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Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety for Operators

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Course description

The "Arc Flash & High Voltage Safety for Operators" program is a specialized two-day training designed to enhance the safety and operational efficiency of operators and non-electrical personnel managing low and medium voltage electrical equipment. Crafted by senior electrical professionals with over four decades of experience in electrical systems ranging from 2300V to 500kV, this course delivers comprehensive training to those responsible for systems between 480V to 15kV.

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  • On-site
  • Canada
  • English

Who should attend?

  • Operators
  • Non-electrical personnel
  • Managers overseeing electrical equipment operations

This program is vital for operators and other non-electrical personnel responsible for the operation and safety of electrical systems, providing them with the knowledge and tools to prevent accidents, ensure compliance, and maintain operational efficiency.

Training content

Course Topics:

  1. Electrical Accidents and Faults: Understanding the impact of electricity on the human body and the importance of safety.
  2. Understanding Electrical Circuits and Components: Gaining practical knowledge of electrical theory, circuits, and components.
  3. Applying Electrical Fundamentals: Learning the basic laws of electricity, including Ohm's Law and Watt's Law.
  4. Identifying Electrical Faults: Using a systematic troubleshooting approach for electrical system problems.
  5. Recognizing Hazards: Identifying hazards associated with various electrical equipment and devices.
  6. CSA Z462: Applying Arc Flash mitigation guidelines as per the Canadian Standards Association.
  7. Safety Documentation: Establishing a systematic practice for safety documentation to protect life and liability.
  8. Management Control: Understanding and complying with legislation, electrical codes, and safety training.
  9. Physical Equipment: Gaining knowledge of the required personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety equipment.
  10. Field Control: Applying preventative and post-accident analyses and reports.
  11. Work Methods: Learning and applying safe practical skills.
  12. Grounding: Understanding induced currents, ground gradients, and safe grounding procedures.
  13. Switching: Using single line diagrams for safe electrical device isolation.
  14. Job Planning: Conducting Hazard/Risk Analysis for safe performance of maintenance tasks.

Course delivery details

Key Highlights of the Program:

  1. Expert Instruction: The course is led by certified electrical professionals, ensuring that participants receive training grounded in extensive field experience. The instructors also boast solid credentials as professional adult learning instructors, utilizing professionally designed slides, videos, and case studies to facilitate learning.
  2. Practical Workshops: A significant focus on practical workshops allows participants to assess and mitigate hazards directly, enhancing their ability to operate safely within low and medium voltage systems.
  3. Comprehensive Curriculum: Covering the Workplace Electrical Safety standard CSA Z462-21, the program provides an in-depth exploration of electrical safety, specifically tailored to the operational aspects of high voltage systems.

Certification / Credits

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will gain the ability to safely operate low and medium voltage electrical equipment, applying established safety procedures confidently. The program also aims to enhance the participants' ability to organize and lead HV workers, communicate effectively regarding HV systems, and ensure compliance with various legislative requirements.

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Canada Training Group
102 First Avenue
S0M 2Y0 Turtleford Saskatchewan

Canada Training Group

Canada Training Group stands as a premier provider of industrial electrical safety and technical training. With over 40 years of expertise, we specialize in delivering comprehensive, results-oriented training programs designed to enhance safety, productivity, and efficiency across various industries. Our...

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