Electrical Hazard Awareness for Municipal Workers

Course length: 2 hours
Class minimum/maximum: 6/25
EOCP CEU’s: n/a
Price: $37.50 per person. Minimum $450 charge per class.

Course description: Our Electrical Hazard Awareness for Municipal Workers is meant for those who work around high-voltage power lines, either overhead or underground.  This includes crane, mower and excavator operators, arborists, sign and banner installers, and those working in construction, paving and maintenance.  Topics include:

  • The basics of how electricity behaves
  • An introduction to BC Hydro’s power system
  • How to spot overhead and underground hazards
  • How to plan your work and carry out your plan in a safe manner
  • What to do if your equipment contacts a power line, if you encounter a downed power line, or if you need to escape from an energized area
  • How to meet WorkSafeBC requirements for working near high-voltage lines
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