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Training Sessions

Job Hazards
Protective Equipment
Safe Work Practices
Overhead Line Maintenance
Underground Line Maintenance
Substation and Switchyard Maintenance
Training Sessions

Job Hazards – 12 minutes
Describes the individual’s role in safety. Identifies hazards that may be encountered in T&D work.

Protective Equipment – 8 minutes
Identifies and describes basic clothing and personal safety equipment used in T&D work. Describes personal rubber gear. Describes hot line cover gear used to insulate energized equipment.

Safe Work Practices – 10 minutes
Describes how to perform a pre-use inspection on a bucket truck. Describes how a tailgate session is used to plan a job. Describes how to secure a safe work area at a typical job site.

Overhead Line Maintenance – 9 minutes
Describes how to test a pole before climbing it. Describes how to inspect pole climbing equipment. Describes techniques for climbing a pole. Describes how to apply hot line cover gear by hand and with hot sticks.

Underground Line Maintenance – 9 minutes
Describes how to inspect a manhole. Describes how to test the atmosphere under a manhole cover. Describes how to inspect a padmounted transformer.

Substation and Switchyard Maintenance – 10 minutes
Describes how to inspect a substation. Describes typical preparations that should be carried out before work is done on a circuit breaker.