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BC Hydro: Free Electrical Safety Training for Trades Workers
BC Hydro free workshop Electrical Safety Training for Trades Workers covers the basics of how electricity behaves, how to spot overhead and underground hazards, how to plan your work and carry it out in a safe manner, what to do if your equipment contacts a power line, and how to meet WorkSafeBC requirements for working near high-voltage lines.
Industry Information

COCA: BC Research on Electric Shock & Working Energized
Council of Construction Associations says last year Technical Safety BC conducted original mixed methods research to identify and uncover some of the behavioural and sociocultural factors involved in electric shock risk within the province of BC. A key highlight from the findings is that 95% of survey respondents have experienced electric shock.

Technical Safety BC: State Of Safety Report 2017
Technical Safety BC has released its State of Safety 2017 Report. The interactive, online document provides an overview of incidents and injuries related to technical equipment observed over the previous year, and the organizationís efforts to understand and manage safety risk. The fully digital document provides an array of data including the number of incidents reported to Technical Safety BC in the last year, injuries, number and type of permits issued, number of assessments, incident investigations, as well as information on risk reduction and enforcement activities.
Information Sources

WorkSafe BC: Online Book On Electrical Safety
WorkSafe BC online interactive web book Electrical Safety provides practical information on working around and on energized low-voltage equipment and near high-voltage conductors.

WorkSafe BC: Resources On Electrical Safety
WorkSafe BC site has a number of free online booklets, reports and links that cover different issues around electrical safety and electrical hazards on your jobsite.
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