Important Notices & Accommodations

Program Description

This IHSA course is hands-on

This one-day awareness course provides participants with a basic understanding of electrical hazards related to hydrovac/vacuum truck use and what is required to assess and control these hazards.

 

Program Content

  • Introduction to electrical safety
  • Basic electrical theory
  • Energy flow and barriers
  • Electricity and the body
  • Induction
  • Step and touch potential
  • Safe limits of approach
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Job planning
  • Hydrovac electrical safety
 

Who Should Attend?

This program is suitable for operators or support personnel working with or near hydrovac/vacuum trucks.

 

Important Notice

This is an awareness program only. Successful completion DOES NOT qualify the participant to install, inspect, maintain, or repair electrical equipment/apparatus except as set out in the applicable legislation.

 

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

Personal Protective Equipment / What to Bring

Participants are required to bring their own CSA-approved foot, head, and eye protection, suitable outdoor clothing, and suitable work gloves.

 

Learning Evaluation

To obtain a certificate of completion for this program, participants must be present for the full program and achieve a grade of 70% or more on the written multiple-choice test.

 

Participant Course Evaluation

At the end of the training, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate and provide comments about the training they received.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Registration fees for IHSA’s in-class training courses will be increasing. If you are registering for a course scheduled to take place prior to March 31, 2024, the price is unchanged. If you are registering for a course scheduled for April 1, 2024 or later, the price will be higher. Please see the tables below for more information.

Sessions Until March 31, 2024

The current pricing is in effect until March 31st 2024.

Program
Details
Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
$169.00
Member Fee
$1,210.00
Max Participants
15
Non-member Fee
$338.00
Non-member Fee
$2,420.00
 

Session Details



City: Any
Region: Any


Sessions After April 1, 2024

The new pricing listed below will come into effect on April 1st 2024

Program
Details
Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
$195.00
Member Fee
$1,390.00
Max Participants
15
Non-member Fee
$390.00
Non-member Fee
$2,780.00

2024 Course Registration is Now Available

Register for courses after April 1, 2024

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Session Details


From: May 21, 2024 - To: Aug 16, 2024
City: Any
Region: Any

ihsa_EventNumberCourseNameDateCityLocation 
E107200Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators5/21/2024 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Course is full
E114052Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators5/24/2024 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E105468Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators6/7/2024 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E114058Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators6/10/2024 8:00:00 AMSault Ste. MarieSault Ste. Marie Construction Association Register
E105773Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators8/16/2024 8:00:00 AMTimminsIHSA Training Centre - Timmins Register