Power Line Hazards

Course Overview

This training program has been designed to address the safety concerns associated with working near Power Lines by recognizing hazards and putting controls in place to prevent injury to people and property damage.

This training program is a legal requirement for operators of Boom Trucks, Mobile Cranes, and other similar equipment working in close proximity to Power Lines.

Course Duration:  4 hours

Who should attend?

All personnel that operate Boom Trucks, Mobile Cranes, and other similar equipment.

Upcoming Course Dates:

Curriculum Topics: 


Employer's and workers' rights and responsibilities
Discuss the need for training
∗  Recognize Power Line structures
∗  Distinguish between Conductors and Insulators
∗  Identify the characteristics of electricity, how it travels and its effects
∗  Know what to do in case of contact
∗  Apply relevant sections of legislation

Note:  Participants must bring personal protective equipment.