Professional Course

Arc Flash High Voltage Safety for Solar Power Generation

2 days
2 days
This provider usually responds within 48 hours 👍

Course description

The "Arc Flash High Voltage Safety for Solar Power Generation" program is a targeted two-day course designed to address the unique safety challenges faced by workers in the renewable energy sector, particularly those involved in solar power generation. As this industry employs modern technology and experiences rapid growth, the potential electrical hazards, including high voltage electric shock, arc flash levels, and arc blast, become significant concerns that require specialized training and safe work practices to mitigate.

This program is specifically tailored to address the needs and safety concerns of workers in the solar power generation sector, focusing on changing work patterns, methods, and the safety culture within the renewable energy industry. Through this training, participants will significantly enhance their ability to navigate the electrical hazards inherent to solar power projects, contributing to safer workplaces and the overall success of renewable energy initiatives.

Who should attend?

  • Substation Electricians
  • Engineers
  • Commercial and Industrial Electricians
  • Instrumentation Mechanics
  • Technicians
  • Managers & Safety Professionals involved in renewable energy projects

Training content

  1. Electrical Hazards: Understanding common electrical hazards such as shock, arc flash, arc blast, and potential issues related to stray voltages and power lines.
  2. Responsibilities: Knowledge of OH&S legislation, CSA Z-462 / NFPA-70E standards, definitions, and training requirements for qualified electrical workers.
  3. Electrical Hazard Mitigation: Methods to reduce shock and arc flash hazards, including achieving an electrically safe work condition and safe practices for working near energized circuits.
  4. Recognizing Hazards: Identification of hazards associated with solar panels, inverter systems, combiner boxes, grounding and bonding, and various types of electrical equipment.
  5. Controlling Hazards: Applying the hierarchy of hazard control, understanding arc flash hazard analysis, and assessing shock and arc flash risks.
  6. Job Planning: Developing a comprehensive job plan, including scope, task breakdown, risk reduction strategies, and emergency rescue plans.

Course delivery details

Key Features of the Course:

  1. Expert-Led Instruction: The program is delivered by certified electrical professionals with extensive experience in the field, ensuring participants receive high-quality, relevant training. These instructors use a combination of professionally designed slides, videos, case studies, and practical exercises to convey critical safety information.
  2. Comprehensive Safety Standards Education: The course offers an in-depth exploration of workplace electrical safety standards, CSA Z462-21 and NFPA-70E, equipping participants with the knowledge to assess and mitigate hazards effectively.
  3. Real-Life Case Studies: By analyzing actual electrical accidents, the course promotes open discussion and critical thinking, ensuring participants understand the consequences of high-risk behaviors and the importance of adhering to safe work practices.

Continuing studies

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will be equipped to safely operate and maintain high voltage systems, work confidently using established safety procedures, lead HV workers effectively, communicate about high voltage systems fluently, avoid accidents and injuries, and comply with relevant legislative requirements.

Contact this provider

Contact course provider

Fill out your details to find out more about Arc Flash High Voltage Safety for Solar Power Generation.

  Contact the provider

  Get more information

  Register your interest

Country *

reCAPTCHA logo This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
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...

Read more and show all training delivered by this supplier