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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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  • Glenn McInnis, Master-Packaging Inc.
    "I gained a lot of information about the equipment that we need in order to work safe. I learnt about different ways to prepare for electrical jobs (ie: informing someone what to do if you get into trouble and also to know your surroundings)"
  • David Warkentin, Lode-King Industries
    “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.”
  • Cameron Doig, Sundre Forest Products
    “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...
  • Matthew Litzenberger, UBCO - University of British Columbia Okanagan
    The course was well presented, and both Dave and Jon checked in on us to make sure that the experience was a good one.
  • Tyler Garvey, DND
    “Course was in depth and detailed and well presented. Would whole heartedly recommend for any electrical industry.”

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
    46

    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...

    • Jody Payne, Canrig
      "I was impressed by the instructor, Dave's straight forward "down to earth" teaching style. He was able to keep the room attentive and involved. The training is essential for any employee working with or around any electrical equipment."
    • Carla Young, Syncrude Canada
      "Very relaxed, informative and funny. Great instructor!!"
    • Paul Ratte, Maple Leaf Consumer Foods
      "Dave has excellent presentation skills, and engages the student with questions and personal experience."
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  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    42

    Peter Waugh brings 42 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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      Peter is very good at what he does. It is great to have someone teaching that knows what he is talking about.
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      "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."
    • Greg Hogg, Pretium Resources
      "These 2 days of training have been by far the best training sessions I have been apart of. Peter did a great job of delivering information and aiming it to our needs here with Pretium. Thank you Peter."
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  • Daniel Chartier

    Years of Experience
    30

    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...

     
    • Cameron Dennis, Capital Power Corperation
      Daniel was an excellent instructor and knew what things to go into more detail about.
    • Gene Wallis, Enbridge
      Daniel was great, very informative, and I appreciated all the real-world applications he took us through.
    • Jean-Marc Dallaire, Broder Electric
      Daniel was very thorough with the course material. He was also good about answering questions during the course.
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  • Doug Baker

    Years of Experience
    45

    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...

     
    • Kevin Reid, West Fraser
      Doug did a fantastic job and explained all material as required. Very helpful and answered all questions.
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  • Wayne Jeffrey

    Years of Experience
    39

    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...

     
    • Jonathon Martel, Total Power
      Wayne was a great instructor, he was clear in his description of scenarios and answered questions thoroughly.
    • Johnathan Gamble, Total Power
      Wayne did an awesome job making everything easy to understand, as the knowledge level for guys on the course varied greatly.
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  • Dave Neal

    Years of Experience
    48

    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...

    • Steve Airheart, Mortenson Construction
      Dave did a great job. He has a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience. He uses past experiences to bring the training to life
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      “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.”
    • Chris Wilkinson, TransAlta
      “The course had a great detail and brought much more detail than I once knew. Dave did an excellent job bringing important information to us that we will encounter at some point on this job site. Overall, both the course and Dave did A+ job. Thanks.”
    See Dave Neal CV
  • Edward Rideout

    Years of Experience
    52

    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...

    • A. Lichodzijewski, Department of National Defense
      "Very interesting insight into Arc Flash safety. Good balance of theory and potential applications in everyday situations."
    • Dan Brown, Suncor
      “Best arc flash safety course I've ever taken. Excellent instructor and course content. First class that has had the Z462 book included in the content. Would have liked to see a copy of the Z462 manual included in the course fee, so I could highlight and take notes in the safety manual. Thanks Ed...
    • Landon Pruys, Barrick – Williams Operating Corporation
      “The instructor, Ed, was very helpful in this course. He showed patience and did not single anyone out, which was nice. I would recommend this course to others. It lets you analyze and think rather than rush and guess. Hands on troubleshooting was helpful, and it makes it easier to retain information...
    See Edward Rideout CV
  • Jim Roberts

    Years of Experience
    41

    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...

    • Greg Lyon, Newalta
      “Jim was extremely knowledgeable and kept the material interesting. He was extremely in depth and very helpful.”
    • 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!”
    • Garrison Supplee, Cummins
      Jim thoroughly delivered the information in a cheerful upbeat manner that made the 2-day course enjoyable and move quickly.
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  • Alain Tremblay

    Years of Experience
    54

    Alain Tremblay is an electrical engineer with over 54 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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  • Tim Dacey

    Years of Experience
    39

    Tim brings 39 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...

     
    • Philip Friesen, Capital Power
      Tim was easy to listen to, and he had lots of real-world experience with arc flash safety.
    • Scott Kelly, KLTP
      He was a great teacher. He communicated clearly and instructed us well in our class.
    • Dennis Stog, Crown metal packaging
      Tim did very well in spreading his knowledge and making sure everyone understood the topic. Top notch.
    See Tim Dacey CV
  • “I took away a lot from this course. The instructor was very clean and to the point. I feel more safe and informed.”

    Dan Mattin, Town of Whitby
  • "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 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
  • "This course was definitely valuable and applicable in relation to employment at the Waste Water Plant. It provided excellent guidance in terms of PPE and operating practices in order to ensure a safe work environment, while encountering both low and high voltage equipment. The instructor, Dave Smith...

