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8002 - Electric safety: arc flash according to the CSA Z462-21 standard

Course number
$500 (classrooms)
On-site or in our classrooms
Complete 4-hour training course
Complete 4-hour training course

Enhance your safety and manage electrical risks with our technical training.

The electrical sector is intricate and poses numerous risks, particularly for those working closely or directly with potentially live sources. Therefore, it is crucial to be well-trained and knowledgeable about the appropriate protective measures to ensure optimal safety when executing various electrical tasks.
In our classrooms

What to expect

This in-depth training aims to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of electrical risks, particularly those associated with arc flash, and how to protect yourself from them. Additionally, it will enable you to:

  • Gain the skills to perform work, interventions, tests, checks, measurements, and operations in a safe manner.
  • Understand the applicable standards, codes, and laws in the field of electricity.
  • Know how to properly use personal protective clothing and equipment (PPE).
By taking this course, you will benefit from high-quality training, compliant with the CSA Z462 - 21 standard, enabling you to efficiently understand and manage electrical risks in your daily work.

Introduction to Arc Flash Hazards

  • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Definitions of Arc Flash
  • Causes and Risky Operations
Accidents from Shock and Electric Arc Flash
  • Consequences and Injuries
  • Effects of Electricity on the Human Body

Applicable Standards, Codes, and Laws

  • Content and History of CSA Z462
  • Standard Responsibilities and Training
Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • Levels of Exposure to Incident Energy Personal
  • Protective Equipment (PPE)
Safe Approach Limits
  • Qualified Personnel
  • Arc Flash Boundary and Access Limit

Safe Work Practices and Prevention

  • Work Permit for Live Work
  • Risk Assessment

Arc Flash Study

  • Procedure and Basic Data
  • Labeling of Electrical Equipment
  • Recommendations and Risk Mitigation

This course is designed for anyone who is in proximity to or working on a potentially live source, particularly staff assigned to perform or oversee various tasks on electrical installations. Participants should 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.