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This one-day course is designed for workers responsible for electrical systems and needing certification in the CSA Z462-21 electrical safety standard. This standard covers safe work practices related to electrical dangers in the workplace. The successful participant will gain a solid understanding of hazards encountered while operating or maintaining electrical installations in the low voltage (below 750V) class including a full understanding of the arc hazard categorization, appropriate PPE selection and safe work procedure.

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

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

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May 18 – 18, 2022 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Toronto time OR22169 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Nick Dunstan, City of Lloydminster
    “The instructor is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the information he is delivering in his presentation. Well laid out but, but does not boarder on information overload. All in all a solid learning experience.”
  • Tim Jackson, NS Health
    “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.”
  • Rob Garez, Natural Resources Canada
    "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...
  • Graham Albert, International Paper
    The course highlights hazards we are indirectly exposed to daily when in mills. It made me more aware of Arc Flash study Labels and what they mean.
  • Rob Buxton, Dunkley Lumber
    "Clear concise speaker with a definite interest in safety and passing on his considerable experiences in the field."

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 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...

    • Bob MacGregor, BC Hydro
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  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    43

    Peter Waugh brings 43 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...

     
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  • Daniel Chartier

    Years of Experience
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    Daniel Chartier travaille comme ingénieur électrique depuis près de 30 ans, et est spécialisé en automatisation et contrôles. Il a travaillé dans des fonderies d'aluminium et les mines, dans l'emballage, les stations de pompage et dans la construction d'usines thermiques (District Cooling) au cours des ans. Il a été responsable du développement de formations de sécurité dans...

     
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  • Doug Baker

    Years of Experience
    46

    Doug brings over forty five years experience in the electrical industry, working for utility, utility contractors, engineering firm, and educational institute. Most recently finishing a career at NAIT as an instructor/academic chair (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) in Power Lineman, Power System Electrician, Electrician and Electrical Engineering Technology programs. He has constructed and...

     
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  • Paul Sherwood

    Years of Experience
    45

    44 years as an Industrial Maintenance Electrician in the U.K. And CanadaExperience in the engineering and manufacturing industries maintaining a wide variety of electrical equipmentWorked primarily in the Potash mining industry in Saskatchewan (32 years) At Potash held various roles, worked underground maintaining Electrical systems and equipment.Mill maintenance Electrician working on high, medium...

     
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  • Wayne Jeffrey

    Years of Experience
    40

    Wayne brings 39 years of experience in the electrical and instrumentation industry. He is a master electrician and a journeyman instrument mechanic. He started in the early 80’s with a petroleum company in the Lloydminster area preforming maintenance duties. He then started and ran his own contracting company for 15 yrs. in Lloydminster. After he sold the company, he started working with a local...

     
    • Hassan Mahmood, BTHC
      Wayne has a strong background in electrical knowledge, he is well aware of electrical codes and standards and explains everything very well.
    • Adam LeChasseur, GCT Deltaport
      Wayne Jeffrey was by far the best instructor I've ever had in any electrical training session I've taken before.
    • Brett Fisher, MTM Mine
      I personally liked Wayne as an instructor. He had lots of information and went over all the details with us. He answered any questions we had right away and made it make sense.
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  • Dave Cox

    Years of Experience
    42

    Dave began his career in commercial high rises in Calgary. He then spent time working industrial oilfield maintenance electrical in Alberta followed by General Motors in Oshawa Ontario, Koch fertilizer and Husky Oil in Manitoba, Baffin Island at an iron ore mine and commissioning in the Alberta oildsands sector.Dave is also an avid whitewater rafting professional, and has served as a guide in Ontario...

     
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  • Richard Stickel

    Years of Experience
    33

    Richard Stickel worked at the Canfor Taylor Pulp Mill for 33 years. He has worked in operations, electrical and industrial instrumentation maintenance, construction in the oil and gas field and airport electrical construction. He holds dual journeyman certification as an electrician as well as an instrument mechanic. He is a 4th class power engineer.As a technician Richard was involved with construction...

     
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  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience
    49

    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...

    • Joel Gagnon, Brookfield Renewable
      “I found the instructor, Dave Neal very informative and easy to interact with. Through his experience and knowledge he was able to give us many examples that were easy to understand. This was a great course for someone with little electrical experience like myself.”
    • John Wallbank, Custom Foam Systems
      “Dave Neal presented a lot of information in one day. The subject matter is serious and potentially lifesaving.”
    • Craig Jeanveau, York Energy Centre
      “Dave was professional, knowledgeable and kept us engaged. Great course content and videos. Breaks were perfectly scheduled and the hands-on training was valuable because Dave's experience.”
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  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    53

    Ed Rideout has been involved with the electrical field in many ways for nearly 52 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...

