Arc Flash Awareness Training

Arc Flash Awareness Training


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Course Summary

Working in and around electrical components, especially live, has the potential to cause harm if the appropriate measures have not been taken. An arc flash is a sudden release of electrical energy through the air when a high-voltage gap exists and there is a breakdown between conductors.

OSG’s course Arc Flash Awareness focuses specifically on arc flash, the causes, and the necessary requirements for personal protective equipment as outlined in CSA Z462 – Electrical Safety.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define arc flash
  • Identify arc flash hazards
  • Discuss causes of arc flash
  • Identify methods of prevention for arc flash
  • Discuss PPE requirements

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a wallet card.

Target Audience

Those who work on energized systems.

Legislative Reference

CSA Z462 – Electrical Safety