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Electric Power Substation Safety Awareness

Overview

FMPA’s virtual Electric Power Substation Safety Awareness Series provides training courses specifically designed for substation personnel and other crews who work in and around substations.  The series consists of 4 sessions.  Each session is a one-hour interactive webinar designed to engage students through polls, questions, and online responses.  A written review will be included at the end of the series and students with an 80% or greater will be awarded a certificate of successful completion for Electric Power Substation Safety Awareness. 


Details

August 18, 2020 - August 18, 2020
11:00 am — 12:00 pm
Distance Learning


Topics

SA-1       Substation Overview – August 18, 2020

This session is designed to highlight the purpose and function of an electric power substation and to describe training and qualification requirements along with types of electrical hazards found in substations.

  • Describe the purpose and functions of substations.
  • Define training and qualification requirements for substation entry and work
  • Describe types of electrical hazards found in substations

SA-2     Substation Entry and Job Briefing Requirements – August 20, 2020

This session is designed to highlight the purpose and function of an electric power substation and to describe training and qualification requirements along with types of electrical hazards found in substations.

  • Define the requirements for entering a substation.
  • Describe hazard assessment and job briefing requirements for substation entry and work.
  • Describe regulatory and consensus standard requirements associated with electric power substations.

SA-3    Substation Components and Equipment Overview – August 25, 2020

This session is designed to give an overview of substation components and equipment along with associated hazards and effective controls

  • Describe the purpose and function of major substation equipment and components.
  • Describe hazards and controls associated with substation equipment and components.

SA-4   Substation Safety Precautions  – August 27, 2020

This session is designed to review approach distances and safety precautions that must be followed with entering and/or working within substations.

  • Define Minimum Approach Distances (MAD) for Qualified and Unqualified employee entry and work
  • Describe safety precautions for working in a substation.

About the Instructor

Scott Young is a Senior Electric Power Safety Consultant of SET Solutions with over 35 years of electric utility substation experience. He is a Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP), a Certified Substation Technician, a circuit breaker technician and an OSHA 10/30 hour authorized instructor. Scott is an electric utility technical instructor specializing in high voltage substation electrical training including academics and hands-on. He is a published author and presenter at utility safety conferences throughout the US. Scott began his career as an Apprentice Substation Technician, worked through lead Substation Electrician and advanced to Substation Skills Training Supervisor where he was responsible for training, managing, scheduling and updating a (4) year Electrical Substation Apprenticeship program.

While working for an electric utility, Scott was instrumental in the development of a Safe Work Practices Manual for Substation Operations and the production of substation safety videos. Scott presently works with utilities and contractors to provide electric utility technical and safety specific training, specializing in high voltage substation electrical technical training, (Senior Consultant)



Registration

Cost: $295/per person for entire Series
Deadline: August 11, 2020
Who Should Attend: Substation personnel and other crews who work in and around substations.
Contact: Sharon Samuels


Registration Closed Registration is closed for this event.



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