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Powerline Hazards

Duration: 1 day

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This course is designed to increase participants’ awareness of the dangers of working near power lines and how to prevent injury and death due to this work. It teaches the participants how to work safely near power lines by recognizing hazards and putting controls in place to prevent injury to people and property damage. Upon successful completion of this course, the worker will be able to:

  • Discuss the need for power line hazards training
  • Recognize power line structures
  • Distinguish between conductors and insulators
  • Identify characteristics of electricity
  • Identify how electricity travels
  • Discuss the effects of electricity
  • Identify steps in the emergency response to contact with power lines
  • Use sections of the OH&S Regulations to answer practical questions dealing with power line hazards
  • Review employers’ and workers’ rights and responsibilities
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Safety Training Courses
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