Professional Course

Safe Electrical Switching and Arc Flash Awareness for Operators

2 days
1,379 CAD + tax
Next course start
20 August, 2024 See details
Virtual Classroom
2 days
1,379 CAD + tax
Next course start
20 August, 2024 See details
Virtual Classroom
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Course description

The "Safe Electrical Switching and Arc Flash Awareness for Operators" course is a comprehensive and engaging 2-day program designed to elevate your understanding and practices in electrical safety. This course is structured to empower operators, technicians, maintenance personnel, and supervisors with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate and mitigate the risks associated with electrical operations and arc flash incidents effectively. By delving into essential topics such as arc flash hazards, safe switching practices, and risk assessment, participants will be equipped with the tools needed to foster a safer working environment and comply with relevant safety standards.

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

20 August, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend:

  • Operators seeking to deepen their understanding of electrical safety practices.
  • Technicians aiming to enhance their skills in preventing arc flash incidents.
  • Supervisors responsible for enforcing safety protocols within their teams.
  • Maintenance Personnel looking to broaden their preventive measures against electrical risks.

Training content

Course Structure:

  • Day 1: Focuses on arc flash hazards, their assessment, and preventive measures. Participants will explore the severity of arc flash injuries and learn to apply the CSA-Z462 standard effectively.
  • Day 2: Delves into electrical switching safety, including procedures for maintenance and operations, creating an ESWC, and strategies to minimize risks during live work.

By participating in this course, attendees will not only enhance their practical skills but also contribute significantly to the safety and efficiency of their workplaces. They will leave the program well-prepared to implement what they've learned immediately, ensuring a safer operational environment for all involved.

Certification / Credits

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Comprehensive Understanding of Arc Flash Hazards: Learn to identify arc flash boundaries, calculate incident energy levels, and select the appropriate PPE.
  • Mastery of Safe Electrical Switching Practices: Acquire skills in identifying isolation points, implementing lockout/tagout procedures, and creating an Electrically Safe Working Condition (ESWC).
  • Effective Risk Assessment and Hazard Mitigation: Develop the ability to assess electrical work risks and implement preventive measures to mitigate these risks.
  • Arc Flash Awareness and Response: Understand the causes and consequences of arc flash incidents and learn effective response strategies for such events.
  • Familiarity with CSA-Z462 Standard and Compliance: Gain insights into the CSA-Z462 Standard, its requirements, and practical application in developing an electrical safety program.
  • Promotion of a Safety Culture: Learn strategies to promote safety awareness, report unsafe conditions, and encourage proactive safety behaviors among team members.

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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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