    • Rodney Pettigrew, Kramer Ltd.
      "Ed is very knowledgeable, helpful and accommodating. He made a challenging course very interesting."
    • Stephen Stone, Newalta
      “I thought this course was very informative and provided everyone with the opportunity to share their experiences. The material got right to the point, and never included fill-in material, which is common to most courses. Ed was able to deliver the material professionally and was able to include his...
    • Shane Suchan, Mosaic Potash
      “Ed is a very knowledgeable instructor and relates material well. Give him a raise.”
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  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience
    42

    Jim Roberts brings over 41 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...

    • Shoaib Patel, Toronto Transit Commission
      “Jim Roberts was a good instructor. He was very clear in helping us understand how to safely deal with high voltage. He also made us aware of all the dangers that we could come across.”
    • Salman Afzal, Syncrude Canada
      “Jim Roberts is a really good instructor; he explained everything in detail and explained the hazards of switching electrical equipment. He has shown us the safest way of switching and what to look for when switching. I would recommend Jim because he is experienced and very safe and he knows the stuff...
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  • “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
  • “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
  • "The instructor, Dave Neal was very knowledgeable and thorough with the explanation of the material. Everything was understood and all questions were answered. Very good and definitely recommend to other companies.

    Harley Spence, Alberta Plywood
  • “The course was well planned and straight forward. The instructor’s use of videos and personal experience was useful to really enforce the dangers of arc flash.”

    Mark Hanlon, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “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
  • "This course was very well put together and I learnt some very interesting things about arc fault and the required PPE needed to work on different voltages."

    Brian Hawco, NL Hydro
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • "Great course!! Lots of information that I can use on the job. It gave me a new perspective/respect for the type of work environment that I'm in everyday."

    Tony Beaver, Canrig Canada
  • “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 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
  • “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
  • "The instructor was very good and the arcflash information was valuable. Recommended"

    D. Wall, Supervisor, Graymont Aggregates
  • “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.
  • It was a good course with all the valuable and important safety measures required while performing routine and non-routine tasks at work.

    Kunal Patel, Ball Corporation
  • An excellent course groomed to our specific needs.

    William Rex Glanville, Centers Gold
  • “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
  • “The instructor is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the information he is delivering in his presentation. Well laid out but, but does not boarder on information overload. All in all a solid learning experience.”

    Nick Dunstan, City of Lloydminster
  • “Very informative and eye opening to the dangers involved in electrical arc flash potential.”

    Doug Kinsey, Louisiana Pacific
  • “This is my second time taking this course. I learn something new each time from the instructors and students. Thank you”

    Glenn MacInnis, Elanco Canada Ltd.
  • "Highly recommended!"

    James Gregoire, Boeing
  • “Very well informed and knowledgeable about topics covered in the course. The course was well planned and would recommend to coworkers.”

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

    Jasen Holmstrom, Birchcliff Energy
  • “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 course was very well laid out, with very experienced instruction. I have taken the course with other training facilities and this has been the best so far.”

    Greg Wanner, PCL Energy
  • “The instructor was knowledgeable; course flow was good and a mix of practical experience and information.”

    Tom McKay, EPTCON Ltd.
  • “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
  • "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
  • “Very well presented. Eye opening.”

    Dan Fingler, Weetabix
  • "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
  • "The training was very informative. It was good to see videos on the actual actions that can occur due to Arc Flashes. I believe this provided proper information to ensure I will be able to prepare and properly handle situations dealing with the potential for Arc Flashes."

    Megan Kennedy, Rolls - Royce Limited
  • "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
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable. He did a good job of keeping the pace up. I liked the videos. The course was definitely an eye opener.”

    Devin, Karlstrom, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”

    Bruce Parr, West Fraser Lumber
  • “This was an excellent course. The instructor Ross Dion was interesting, knowledgeable and dynamic. The course covered all information needed.”

    Tom Blake, Aquatera Utilities Inc.
  • “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
  • "Excellent course, very informative and interesting. The instructor, Ross Dion, was terrific and presented the material very well, using real stories, videos and examples."

    Krista Bochert, Genivar Inc.
  • “Very helpful and well taught I stayed intrigued throughout the course. I will have some more ideas on being safe while I’m at the job site. The instructor was very knowledgeable with topics.”

