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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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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Brent Bryska, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
    Fred did an excellent job and showed us a lot of stuff.
  • 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.
  • Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada
    Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.

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...

    • Adam Yuill, Syncrude Canada
      Course was very informative. Very hands on onto learning which tends to stick better.
    • Sam Butterfield, Imperial Oil, Esso
      “Fred was extremely knowledgeable; most instructors are not. He was able to go above and beyond my expectations when answering questions. The material taught was honest and contained just the facts. I would highly recommend this course.”
    • Dwayne Derksen, Imperial Oil, Esso
      “The instructor was very knowledgeable and approachable. I would take another course with Fred as the instructor.”
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Fred did an excellent job and showed us a lot of stuff.

    Brent Bryska, Syncrude Canada Ltd.
  • 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
  • Course was well delivered. Lots of information was received in a low stress, interactive environment.

    Ryan Dworkin, Syncrude Canada

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