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.



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.

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

Session Details

From: Feb 18, 2022 - To: Sep 08, 2022
City: Any
Region: Any

E85220Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators2/18/2022 8:00:00 AMMississaugaCHSI-Centre for Health and Safety Innovation Course is full
E81949Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators3/8/2022 8:00:00 AMSudburyIHSA - Training Centre-Sudbury Register
E85231Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators3/31/2022 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E84655Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators4/20/2022 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E85256Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators5/10/2022 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E81528Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators5/16/2022 8:00:00 AMKingstonKingston Construction Association Register
E85271Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators7/8/2022 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E82678Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators9/6/2022 8:00:00 AMBowmanvilleIHSA - Training Centre - Bowmanville Register
E85274Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators9/8/2022 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E84749Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators9/8/2022 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register