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Equipotential Grounding and Bonding

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

Temporary grounding systems were developed to provide safety for those working on de-energized equipment. This program addresses the advantages of equipotential grounding and bonding over traditional methods. Discussions include the process by which a safe work environment can be created using equipotential grounding and bonding systems.  Participants are required to bring their own CSA approved head, foot and eye protection, leather work gloves, rubber gloves Class #2 and suitable work clothes for outside work (FR rated for work in an electrical environment.)  The participant will not be permitted to participate in the course if they do not bring the noted personal protective equipment and tools.


Program Content

  • Electrical theory
  • Permanent grounding methods
  • Fault current availability
  • Current capacities of temporary grounding connectors
  • Potential testing
  • Testing and maintaining grounding components, including vehicle grounds
  • Demonstration of grounding methods—traditional versus equipotential
  • Field practice of equipotential grounding and bonding installations

Who Should Attend?

Utility personnel who are required to construct, maintain, and operate electrical systems.

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Program Duration
2 Days
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