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
January 27 – 27, 2020 Oromocto, NB OR20024 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 29 – 29, 2020 Brockville, ON OR20102 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 3 – 3, 2020 Edmonton, AB OR20028 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 6 – 6, 2020 Winnipeg, MB OR20030 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 10 – 10, 2020 St. John's, NL OR20032 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 10 – 10, 2020 Barrie, ON OR20036 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 13 – 13, 2020 Sarnia, ON OR20034 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 24 – 24, 2020 Surrey, BC OR20038 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
February 27 – 27, 2020 Saskatoon, SK OR20040 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
March 2 – 2, 2020 Hamilton, ON OR20042 $395.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Bruce Parr, West Fraser Lumber
    “Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”
  • Don Zapski, City of Saskatoon
    "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."
  • Kevin Vig, Pembina Pipeline
    “Really good course. Thanks for the information, lots of good info. Taking lots back to the electrical boys back in town.”
  • Chad Fisher, Compass Compression
    “The course provided useful information towards tasks that I would be performing in my job. It also gave me information on how to protect myself and others.”
  • Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
    “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

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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January 27 – 27, 2020 Oromocto, NB Days Inn & Conference Centre OR20024 Register
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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...

    • Fabian Levesque, Syncrude Canada
      "Dave was very informative. He definitely knows his trade and has lots of experience and examples based on real life experiences."
    • Teghan Hume, Canrig
      The instructor was well spoken and had a great deal of knowledge, he was eager to share. Promoted safe work excellently. The course was very informative. It made you stop and re-evaluate work habits you might not have considered before.
    • Taylor Lush, Syncrude Canada
      "I thought Dave did a very good job of presenting the course material. He was also very thorough."
    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...

     
    • Sean McLennan, Pretium Resources
      "The course was very detailed. The instructor, Peter uses real life stories to get the information across. Clear and able to relate to scenarios at work."
    • 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 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...

    • Lance Fleming, Alliance Energy
      “The instructor was very knowledgeable in the material presented and was very willing to answer any questions.”
    • 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.”
    • Abe Abernethy, SMS Equipment
      "Dave Neal was an awesome instructor. He was very personable, friendly and engaging. I really enjoyed the 2 days training with him and I learnt a lot of valuable information from him. I would like to see Dave come back for some hands on training in the future, if possible."
    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...

    • Sean Callahan, Suncor
      "The instructor, Ed Rideout was very knowledgeable and easy to get along with."
    • Brandon Hunt, Syncrude Canada
      “Very informal and Ed Rideout kept all participants alert and interested in the knowledge of the course.”
    • Shawn McCarthy, Suncor
      "Ed Rideout did an excellent job at presenting the course material. He also took the time to help anyone that was having trouble. A 1 job!!"
    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...

    • Paul Steinkey, Daam Galvanizing Ltd.
      “Jim was very knowledgeable with course material. He would also answer questions that were outside of the course and pertained to our own jobs. He engaged all of us at the beginning and said, "No question was a stupid question." Thanks Jim.”
    • 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."
    • Brian Ethier, Enbridge
      "Jim is an experienced electrician with VFD's in the field. He has good knowledge of the VFD's we've worked with this week. He was able to help us with troubleshooting that we couldn't figure out. He also has good knowledge of the electrical field of VFD's and the motors which are being driven.
    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...

    • Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada
      Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.
    • Lewis Wong, University of Toronto
      “Fred is very knowledgeable. The material is very useful; I would recommend this course to any of my co-workers.”
    • Ron Holland, Syncrude Canada
      One of the best courses I have ever taken. The hands on aspect was very good in keeping it interesting and informative. The instructor was very knowledgeable and informative as well. The relaxed environment also allowed for good knowledge sharing between peers. Don't change a thing.
    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
  • Terry Yonkheym

    Years of Experience
    58

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

    • Matt Thompson, DMI Peace River Pulp
      "Terry Yonkheym had a clear understanding and a wealth of knowledge on the subject matter. He managed the time well and covered the information clearly and thoroughly."
    • Teuvo Tuohimaa, Technical Director, General Electric
      "Excellent Presentation"
    • Nikitas Alexopoulos, Syncrude Canada
      "Excellent, Terry did a great job in having us understand the troubleshooting breakdown."
    See Terry Yonkheym CV
  • “Personable, kept things moving and interesting. Provided real examples to make a point. Answered questions respectfully.”

    Bruce Parr, West Fraser Lumber
  • “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
  • “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
  • "The course was informative and was delivered in an engaging manner. The information gained from the course can be directly applied to my work place and the maintenance that I perform."

    Tyler Gregory, PTI Group
  • “Great course, great instructor, learned to respect electricity.”

    Ed Owen, LP Golden
  • "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
  • “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
  • "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
  • "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
  • “Life saving and very informative.”

    Reuben Delorme, Pembina Pipeline
  • "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 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 instructor was very good and the arcflash information was valuable. Recommended"

    D. Wall, Supervisor, Graymont Aggregates
  • "Good and informative, made me much more aware of my surroundings in and around the jobsite."

    Mark Pelham, EMW Industrial Ltd.
  • "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 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.
  • "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
  • “You guys must take this course for your own safety. The instructor, Ross Dion is very competent and interesting. (He is an electrician with much experience)

    Bryan Jacobsen, Tolko Industries
  • "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 course was very valuable in relating the talks to real work events in my industry. It was well presented and I liked the fact the class was interactive with questions.”

    Rick August, Ozcan Services
  • “He is very knowledgeable and explains things perfectly. I've learned that when I'm working on any electrical to make sure it's safe and always wear PPE, if required. Always use common sense.”

    Henry Friesen, Triple E Canada
  • “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
  • “It was an excellent course with a very knowledgeable instructor. The instructor was able to relate to many real world situations. Well done!”

