Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety
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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

Next Arc Flash & Low Voltage Safety Courses
December 4 – 4, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Halifax time OR20431 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
December 8 – 8, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time OR20413 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
December 10 – 10, 2020 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Toronto time OR20420 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 5 – 5, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time OR21029 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 11 – 11, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time OR21030 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 14 – 14, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Winnipeg time OR21032 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 20 – 20, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Toronto time OR21034 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 25 – 25, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Halifax time OR21036 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 1 – 1, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time OR21040 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 9 – 9, 2021 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Edmonton Time OR21018 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Michael Disso, Canrig Canada
    This course was very informative and provided me with a wealth of knowledge to do my job safer and to minimize the risk of being exposed to an Arc Flash. I would like to recommend the use of more extensive PPE for electricians who have the potential of being exposed to an Arc Flash. The instructor provided...
  • Wade Dolton, Canadian Light Source
    “This course was an introduction to arc flash safety and was focused on showing some of the consequences and real world incidents that can occur. The instructor was easy to understand and showed some interesting examples and videos.”
  • Jen Furrow, McCain Foods Canada
    “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...
  • Gary Honch, PTI Group
    "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."
  • Jordi Soron, STS Tegg Services Inc.
    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.

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
    45

    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...

    • Greg Baun, Akita Drilling
      "The instructor, Dave Smith was clear and covered a lot of information in the 4 days. He is very knowledgeable and really knows is stuff."
    • Will J, Ainsworth
      "Good instruction Dave. Candid conversations kept the day awake and interesting. Touching on more than just arc flash but electrical safety."
    • Abdullahi Ali, Syncrude Canada
      "Dave is very experienced, interesting, friendly and most of all a very engaging instructor."
    See Dave Smith CV
  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    41

    Peter Waugh brings 39 years of experience in fields of maintenance and human resources management. Peter graduated in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick. He started his career with Westinghouse Industrial Field Service servicing power distribution equipment. He then moved to the Pulp & Paper industry where he worked for three companies over the next 30 years working in...

     
    • Erik Mikkelsen, Pretium Resources
      "Peter was very well spoken and thorough with critical information. He exhibited excellent knowledge and patience. Im extremely excited to gain knowledge that I can start to use immediately. The brochure information followed a proper, organized system. Thank you very much."
    • Wes Palmer, Pretium Resources
      "Peter was very knowledgeable and explained things with precision and confidence."
    • Darren Storm, Pretium Resources
      "The course was very informative and it has opened our eyes to the potential hazards we work with on a day to day basis. Peter was a extremely knowledgeable."
    See Peter Waugh CV
  • Dave Rodda

    Years of Experience
    36

    Dave Rodda began his career at the age of 7 when he took his father’s HIFI system apart. From there he enrolled in the Electrical Electronic courses offered at Hellgate High School in Missoula Montana. After a career in the US Navy as a 2nd Class Machinist Mate, he returned to the University of Montana looking to becoming a teacher while working summers for an electrical contractor. With the...

     
    • Ray Jonasson, 3M Canada Company
      He is a very knowledgeable instructor with a vast amount of experience & diversity.
    • Joshua Hoeppner, 3M Canada
      Dave was very informative and concise. The use of personal examples was incredibly useful for thoroughly demonstrating the true gravity of what was taught.
    See Dave Rodda CV
  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience
    47

    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...

    • S A Bourque, Nortown Electrical Contractors
      “I found Dave to be knowledgeable in regards to trade practice and the potential hazards associated with them. He was able to articulate pertinent points in a clear concise manner and with personality. The course was all in all; valuable and informative.”
    • Lance Morris, LP Golden
      “I found this course very informative with multiple points I was unaware of. Our instructor, Dave Neal was very knowledgeable and was adapt at relating the course material to on sight specifics. As well, Dave was personable and easy going.”
    • Jeremy Gutoski, West Fraser Quesnel Plywood
      “Dave was great, an excellent presentation and knowledgeable. It’s very evident he is extremely experienced and qualified. He was very personable and gave an enjoyable delivery.”
    See Dave Neal CV
  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    51

    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...

    • Gordon Grover, Jacobs Industrial Services Ltd
      “The course was well presented, and very informative. Ed was very good in his presentation and covered a lot of personal experiences that I found informative and knowledgeable, will be useful in my future.”
    • A. Lichodzijewski, Department of National Defense
      "Very interesting insight into Arc Flash safety. Good balance of theory and potential applications in everyday situations."
    • Alex McKee, Suncor
      "The instructor, Ed Rideout was very experienced and showed poise when asked to go over or show different ways of explaining a problem to the class."
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience
    40

    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!”
    • Parry Arnell, West Fraser
      "Jim is excellent with providing real life examples to help explain the VFD/Motor Troubleshooting is important to maintaining a plant uptime."
    • Andreas Frangias, Toronto Transit Commission
      “Jim was excellent and provided clear and concise information. He also used multiple ways to convey all the training in a way that kept it interesting.”
    See Jim Roberts CV
  • Fred Tanguay

    Years of Experience
    42

    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...

