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Live Line Tool Techniques

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Program Description

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

This hands-on program introduces or reinforces the concepts of selection, maintenance, testing, and use of live line tools. It provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to perform this type of work in the safest manner possible through both classroom and field work.


Program Content

  • Materials (design, manufacture, and testing)
  • Detailed study of IHSA’s Live Line Tool Techniques Safe Practice Guide
  • Rigging procedures
  • Job planning/tailboard talk
  • Field practice—working from pole and aerial devices

Who Should Attend?

Staff and supervisors who perform this type of work.


Delivery of this program at your facility will require a suitable space to complete the practical portion of the program as well as the required equipment. Please check with your IHSA Consultant/Trainer for specific requirements.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Personal Protective Equipment / What to bring

Participants are required to bring their own CSA approved head, eye and foot protection, traffic vest, suitable clothing for outside work (FR rated for work in an electrical environment), Class #2 rubber gloves, personal hand tools, leather work gloves, full body harness, lanyard, and climbing gear. The participant will not be permitted to participate in the course if they do not bring the noted personal protective equipment and tools.

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
4 Days
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee
Call to Register

To inquire about possible dates and enrollment for this course, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-263-5024.

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Session Details

City: Any
Region: Any

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