    Ryan Clumpus, Town of Ajax
  • “The instructor 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.
  • “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
  • "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.
  • “The instructor did an excellent job; with a great knowledge level of the subject matter with plenty of experience to add to his credibility.”

    Shawn Kathol, Dyno Nobel Canada
  • “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
  • "Good presentation, many facts and unbiased information. I learnt a great deal on Arc Flash and related safety."

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

    Anthony Backs, TransCanada Gas Storage
  • “The course was very well prepared. The instructor gave more information this time. It was well worth taking this.”

    Nick Mills, Revere Plastics
  • “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
  • “Had a good sense of humor and held our attention well. Good knowledge on topics and very good personality.”

    Frank Penner, Load King Industries
  • “This course was a great way of convincing people to take precautions and work safely.”

    Kyle Hughes, KTH Shelburne Mfg.
  • “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
  • “The instructor is very well versed with combined hands on and book knowledge. All questions were answered beyond satisfaction.”

    Alan Barnett, DND
  • “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 was excellent at both presently information and entertaining. The course felt complete, and well-made.”

    Taylor Hunt, Grain Millers Canada
  • “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
  • "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
  • “The instructor was knowledgeable; course flow was good and a mix of practical experience and information.”

    Tom McKay, EPTCON Ltd.
  • “Really good course. Thanks for the information, lots of good info. Taking lots back to the electrical boys back in town.”

    Kevin Vig, 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
  • “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
  • “This was an excellent presentation by the instructor, very informative and an eye opener to the dangers.”

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

    Robert Moroccio, Nortwon Electrical Contractors
  • "The course as well as the instructor, Dave Smith was fantastic. It opened my eyes to electrical safety and will vastly impact my actions when dealing with electricity in the future."

    Bryar Cholewa, City of Lloydminster
  • "This course opened my eyes to the effects of and arc flash and I hope to carry this insight into my work place."

    James Essery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “Great course, a lot of valuable information and safety tips. Good information on responsibilities of management and employees.”

    Dave Mosher, P&H Milling
  • "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
  • “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 provided useful information towards tasks that I would be performing in my job. It also gave me information on how to protect myself and others.”

    Chad Fisher, Compass Compression
  • “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 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
  • “The instructor, Ross Dion was knowledgeable and kept the class moving at a good pace with plenty of information. He touched on all expectations and was informed on new legislation and updates.”

    Perry Turton, Prairie North Health Region
  • “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
  • “An eye opener to the potential risk associated with electricity.”

    Clayton Reeve, Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • “Course was in depth and detailed and well presented. Would whole heartedly recommend for any electrical industry.”

    Tyler Garvey, DND
  • 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
  • "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
  • “Excellent! Thank you very much. Very, very helpful for my job.”

    Chang Soo Shin, Samco Machinery
  • “Excellent examples of real life and videos and photos to bring to light the realities of arc flash.”

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

    Chris Johnson, Department of National Defence
  • "Great knowledge and fun to listen to made the course interesting."

    Jared Stitsen, Inland Aggregates
  • “Very educational, tons of experience and answered all questions. As an apprentice, I found this very helpful.”

    Dave Mattinson, PepsiCo Beverages Canada
  • “Good course and good instructor. It brings awareness to risks involved with different types of electrical work. Good advice of proper PPE to suite and lots of great practical advice.”

    Chris Johns, Nortown Electrical Contractors
  • “Excellent instructor, good examples to explain concepts, excellent course knowledge, good practical experiences and lots of good practical knowledge to take home.”

    Mark Schweitzer, SNC Lavalin
  • "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 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
  • “Very informative for trained electricians and qualified persons alike. The instructor had no trouble with answering any questions. Excellent job.”

    Scott Billard, KTH Shelburne
  • “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 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.
  • “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 felt the course was very informative and contained lots of safety tips and visuals. Presentation by the instructor was outstanding, but some of the info was beyond the scope of what I felt an electrician should know. I learned some useful tips and it honed my safety awareness to perform my work...

    D Clements, DND
  • "Very informative course and identified many faults and bad habits that need to be corrected."

    Shawn Faith, Mott Manufacturing Ltd.
  • “Well worth taking.”

    Glen Zawislak, Boeing
  • “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
  • “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
  • "Excellent course, well worth it."

    Wayne Smith, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • “Good refresher and new info on the changes to the Z462-15. The instructor was knowledgeable and presented the information smoothly.”

    Troy Barton, DND
  • “Course training was very helpful. Keeping in mind that safety comes first, I would rate this course as a 5.”

    Eduart Duhanxhiu, Samco Machinery
  • “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
  • “Demonstrated excellent knowledge of safety, especially electrical. Was able to pass the knowledge on in an understandable manner.”

    Brian Thomas, Vari-Form Inc.
  • “Excellent experience and knowledge. Backed up his ideas with real world, factual information. Presentation was something and easy to follow.”

    Jason Sparling, Manning Forest Products
  • “Very informative and eye opening to the dangers involved in electrical arc flash potential.”

    Doug Kinsey, Louisiana Pacific
  • “Good training to show arc flash hazards and properly mitigate the dangers.”

    Steve Morrison, Grain Millers Canada
  • “This course was very informative and eye opening. I’ll definitely take information away from this course and apply it in my workplace.”

    Colter Johnson, CNRL
  • "This 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
  • “Very well presented. Eye opening.”

    Dan Fingler, Weetabix
  • "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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Very informative and eye-opening to anyone that doesn't know about arc flash.”

    Clayton Larson, SaskPower
  • "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 awesome. The instructor did a great job of explaining and showing the dangers and precautions of arc flash.”

    Jordan Wiens, Apperley Electric
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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