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Power Line Hazards Certification Training


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Power Line Hazards Certification Training is a legal requirement for operators of boom trucks, mobile cranes and other similar equipment. The training covers basic knowledge about electricity, electrical hazards, and safety measures when working in proximity to transition lines above and underground. It also teaches participants what to do when equipment becomes charged with an electrical current and reviews all appropriate legislative requirements.

This training must be renewed every three years and be provided by a trainer approved by WorkplaceNL.

To become approved to provide Power Line Hazards Certification Training an individual must provide evidence they meet the standards as prescribed by WorkplaceNL's Power Line Hazards Certification Training Standards.

To become approved you must:
  1. Complete a Power Line Hazards Certification Training session from a trainer approved by WorkplaceNL;
  2. Complete the Power Line Hazards Certification Trainer’s Course as provided by WorkplaceNL; and
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and experience in the areas of electricity and adult education techniques or other training, knowledge and experience as approved by WorkplaceNL.

Depending on demand, WorkplaceNL will provide the Power Line Hazards Trainers’ course at different locations and times throughout the year.  If you wish to be added to the wait list, complete the Power Line Hazards Trainers’ Course Application and forward it to the address provided on the form or fax to: 709-778-1564.

A trainer cannot provide training unless he/she is working for an approved provider registered with WorkplaceNL. A trainer, such as an independent private consultant, can apply to have his/her consulting company approved with him/her as the trainer. For a provider to become approved and registered with WorkplaceNL the Training Provider Registration Form must be completed. Please forward it to the address provided on the form or fax to: 709.778.1564.

For further information contact the Prevention Services Department at: 709.778.1552.

Power Line Hazards Video (view on You Tube)