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The use of electric and hybrid vehicles is growing at a significant rate with objectives towards reducing carbon emissions and fuel/operating costs. It is estimated by 2040, 80 percent of the world’s city bus fleet will be electric, along with 33 percent of the world’s cars.

Lithium ion batteries are used extensively in electric and hybrid electric vehicles due to their high energy density and long cycle life. Increased energy density provides electric vehicles with extended range and increased power.

Modern electric vehicles have voltages that approach 1000 Volts. In addition to high voltage, short circuit current can deliver several thousand amps in large advanced battery systems. Also, components may retain a dangerous voltage even after the vehicle is switched off.

Service, repair, maintenance, and emergency response on electric vehicles can put workers at risk of electric shock and burns potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Mechanics qualified in conventional automotive systems now require additional training, knowledge and skills including:

· Use of HV Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and voltage rated insulated tools

· Zero Voltage Verification Procedures (de-energizing the system)

· Skills for servicing battery packs, auxiliary equipment, inverters, and traction motors

This one day course combines in-depth exploration of the workplace electrical safety standard, CSA Z462-21 with practical exercises on how to assess and mitigate hazards for anyone working on or near electrical equipment.

We use real life examples of electrical accidents to promote open discussion and analysis of the events ensuring maximum buy in from every student and conformance to company safe work practices and procedures.

Next Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety for Electrical Vehicles Courses
October 3 – 3, 2022 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time OR22491 $749.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
October 20 – 20, 2022 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Halifax time OR22492 $749.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
November 1 – 1, 2022 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time OR22520 $749.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
November 17 – 17, 2022 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Toronto time OR22522 $749.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
December 15 – 15, 2022 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time OR22641 $749.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
December 29 – 29, 2022 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Toronto time OR22643 $749.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
January 4 – 4, 2023 LIVE 2-Way Video Training 8am-4pm Vancouver time OR23010 $749.00 + Tax Per Attendee Register
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  • Mark Janzen, Epiroc FVT
    Informative course overall. Well written and some useful insights. Further research is done in this area(DC arc flash), and it will be helpful to stay on top of the new content coming out for future people. Overall though, instructors were knowledgeable and clear. They had plenty of experience, which...

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  • Peter Waugh

    Years of Experience
    43

    Peter Waugh brings 43 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...

     
    • 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."
    • 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."
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  • Informative course overall. Well written and some useful insights. Further research is done in this area(DC arc flash), and it will be helpful to stay on top of the new content coming out for future people. Overall though, instructors were knowledgeable and clear. They had plenty of experience, which...

    Mark Janzen, Epiroc FVT

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