Electrical Safety Training System (ESTS) Electrical Worker – Canada, Arc Flash & Shock

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August 5, 2021

Dantec ESTS electrical safety arc flash & shock course was developed for workers who perform energized electrical work and is fully CSA Z462-21 and CSA Z1001 compliant. The overall course content was developed using industry accepted best practice standards as the underpinning in support of meeting provincial and federal regulatory due diligence for arc flash and shock.

The ESTS Electrical Worker Arc Flash & Shock training course focuses on workplace electrical safety and the identification of the electrical hazards of arc flash and shock against an assigned energized electrical work task following a defined work flow process. Justification for energized electrical work is reviewed. Completing a Risk Assessment Procedure and the application of the Hierarchy of Risk Control Methods to reduce risk are emphasized. Additional protective measures including defining Approach Boundaries, the selection of appropriate Electrical Specific PPE, Tools & Equipment with proper pre-use checks/inspection, care, use and maintenance and content related to utilizing appropriate work practices/procedures are provided.

ESTS Electrical Worker training is based on industry Standards and Regulations, providing documentation tools in support of the employer’s overall Occupational Health & Safety Management System and an Electrical Safety Program. Employers are required to have an updated Electrical Safety Program based on industry Standards and Regulations for workers to receive the most benefit from this course.

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