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Lightning Protection, Grounding & Bonding

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Course description

The "Lightning Protection, Grounding & Bonding" course is meticulously crafted to provide professionals with the essential skills and knowledge necessary for the safe and effective implementation of grounding and bonding practices, as well as lightning protection systems, in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), CSA B-72, and IEEE Std-80. This comprehensive training is designed to ensure participants can navigate the complexities of electrical safety, mitigate job-related hazards, and maintain electrical grounding systems efficiently to prevent accidents and enhance system reliability.

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  • On-site
  • Canada
  • English

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend:

  • Managers and Supervisors overseeing electrical safety and system integrity
  • Safety Professionals focused on electrical hazard prevention
  • Engineers responsible for the design and maintenance of electrical systems
  • Electricians and Instrumentation Technicians involved in the installation and upkeep of grounding and bonding systems
  • Field Service Representatives who troubleshoot and service electrical systems

Enrollment Information:

This course is vital for professionals seeking to enhance their understanding and skills in grounding and bonding, as well as lightning protection, within various industries. By adopting a practical approach to learning, coupled with the latest standards and regulations, participants will be well-prepared to tackle the challenges associated with electrical safety and system integrity.

Training content

Key Topics and Learning Outcomes:

  1. Grounding and Bonding (CEC): Participants will learn the fundamental principles of electrical safety, system and circuit grounding, equipment bonding, and the proper installation of grounding and bonding conductors. This segment aims to emphasize the importance of grounding and bonding in protecting the human body from electrical harm and ensuring the safety of electrical systems.
  2. Lightning Protection Installation CSA B-72: This module focuses on understanding the factors influencing the maintenance frequency and correct installation of surge protection systems. Participants will explore material requirements, classifications, and protective measures against environmental conditions that affect the longevity and effectiveness of lightning protection installations.
  3. Field Measurements of a Constructed Grounding System IEEE Std-80: Attendees will be introduced to various methods for assessing the condition of grounding systems, including impedance measurements, potential contour surveys, and the assessment of touch and step voltages for safety. This section aims to equip participants with the skills necessary to conduct thorough field surveys and interpret results for the safe design and maintenance of grounding systems.

Certification / Credits

Participants will gain the ability to:

  • Interpret and apply requirements from the Canadian Electrical Code, CSA B-72, and IEEE Std-80 to grounding and bonding, and lightning protection installations.
  • Identify potential electrical hazards and implement strategies to mitigate these risks effectively.
  • Perform regular maintenance and operational checks on electrical grounding systems to ensure optimal performance and safety.
  • Recognize system deficiencies and undertake necessary corrective actions to maintain compliance with safety standards.
  • Employ best practices to prevent electrical accidents and injuries, fostering a culture of safety within their organizations.

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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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