    Sandra Brunton, City of Lloydminster
  • "Great knowledge and fun to listen to made the course interesting."

    Jared Stitsen, Inland Aggregates
  • “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
  • “Great course for all personnel. An eye-opener.”

    Bryan, Grain Millers Canada
  • "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
  • “The instructor interacted well with the group and was clear and knowledgeable with the course. I came out of the course with a better understanding of arc flash dangers and prevention.”

    Doug Robertson, West Fraser Lumber
  • “The course was presented in a professional manner. Information was explained very well. The course allowed me to re-think some situations I had been in and I think I would do some of the past tasks much safer. I think talking about potential situations will keep workers more aware and safer.”

    Robert Collins, PTI Group
  • "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
  • “Very informative and eye opening to many of the known hazards, as well as some that are not as recognizable.”

    Charlie Wilkins, DND CFB Gagetown
  • "I gained a lot of information about the equipment that we need in order to work safe. I learnt about different ways to prepare for electrical jobs (ie: informing someone what to do if you get into trouble and also to know your surroundings)"

    Glenn McInnis, Master-Packaging Inc.
  • “Probably the best training so far I have had.”

    Dragan Lucic, Phazer Electric
  • It was a well made and informative course. Peter was very thorough and answered every question that we brought up.

    Shayne Johnston, City of Prince George
  • “Very informative for trained electricians and qualified persons alike. The instructor had no trouble with answering any questions. Excellent job.”

    Scott Billard, KTH Shelburne
  • “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
  • “The instructor was very knowledgeable and delivered the course very well. It opened my eyes to things I did not know before. I would recommend this course to anyone that may deal with electricity.”

    Ryan MacIntosh, Prodigy Tech Group Inc.
  • 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
  • “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
  • "Great job. I learnt lots of useful safety information. I will feel more comfortable in 600V situations and dealing with breakers."

    Doug McKinnon, AK Brown Refrigeration
  • “I thought the instructor was very good, he was funny and kept things interesting. The course was an eye opener that I think we all needed with very important stuff to get you thinking. I think everyone enjoyed it.”

    Dean Knight, Middlesex Hospital Alliance
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Had a good sense of humor and held our attention well. Good knowledge on topics and very good personality.”

    Frank Penner, Load King Industries
  • “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.
  • “Wow! In for 34 years as an electrician, I have been really lucky. This was an excellent and informative course. I’m going to recommend it to a few guys.”

    Dirk Klein, PTI
  • “The 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.
  • What I gained from this course is the importance of having our Maintenance people educated in Arc Flash Awareness. It is extremely important that only properly trained compliant individuals work on our 600V panels. "The probability of non compliant individuals being injured / killed by Arc Flash is high...

    Mark Quigley, Master-Packaging Inc.
  • “The course was very informative and helpful to understand the dangers associated with working around electricity.”

    Joe Flynn, Inter Pipeline Fund
  • “Very well instructed and presented, I feel more safe working in panels etc.”

    Tom Whalen, Graphic Packaging international
  • “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
  • “Absolutely great course, instructor was great and he taught me about what arc flashes are and how to protect myself and how to prevent arc flash.”

    Aaron Budjak, Pembina Pipelines
  • “This course 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
  • “Hands on, practical exercises, very valuable, gives a good understanding of the standard.”

    Dan Plant, Lowe, Gravelle and Associates
  • “Informative, good guidelines to start evaluating our requirements. Good resources and recommendations provided during the training course. Overall, a good training course.”

    Norwin Abedin, Weetabix of Canada
  • “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 great for all levels of workers with little to lots of experience with great information presented with real-life examples. Relatable to what I do for work daily.

    Tyson Ingram, Emera NL
  • “The point of electrical dangers was driven home.”

    Larry Fradette, SNC Lavalin
  • “Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”

    Bruce Parr, West Fraser Lumber
  • “A must take and a great reminder for others.”

    Ben Vander Roest, Atlantic Windows
  • 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
  • "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
  • “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
  • “Very well presented. Well-paced and kept flowing with a good mix of protected experience to reflect on the course content. I enjoyed both the content and delivery.”

    Mike Morrison, SNC Lavalin
  • “Course was in depth and detailed and well presented. Would whole heartedly recommend for any electrical industry.”

    Tyler Garvey, DND
  • “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 course was informative. The instructor is very good in keeping people engaged. I would improve this course by adding more training aids and by doing scenario analysis. Maximum group discussions are always valuable.”

    Jamey Kennell, RCAS
  • “I 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
  • “The instructor is very up to date on “arc flash”. The information was very interesting and most of all knowledgeable. I will be changing a few of my own procedures in the electrical field.”

    Andrew Wilkinson, Impact Energy Service
  • “The course was awesome. The instructor did a great job of explaining and showing the dangers and precautions of arc flash.”

    Jordan Wiens, Apperley Electric
  • “Was a very knowledgeable course and very informative. Learnt a lot on how to keep safe and avoid injury. The instructor was well experienced and knew what he was talking about which made the course a lot more interesting from his stories.”

