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Course Description

Developed in collaboration with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), this course identifies the two basic hazards associated with energized electrical equipment: electric shock and arc flash. Participants will gain knowledge of electrical hazards, the safety regulations which apply, and procedures for controlling the risk associated with these hazards. Methods to select appropriate personal protective equipment for shock and arc flash will be identified and practiced. Related safety topics covered will include lockout of electrical equipment and maintenance of personal protective equipment.  Industry approved procedures and techniques will be presented and discussed.

Course Outline

Topics include:
  • Electrical Safety Program Basics
  • Risk Assessment
  • Shock Hazards
  • Lockout
  • Arc Flash Hazards
  • Arc Flash Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Arc Flash PPE Category Method of Selecting Arc Flash PPE
  • Care and Maintenance of PPE

Notes

Students who successfully complete the training will receive a certificate of completion. The course includes catered lunch; please notify the Coastal Centre if you have any allergies.
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Course Details

Section Title
Workplace Electrical Safety
Type
Discussion
Days
Th
Time
8:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 26, 2020
Schedule and Location
Total Course Hours
7.0
Delivery Options
In Class  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $750.00
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Camosun College campuses are located on the traditional territories of the Lkwungen and WSÁNEĆ peoples.
We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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