaker with a definite interest in safety and passing on his considerable experiences in the field."

    Rob Buxton, Dunkley Lumber
  • "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 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
  • “The information I got from this course better helps me understand potential dangers around electricity. It gave me a better understanding with safety and risk management.”

    Tanner Halverson, Pembina Pipeline
  • “I found the course to be informative and interesting to follow. I now see the importance of PPE for flash protection. Now we have to work on proper implementation.”

    E Farquhar, J.B. Webb
  • “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
  • "Good and informative, made me much more aware of my surroundings in and around the jobsite."

    Mark Pelham, EMW Industrial Ltd.
  • “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 informative and eye opening. I’ll definitely take information away from this course and apply it in my workplace.”

    Colter Johnson, CNRL
  • "This is the third time I have taken this course and this one was the best."

    Geoff Thistle, Nabors Drilling
  • “I found this course is full of relevant information and much knowledge has been gained. The instructor is good at getting the information across and answers any questions thoroughly.”

    Travis Price, Rassaun Services
  • “The instructor was excellent at both presently information and entertaining. The course felt complete, and well-made.”

    Taylor Hunt, Grain Millers Canada
  • “Probably the best training so far I have had.”

    Dragan Lucic, Phazer Electric
  • “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 duration of the whole course was very well organized. Terry Yonkheym spent the right amount of time at the right times. I feel a lot more comfortable with this topic now. Great Instructor.

    "Cam Simkins, L & M Wood Products
  • "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 and necessary training. Great job Dave Neal, I never nodded off!! Their was a good mix of presentation styles."

    Andrew Geensen, PTI Group
  • “The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”

    Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
  • “If any work in a possible electrical environment needs to be done, you should be in this course. Even if you aren’t doing the work you should know the hazards of even being in the vicinity because you can/will be affected. I had no idea the possibilities of Arc Flashes even with Low Voltage.”

    Jordan Martin, Highway Technology
  • “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
  • 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
  • "Very good instruction. Gave a overview of how the standard works and how to analyze the equipment you are working on"

    Trent Wanner, SaskPower
  • “Good training to show arc flash hazards and properly mitigate the dangers.”

    Steve Morrison, Grain Millers Canada
  • "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
  • “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
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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