Electrical Safety Awareness for Hydro-Vac Operators


This is a one-day awareness program that provides students with a basic understanding of the electrical hazards related to hydro-vac/vacuum truck use and what is required to assess and control these hazards.

Course Duration – 8 hours
CEU Value – 0.7

Course Outline

  • Applicable Regulations/Legislation and Legal Requirements Overview relating to Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Theory (Awareness)
  • Energy Flow & Barriers
  • Effects of Electricity on the Human Body
  • Grounding & Bonding
  • System Protection
  • Step and Touch Potential
  • Safe Limits of Approach
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Job Planning

Course Duration – 8 hours
CEU Value – 0.7