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

    Thomas Bowmann PTI Group,
  • " 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
  • “Good course and good instructor. It brings awareness to risks involved with different types of electrical work. Good advice of proper PPE to suite and lots of great practical advice.”

    Chris Johns, Nortown Electrical Contractors
  • “The course 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.
  • “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 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
  • “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
  • "It was an eye opener to see what could really happen in arc flashes and the injuries they cause and the little bit of a flash to cause serious injury. The instructor, Ed Rideout was great and to the point."

    Allan Brown, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “Good! This information will help us develop the arc flash program for our site.”

    Pat Pasanen, West Fraser
  • "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
  • 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.
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • “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.
  • “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
  • 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
  • “Very informative, interesting new legislation. The instructor was very knowledgeable and had field experience. See you in three years.”

    Pat Lindsay, Canadian Coast Guard
  • "This is the third time I have taken this course and this one was the best."

    Geoff Thistle, Nabors Drilling
  • "Excellent course, well worth it."

    Wayne Smith, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • "This was a good reminder of how quickly accidents can happen and how important it is wearing PPE when performing electrical tasks."

    Dave Papetti, SNC Lavalin O & M
  • "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
  • “The instructor and course were both very informative and clearly presented. There is more than enough knowledge to be gained from the course to complete the work that the training is for safely.”

    Shane Pretzer, PCL Energy
  • “The instructor 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
  • “Clear information, good feedback, and usable information for developing our site procedures.”

    Brian Auclair, DSM Nutritional Products
  • "Very good instruction. Gave a overview of how the standard works and how to analyze the equipment you are working on"

    Trent Wanner, SaskPower
  • “Course was excellent, very informative. I thought the flow and order of the delivery was great. Thank you.”

    Eric Wilson, Rassaun Services
  • “Course instructor made it interactive and fun for non-electrical employees. He was well-informed with his information, and I left the course with what I intended to leave with.”

    Shawn Molnar, Grain Millers Canada
  • “The instructor Dave Neal is extremely knowledgeable and easy to follow. Great material and communication skills, this course is definitely one of the “must take” for technical personnel.”

    Ivan Melnikov, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “I found the course very informative and the way the instructor was able to pass the information in a way all could understand was well done. I learnt a lot of new items on arc flash that was unknown before.”

    M Lange, Graymont
  • The course highlights hazards we are indirectly exposed to daily when in mills. It made me more aware of Arc Flash study Labels and what they mean.

    Graham Albert, International Paper
  • “Great attitude, hard-hitting slides, useful information, willing to step up and answer questions, and very helpful.”

    Kyle Bell, Dana Holding Corp
  • “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
  • “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 instructor was excellent at both presently information and entertaining. The course felt complete, and well-made.”

    Taylor Hunt, Grain Millers Canada
  • “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 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
  • “This was an excellent informative class well-presented worthwhile and enjoyable and lots of great information.”

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

    Ben Cooper, Fisheries & Oceans – Canadian Coast Guard
  • “The course was a real eye opener to what hazards we work with and around our daily lives. Have respect for electricity. I learned a lot.”

    Henry Bartsch, Triple E Canada
  • “Very educational, tons of experience and answered all questions. As an apprentice, I found this very helpful.”

    Dave Mattinson, PepsiCo Beverages Canada
  • “Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”

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

    Wayne Bemister, Canadian Coast Guard
  • “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; useful. Very well-instructed and I enjoyed the learning environment and teaching methods, as well as the materials.”

    Grant McCullum, Grain Millers Canada
  • “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
  • “Good videos and tests, the instructor, Ed Rideout was interesting and he kept me interested. Every electrician should take this course.”

    Ryan Tarksis, PTI Group
  • “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
  • "This course opened my eyes up on many topics. The concentration needed to perform troubleshooting. One job, one thought. Know what you need to expect when troubleshooting/testing."

    Will J, Ainsworth
  • “The course is going to be very useful in further work and day to day life. The instructor is very knowledgeable and gave a lot of very useful information about Arc Flashes and electricity in a whole.”

    Devan Johnson, Pembina Pipeline
  • “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
  • The instructor was very well informed about the course knowledge and presented it well.

    Neil Anderson, NTPC
  • “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 course was very informative and helpful to understand the dangers associated with working around electricity.”

    Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
  • “This was taught to us as an electrician speaking to an electrician. Best course & entertaining. Great!”

    Terry Verner, City of Courtenay
  • The course was well put together and full of valuable information.

    Mason Galliah, Ball Packaging
  • "Clear concise speaker with a definite interest in safety and passing on his considerable experiences in the field."

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

    Mark Bachman, Canadian Light Source
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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