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This comprehensive 10-day program is designed to assist in meeting the regulatory requirements for “Qualified Workers” involved in maintaining energized overhead contact systems (OCS). Maintenance technicians and linemen involved in energized overhead contact systems will learn to avoid electrical hazards by being trained in special precautionary techniques and the proper use of personal protective equipment, such as rubber gloves, blankets and line hoses, insulated tools and other protective measures to reduce the hazard of electric shock.
Arc flash protection is also covered in detail. Participants will learn specific safe work practices required when working on or near energized overhead contact systems.
This course includes lecture discussions, supplemented with video training, energized work procedures and hands-on energized work exercises. Maintenance technicians and linemen involved in energized overhead contact systems work will find this course invaluable.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
Working knowledge of basic electricity and overhead contact systems.
This is a great class for people to go to. It’s well thought out class that is a good one for basic and or a refresher course. My instructor was great and he had good knowledge. I would recommend others to take this class.
James C., City of Dallas
"My instructor had an unlimited amount of knowledge. Wish I could spend a few years learning from him."
Michael T., South Feather Water & Power
"Our instructor presented the Substation Maintenance with great pride in AVO! Superb knowledge with practical applications! Thank you!"
James C., RED Electric