    Barry Clark, PCL Energy
  • "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.
  • The course was good. I learned some things that will help my supervisor position. Videos were helpful to get the point across.

    Steve Ferguson, JGW Machine
  • “A very informative and interesting course. I'm glad I came. I learned a lot and feel I can work more safely through my apprenticeship with this course.”

    Kalen Dyck, West Fraser
  • “The instructor, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable and a vast amount of work related experience made the course interesting and informative.”

    Kevin MacDonald, PTI Group
  • "I was able to gain more knowledge about arc flash clothing and their ratings. I also got a better understanding of the categories and what level of arc flash protection to wear."

    David Bonnell, Filter Boxx
  • “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.
  • "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 presentation of course material and gave out good examples and perspective when looking at electrical devices. The instructor is very good at keeping the class together by making it lively and exciting.”

    Mark Rogue, Lode-King Industries
  • “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
  • "Very informative course and identified many faults and bad habits that need to be corrected."

    Shawn Faith, Mott Manufacturing Ltd.
  • “This was an excellent presentation by the instructor, very informative and an eye opener to the dangers.”

    Greg Hall, Apperley Electric
  • “Very educational, tons of experience and answered all questions. As an apprentice, I found this very helpful.”

    Dave Mattinson, PepsiCo Beverages Canada
  • "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
  • A lot I didn’t know about and glad I do now, Definitely worth the time learning.

    Robert Dylan Dupuis, Mount Milligan (centera gold)
  • “Instructor was outstanding…I highly recommend it.”

    Terry Fahey, Fahey Electric
  • “Demonstrated excellent knowledge of safety, especially electrical. Was able to pass the knowledge on in an understandable manner.”

    Brian Thomas, Vari-Form 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
  • This course was very informative. The information given was well laid out and easy to understand.

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

    Thomas Bowmann PTI Group,
  • "The presentation of this course was very good and the instructor was well spoken. I was not bored or distracted. This was one of the better courses I have taken, it was eye opening and had good safety practices and procedures. I learned a great deal from this training course."

    Grant Friesen, Birchcliff Energy
  • “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
  • “Excellent instructor, great training for all my coworkers.”

    Michael Kehoe, Canadian Coast Guard
  • "Very well presented course. As a non-electrician, I found it fairly straight forward. The instructor, Dave Neal brought personal experience into the mix, which improved the learning environment."

    Chris Bunting, PTI Group
  • "The instructor, Ed Rideout was/is very knowledgeable on the subject. Material covered in a timely manner, questions from the students was encouraged. I would/will recommend this life saving course to others. Thank You."

    Blair Stewart, IBEW Local 1852
  • “Great course, a lot of valuable information and safety tips. Good information on responsibilities of management and employees.”

    Dave Mosher, P&H Milling
  • "This has been the best hazard training course that I have taken. If you work around electrical you need to take this course."

    Nick Mills, Revere Plastics Systems Inc.
  • "The 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 Arc Flash Low Voltage Safety course was great. It opened my eyes to a lot of potential hazards that we work with everyday & take for granted. I will definitely work on my safe work practices and change a couple of my habits from bad ones to good ones. I will trust the equipment a little less and...

    Tim Hauck, Ainsworth Lumber
  • “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
  • "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
  • "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
  • “The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable in the subject matter and his prior experience in the electrical field lends credibility to the course. Subject matter was tailored to suit our sites needs best and it was amongst the best courses I’ve taken.”

    Brian, Pemibina Pipelines
  • This was a good course to cover safety protocols for working around electrical circuits.

    James McDonald, Grain Millers
  • Very informative and visual, made good use of videos to show examples of specific scenarios. A nice change from the follow along in your handbook type course.

    Jordi Soron, STS Tegg Services Inc.
  • “The instructor is very well versed with combined hands on and book knowledge. All questions were answered beyond satisfaction.”

    Alan Barnett, DND
  • “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
  • “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.
  • “Very informative, interesting new legislation. The instructor was very knowledgeable and had field experience. See you in three years.”

    Pat Lindsay, Canadian Coast Guard
  • Great informative class, an eye-opener for what can happen if not using proper techniques and PPE

    Andrew Munro, Trans Northern Pipeline
  • “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 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
  • “Very informative and well presented. I'd recommend it to anybody who works around electricity.”

    Jim Nolin, Canadian Coast Guard
  • "This course is as important for management as it is for people that actually work on the equipment. Understanding the need for safety process, PPE and the need to work without distraction will help me better manage my employees."

    Warren Liick, Sasktel
  • “Excellent presentation, very informative definitely in regards to the safety procedures around electrical equipment. It was above us somewhat; but definitely an eye opener to the hazards that can happen.”

    Siu Lou, Highliner Food Inc.
  • “The course was well presented and very informative. The instructor was very knowledgeable and interesting.”

    Chad Smith, DND
  • “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
  • “Well spoken, extremely informative, kept everyone’s attention, answered questions well and made it easy to follow and understand.” The course had all information and then some that I expected. I feel a lot safer. Thanks!!”

    Briana Michalski, PCL Energy
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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