    • Jordan Heck, Enbridge Pipelines
      “Fred was very good and easy to deal with. His insight was very helpful and he was quite funny as well as entertaining. I would definitely recommend this course to others. Thank you.”
    • Brent Devoe, Syncrude Canada
      “Fred is a very knowledgeable instructor and explained things in a very simple way to try and get everybody to understand.”
    • Mike Lysohirka, Areva
      “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.”
    See Fred Tanguay CV
  • Alain Tremblay

    Years of Experience
    53

    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
  • Tim Dacey

    Years of Experience
    38

    Tim brings 38 years of experience in operations at various public and private utility companies starting with SaskPower in the late 70’s where he apprenticed as an electrician earning his Interprovincial Journeyman’s Electrician certification in the early 80’s. He continued to work as a Station Electrician for the next decade prior to moving into natural gas compression and transmission...

     
    • Dennis Stog, Crown metal packaging
      Tim did very well in spreading his knowledge and making sure everyone understood the topic. Top notch.
    • Chad, KLTP
      Tim provided useful tools to help me work safely around electricity.
    • Philip Friesen, Capital Power
      Tim was easy to listen to, and he had lots of real-world experience with arc flash safety.
    See Tim Dacey CV
  • "Informative course, definitely opend my eyes & will help me to apply safety to working situations."

    Ryan Kozubski, Nabors Drilling
  • “Very clear and good knowledge on practices and what can happen if no care is taken.”

    Kyle R, Frontier Power Products
  • “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
  • “Instructor was very knowledgeable, he educated us very well about the dangers related to High Voltage work and it was very useful for me.”

    Mike Akbari, Technical Closures Centre
  • "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
  • "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
  • “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 course was very informative and worth attending. The material was dry but presented in such a way that one didn’t notice it.”

    Chris Johnson, Department of National Defence
  • “The 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
  • “Great program, I learned a lot. Good material. Helps me with managing electrical safety programs. Thanks.”

    Alex Forbes, Dana Holding Corp
  • “Great course, a lot of valuable information and safety tips. Good information on responsibilities of management and employees.”

    Dave Mosher, P&H Milling
  • “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

    Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
  • “Very knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

    Edward, DND
  • “Very informative and eye-opening to anyone that doesn't know about arc flash.”

    Clayton Larson, SaskPower
  • “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
  • “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 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
  • 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
  • “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.
  • "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
  • It was a great course. That was well organized, with a good presentation.

    Peter Elzinga, COE
  • "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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Good presentation. I gained a clearer understanding of the dangers working with electricity and the need to purchase the proper PPE for my job. This course showed me that the dangers are greater than I realized and will no longer be ignored.”

    Gary Nichols, CNRL
  • “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
  • “In the course today we had Jim Roberts as an instructor. He was very knowledgeable with electrical technology and the workings of equipment in all aspects of the electrical trade. His evaluation of arc flash training and shock prevention was straight forward and to the point, I hope to use it in the...

    Cameron Doig, Sundre Forest Products
  • “Course was excellent, very informative. I thought the flow and order of the delivery was great. Thank you.”

    Eric Wilson, Rassaun Services
  • “This course was an introduction to arc flash safety and was focused on showing some of the consequences and real world incidents that can occur. The instructor was easy to understand and showed some interesting examples and videos.”

    Wade Dolton, Canadian Light Source
  • “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
  • "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.
  • 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 knowledgeable with lots of experience and examples. Kept the course interesting.”

    Edward, DND
  • "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
  • “The course was well presented and very informative. The instructor was very knowledgeable and interesting.”

    Chad Smith, 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
  • “Very well presented. Eye opening.”

    Dan Fingler, Weetabix
  • “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
  • I found that the course was very informative and interesting. I learnt a lot about the potential dangers involved with the electrical side of the work environment that myself and co-workers are around every day on a daily basis.”

    Martin DesRoches, Pembina Pipelines
  • “Course was in depth and detailed and well presented. Would whole heartedly recommend for any electrical industry.”

    Tyler Garvey, DND
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable of the course content. He kept it moving along well and made it interesting and very good instruction. Course was good and I have gained knowledge on how to protect myself when working around electrical equipment.”

    Ed Konas, Pembina Pipelines
  • The course was very informative, and it kept my interest.

