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Safe Switchgear Isolation and Personal Protective Grounding

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Course description

The "Safe Switchgear Isolation and Personal Protective Grounding" course is a rigorous, two-day, mostly hands-on training program tailored for electrical workers and operators. This course is grounded in the requirements set by NFPA 70E and CSA Z462 standards, ensuring participants are qualified to safely and effectively perform tasks associated with switchgear isolation and grounding. The program requires prior certification in high voltage arc flash safety, emphasizing a foundational understanding of electrical safety critical for advanced practices in handling indoor and outdoor substation operations.

Why This Course Is Essential:

Switchgear isolation and grounding are critical for maintaining safety during electrical maintenance and repair. Failure to properly isolate and ground switchgear can lead to severe hazards, including electrical shocks, arc flash incidents, and system failures. This course equips participants with the knowledge and skills to mitigate these risks, promoting a safer working environment and ensuring the reliability of electrical systems.

Enhance your team's safety and operational excellence with "Safe Switchgear Isolation and Personal Protective Grounding."

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  • On-site
  • Canada
  • English

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend:

  • Electrical workers and operators needing to perform switchgear isolation and grounding tasks.
  • Personnel previously certified in high voltage arc flash safety seeking advanced training.
  • Utility safety professionals interested in expanding their skill set.

Training content

Course Highlights:

  • Intensive Hands-on Experience: With 80% of the course dedicated to hands-on training, participants will engage in practical exercises using both Canada Training Group’s Lab Two and client facilities. Lab Two is a fully equipped mobile lab with various voltage levels of electrical equipment and simulated overhead distribution lines.
  • Comprehensive Safety Training: The course integrates common standards and specific operational procedures, focusing on switchgear safety, personal protective grounding, and safe operation of MCCs and switchgear across different voltage levels.
  • Advanced Operational Techniques: Participants will learn about protective grounding, switchgear operation at 480/600V, 5kV, 15kV, and 25kV levels, including practical projects that simulate real-world scenarios.

Certification / Credits

Learning Outcomes:

  • Ensure Compliance: Adherence to NFPA 70E and CSA Z462 requirements, enhancing workplace safety protocols.
  • Skill Enhancement: Advanced operational skills in switchgear isolation and personal protective grounding, preparing participants for a wide range of scenarios.
  • Professional Development: Certification and competency in advanced electrical safety practices, contributing to career advancement and professional credibility.

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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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