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Basic Electrical Awareness:

Topics:

Electrical Terminology Basic Electrical Theory
Voltage Level Identification
The Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations
Electrical Equipment Awareness
Effects of Electricity on the Human Body
Step and Touch Potentials
Home Safety and Ground Fault Interrupters
Replacing a hydro pole under "DE-ENERGIZED" conditions.

This session is intended for anyone who would like to have a better understanding of how electricity is transported and delivered along with an appreciation of the hazards associated with electrical equipment. The program is geared to those with a limited background of electrical knowledge and is invaluable to those individuals who want to be better informed.

Duration: Approximately a half day.

 

Underground Electrical Awareness:

Topics:

Electrical Terminology
Voltage Level and Cable Identification
The Occupational Health & Safety Act
Basic Electrical Theory
Electrical Equipment Awareness
Effects of Electricity on the Human Body
Step and Touch Potentials
Hold off Protection and Emergency Response

Checking out equipment before starting a "DIRECTIONAL BORE" job.__New "UNDERGROUND" Sub Division with joint-use hydro, telecommunications and gas.

Exposing live cables at a padmount transformer while standing on a "GROUND GRADIENT" mat.

This session is geared for those who will be working around or exposing underground plant. This would include the use of mechanical equipment, hand digging as well as for those operating directional bore or hydra vac equipment.

With the demand on organizations to provide "electrical awareness" prior to the commencement of work, this training program is a benefit in many ways.

Duration: Approximately a half day.

 

Overhead Electrical Awareness:

Topics:


Electrical Terminology Basic Electrical Theory
Voltage Level Identification
The Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations
Basic Electrical Theory
Electrical Equipment Awareness
Effects of Electricity on the Human Body
Step and Touch Potentials
Safe Limits of Approach and Emergency Response

Preparing to work on live 44,000volt power lines.



Creating a "SAFETY BARRIER" to maintain 10' of clearance from energized equipment.

This session is geared for those who will be working in an environment where there is the potential for making contact with electrical equipment or apparatus. This would include the use of any type of hoisting device or elevating equipment, dump trucks or cement delivery vehicles or any other work method that would put individuals at risk.

This program will provide the awareness and hazard recognition to all those attending to protect their safety from sustaining an electrical contact.

Duration: Approximately a half day.

 

Substation Electrical Awareness:

Topics:

Electrical Terminology
Potential Indicating Devices and the use of Live Line Tools
Rubber Gloves and PPE
The Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations
Condition Guarantees
Effects of Electricity on the Human Body
Step and Touch Potentials
Safe Limits of Approach and Emergency Response

Temporary grounds installed at rear of breaker cell.

Performing transformer maintenance under a formalized "WORK PROTECTION".

This session is geared for those who will be working in a Substation environment where there is the potential for making contact with electrical equipment or apparatus. This would include going into a substation to remove vegetation or debris or for those individuals who will be operating electrical devices in the substation or in another area where electrical equipment is housed.

This program will provide the awareness and training to all those attending to work safely.

Duration: This will vary from a half day to two days dependant on the nature of work that is being expected.

 

Emergency Response Personnel

Topics:

Electrical Terminology
Basic Electrical Theory
Voltage Level Identification
The Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations
Electrical Equipment Awareness
Effects of Electricity on the Human Body
Step and Touch Potentials
Home and Safety Ground Fault Indicators

Fire Fighters deal with a pole fire.

Have you ever had the experience of being first on the scene of a vehicle accident, a building on fire, or some other precarious situation involving power lines or electrical equipment in a less than ideal condition?

If you have, or if there is a possibility that this might happen to you, then this session is for you! Knowing that in most cases emergency personnel are the first to respond to these abnormal situations, being aware of the potential electrical hazards could ultimately save your life, or someone else's.

This program is intended for all types of "Emergency Response Personnel", including Firefighters, Ambulance Services and Police and can be customized to suit the audience as well as specific needs. Duration: Approximately 4 hours.

 

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