    Greg Selinger, Atco Frontec
  • The instructor was nice and thorough. He explained the confusing laws.

    Ajai Moni, CBRE
  • "The instructor was very informed on all the sections described for this course and did an excellent job of illustrating the possibilities of an arc flash exposure. This is a must take course for those new to the electrical field and an excellent reminder for others"

    B. Vander Roest, Maintenance , Atlantic Windows
  • "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
  • “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
  • “Even though I've taken the course before, it did remind me of some of the things I'd forgotten. I also learned new rules and standards that are now in place. The instructor was well organized and answered all questions.”

    William Nicolay, West Fraser Lumber
  • “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
  • “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
  • “This was an A+ course with an A+ instructor. He knew what he was teaching and was very direct. Good with all of the answers.”

    Pat Doyle, Lanxess
  • “I found the course 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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “I found the information in the course to be very informative/beneficial to further advance my education and understanding of the potential hazards of arc flash potential, ways to safely conduct work and protect myself, now and in future endeavors for the rest of my career in the electrical industry...

    Travis Shewchuk, PCL Energy
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Great course, full of information that many of us did not want know or even think about prior. Good course to take for work as well as regular day life. The instructor, Dave Smith was very good at delivering the material and keeping the attention of the group. The course had real life examples with...

    Nathan Taylor, Pembina Pipelines
  • “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
  • “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.
  • “I found the course was very good. I learned a lot. Very happy to attend it. A lot of new information to remember and consider at work. The instructor kept the course interesting, easy to listen to. I definitely was not aware of that many electrical hazards.”

    David Warkentin, Lode-King Industries
  • “The 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 course was well presented, and both Dave and Jon checked in on us to make sure that the experience was a good one.

    Matthew Litzenberger, UBCO - University of British Columbia Okanagan
  • “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
  • “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
  • "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 was well informed and prepared and up to date with changes in the regulations. He was able to explain and share experiences working as an electrician.”

    Orville Wright, Manning Forest Products
  • “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
  • “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 instructor, Dave Smith was a pleasure to listen to. He was very knowledgeable about all areas and had personal stories which were great to hear. As well he was very prepared with videos and PPE. I definitely am walking away from this course with the knowledge of certain things electrical. However...

    Clark Drury, City of Lloydminster
  • “Clear information, good feedback, and usable information for developing our site procedures.”

    Brian Auclair, DSM Nutritional Products
  • “Excellent job, providing the basic information on Arc Flash Low Voltage Safety, with a mix of examples that are applicable to many different industries. The course was well paced with a good mix of media to keep everyone’s interest. Course instructor was very knowledgeable.”

    Natasha Chin, Kellogg Canada Inc.
  • "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
  • “This course gave me a much greater respect of the dangers of working on live equipment. The instructor; Ross Dion is very experienced in his electrical background and made the course very interesting. It reinforced my resolve to stay away from High Voltage.”

    Terrance Ryan, PTI Group
  • “The instructor is very knowledgeable and helpful. He provided a lot of examples in class, which are very close to our daily operation. From the class, I got clarification of what electrical safety should be and how to protect myself if I need to perform an electrical field job.”

    Gang Eric Liu, Samco Machinery
  • "Very good instruction. Gave a overview of how the standard works and how to analyze the equipment you are working on"

    Trent Wanner, SaskPower
  • "Although I have previously taken an Arc Flash course, I found that this was a really good refresher course for me. My awareness will now be heightened and this will make our workplace safer as we implement changes that I gained from this course."

    Don Zapski, City of Saskatoon
  • “This was an excellent informative class well-presented worthwhile and enjoyable and lots of great information.”

    Tyler Doubt, Powell River General Hospital
  • “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
  • "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
  • “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
  • “The course was awesome. The instructor did a great job of explaining and showing the dangers and precautions of arc flash.”

    Jordan Wiens, Apperley Electric
  • "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
  • “This course gave good information about working safely around electrical equipment. The instructor was easy to listen to and I did not fall asleep. It was valuable information, which I will use.”

    Darren Groot, Pacific Bioenergy
  • “The 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.
  • “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
  • “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.
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Probably the best training so far I have had.”

    Dragan Lucic, Phazer Electric
  • “Great attitude, hard-hitting slides, useful information, willing to step up and answer questions, and very helpful.”

    Kyle Bell, Dana Holding Corp
  • “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 has an excellent knowledge of what he is teaching. He was able to give many examples from real world situations he has encountered throughout his career.”

    Philip Nickerson, SNC Lavalin
  • “The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”

    Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
  • "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 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
  • A lot I didn’t know about and glad I do now, Definitely worth the time learning.

    Robert Dylan Dupuis, Mount Milligan (centera gold)
  • “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
  • 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.
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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