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8001 - General Electric Safety

Course number
$1 525 (classrooms)
On-site or in our classrooms
Complete 2-day training (14 hours)
Complete 2-day training (14 hours)

Maximize Your Safety and Efficiency with Our Technical Training for Electricians

The electrical sector is complex and presents considerable potential risks. Electricians are often called upon to perform or direct tasks, interventions, tests, checks, measurements, operations, or shutdowns on electrical installations. It is crucial to understand these risks and know how to protect oneself against them.

In our classrooms

What to expect

The training aims to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of electrical risks and protective measures. It will train you to:

  • Carry out tasks, interventions, tests, checks, measurements, operations, and shutdowns following a defined methodology.
  • Understand personal and collective protective equipment and their operation.
  • This training provides a unique opportunity to acquire essential skills to ensure your safety and optimize your efficiency in the field. It is in compliance with the CSA Z462 - 21 standard, guaranteeing quality and up-to-date training.

Evolution of the Standard
  • Definitions
  • Staff requirements, mandatory training
  • Awareness of electrical risks
Basic concept of electricity
Accidents of electrical origin
  • Different electrical risks
  • Prevention of electrical risks
Regulatory context
  • Means of protection against contacts
  • Procedure in case of an electrical accident
  • Low and high voltage electrical equipment
Disconnecting equipment
Control equipment
  • Protection against overcurrents
  • Hand-held portable electrical tools and PPE
Protective measures
  • Exposed locations
  • Circuit separation
  • Cramped conductive enclosure
  • Special cases
  • Collective protective equipment and their function (barrier, screen, banner, etc.)
  • Personal protective equipment (insulating gloves, dielectric shoes, etc.)
  • Operations in low and high voltage environments
Different electrical environment zones and their limits
  • Work near insulated pipes
  • Environment zones specific to building and public works.

This course is designed for electricians operating in the high/low voltage domain, who are tasked with performing or leading various tasks on electrical installations. Participants must have prior electrical knowledge and be able to read and write in French.

This course can also be offered privately to your team, at your plant.

If you have specific training needs contact us at [email protected] and we will work with you on providing a training experience that perfectly suits your situation.