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The successful candidate will be able to:

• Implement Canadian Electrical Code, CSA B-72 and IEEE Std-80 requirements

• Identify and mitigate job related hazards

• Operate and maintain your electrical grounding system

• Recognize deficiencies and take corrective action

• Avoid accidents and injuries

Who should attend: Managers, Supervisors, Safety Professionals, Engineers, Electricians, Instrumentation Technicians, Field Service Representatives

You will be able to: Canadian Electrical Code, CSA B-72 and IEEE Std-80 Requirements, Identify and mitigate job related hazards, Safely operate and maintain your electrical grounding system, Be able to recognize deficiencies and take corrective action, Avoid accidents and injuries

Unfortunately, this course does not currently have any upcoming dates.
Yet, if you're interested in it, please chat with our sales team
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  • Justine Rogers, Syncrude Canada
    Fred is very knowledgeable and can instruct a course whether from a schedule or fly by the seat of his pants, lots of hands on time.
  • Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada
    Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.
  • Stuart Yanish, Mosaic Potash
    Fred was a clear and to the point type of instructor who made it easy to understand some more advanced technical theories. Hands on work and also reiterated what he was trying to explain to us.
  • Brent Bryska, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
    Fred did an excellent job and showed us a lot of stuff.
  • Ron Kitchen, Syncrude Canada
    Fred is extremely knowledgeable and willing to explain anything. He explains very well, is very amicable and very safety conscience. I enjoyed the course immensely and will be able to apply some of the aspects to my job.

Course topics

I. Grounding and Bonding (CEC)

Objective: To realize the damage electricity can cause to the human body and understand the basic principles of safety in normal and abnormal conditions.

II. Lightning Protection Installation CSA B-72

Objective: Learn to recognize all contributing factors that best determine the maintenance frequency and installation of all surge protection systems.

III. Field Measurements of a Constructed Grounding System IEEE Std-80

Objective: Understand the various methods of determining the condition of a grounding system.

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I. Grounding and Bonding (CEC)

Objective: To realize the damage electricity can cause to the human body and understand the basic principles of safety in normal and abnormal conditions.

  • Scope and object
  • System and circuit grounding
  • Grounding connections for systems and circuits
  • Conductor enclosure bonding
  • Equipment bonding
  • Bonding methods
  • Grounding electrodes
  • Grounding and bonding conductors
  • Grounding and bonding conductor connections
  • Lightning arresters
  • Installation of neutral grounding devices
  • High voltage system grounding

II. Lightning Protection Installation CSA B-72

Objective: Learn to recognize all contributing factors that best determine the maintenance frequency and installation of all surge protection systems.

  • Scope
  • Definitions
  • General requirements
  • Classifications
  • Materials, general, type
  • Use of copper
  • Use of aluminum
  • Materials - Class I and II
  • Materials - Class III and IV
  • Materials - Class V installations
  • Connectors
  • Protection from galvanic action
  • Protection from corrosive action
  • Protection against temperature differences
  • Protection against mechanical damage
  • Protection of electrical systems
  • Fasteners

III. Field Measurements of a Constructed Grounding System IEEE Std-80

Objective: Understand the various methods of determining the condition of a grounding system.

  • Measurements of grounding system impedance
  • Field survey of potential contours, touch and step voltages
  • Assessment of field measurements for safe design
  • Ground grid integrity test
  • Periodic checks of installed grounding system
  • Fred Tanguay

    Years of Experience
    41

    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...

    • Ramon V, Samco Machinery
      “Fred, the instructor, was very knowledgeable and practical, having been in the electrical industry for the majority of his career. So I learned a lot from his real experiences, and lessons learned, which added a lot of value to the standard curriculum.”
    • Murray Cochrane, Mosaic Potash
      “Fred was very informative and the course was very educational. I would recommend this instructor and course to any electrician.”
    • Chris Guze, Syncrude Canada
      “This course provides excellent information and procedures along with a lab equipped to apply the learning. Great course, Fred is very knowledgeable and explained things well. Thanks, Fred.”
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  • Fred is very knowledgeable and can instruct a course whether from a schedule or fly by the seat of his pants, lots of hands on time.

    Justine Rogers, Syncrude Canada
  • Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.

    Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada
  • Fred was a clear and to the point type of instructor who made it easy to understand some more advanced technical theories. Hands on work and also reiterated what he was trying to explain to us.

    Stuart Yanish, Mosaic Potash
  • Fred did an excellent job and showed us a lot of stuff.

    Brent Bryska, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • Fred is extremely knowledgeable and willing to explain anything. He explains very well, is very amicable and very safety conscience. I enjoyed the course immensely and will be able to apply some of the aspects to my job.

    Ron Kitchen, Syncrude Canada

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