Professional Course

Windfarm Electrical Safety

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Course description

The "Windfarm Electrical Safety" course offers comprehensive training tailored to the unique hazards and safety measures associated with wind power generation. It's designed to ensure that professionals working within the wind energy sector, from field technicians to engineers and safety managers, are equipped with the latest knowledge and skills to operate safely.

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend:

  • Managers & Supervisors: Overseeing teams and ensuring compliance with safety standards.
  • Health & Safety Professional: Implementing safety protocols and emergency response strategies.
  • Electricians & Engineers: Working on the electrical components of wind turbines.
  • Wind Turbine Technicians: Handling the day-to-day operations and maintenance of wind turbines.

Training content

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Electrical Hazards: Identifying common electrical hazards in wind farms.
  2. Responsibilities: Understanding the regulations, definition of a qualified worker, training requirements, and components of an electrical safety program.
  3. Electrical Hazard Mitigation: Strategies to eliminate or reduce shock and arc flash hazards.
  4. Recognizing Hazards: Comprehensive overview of energy sources and hazards associated with various electrical equipment in wind farms.
  5. Controlling Hazards* Applying the hierarchy of hazard control with practical examples.
  6. Job Planning: Critical elements of job planning, including scope, risk reduction, and emergency planning.

This course not only covers the technical aspects of electrical safety but also emphasizes the importance of a safety culture, encouraging proactive safety behaviors among all personnel. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical exercises, participants will leave the course prepared to navigate the complexities of wind farm operations safely.

Course delivery details

Course Benefits:

  • Regulatory Compliance: Understanding of OH&S Legislation and CSA Z-462 standards.
  • Hazard Identification and Mitigation: Skills to identify electrical hazards and implement effective mitigation strategies.
  • Electrical Safety Program: Knowledge to develop or enhance an organization’s electrical safety program.
  • Arc Flash & Shock Risk Assessment: Ability to conduct risk assessments and select appropriate PPE.
  • Practical Safety Skills: Techniques for achieving an electrically safe work condition and safe practices for energized work.

Certification / Credits

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion, participants will have a deeper understanding of the electrical systems in wind turbines, the potential hazards, and the necessary precautions and protective measures to mitigate these risks. This training is crucial for maintaining safety standards and ensuring the wellbeing of all personnel involved in the wind energy sector.

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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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