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: Dec 07, 2023 - To: Aug 16, 2024
City: Any
Region: Any

E94883Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators12/7/2023 8:00:00 AMKingstonKingston Construction Association Register
E105561Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators1/4/2024 8:00:00 AMMississaugaSkills Development Centre Register
E105452Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators1/11/2024 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E106238Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators3/27/2024 8:00:00 AMMississaugaSkills Development Centre Register
E105464Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators4/12/2024 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E107200Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators5/21/2024 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E105468Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators6/7/2024 8:00:00 AMOttawaOttawa Skills Development Centre Register
E105773Electrical Safety-Hydrovac Operators8/16/2024 8:00:00 AMTimminsIHSA Training Centre - Timmins Register