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New Training Program Based on Canadian Standards for Safe Electrical Work Available in French and English
by Electrolab


BELLEVILLE, Ont., MAY 2015 – Every year, electrical workers are seriously injured or killed by contacting energized parts or being subjected to an electrical arc flash. To prevent these types of incidents, these workers and the organizations for which they work must understand and follow up-to-date safety-related work practices, maintenance requirements and administrative controls.

Safe Electrical Work Practices Canadian Standards 2015

This program provides an overview of the Canadian standards released in 2015 and shows how following its guidelines helps keep electrical workers safe. The changes from the 2012 edition are also explained. Topics include approach boundaries, skills required of qualified electrical workers, selecting arc-rated clothing and protective equipment, arc flash PPE categories, creating an electrically safe working condition, when energized work is permitted and energized electrical work permits. A French version of this program is also available.

This program from ERI Safety Videos is available in DVD and streaming media formats. Additional information or a free preview is available by calling Electrolab Training Systems at 1-800-267-7482 or emailing safety@electrolab.ca.

About Electrolab Limited

Operating in Canada for over 35 years, Electrolab provides health and safety, human resources and technical skills training products to businesses and industries across Canada. Electrolab is a global leader in workplace safety training as the creator, sole proprietor and international representative of SafeStart.

Website: www.electrolab.ca

About ERI Safety Videos

ERI Safety Videos of Lexington, SC, is a leading producer of health and safety training and has been creating employee training products for more than 25 years.

Website: www.eri-safety.com

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Media Contact:

Claire Stewart

Electrolab Limited

Phone: 800-267-7482 ext 308

Email: cstewart@electrolab.ca

Website: www.electrolab.ca

 

 

 

 

 


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