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Rubber Glove Techniques to 36 kV

Program Description

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

This course introduces or reinforces the concepts of selection, maintenance, testing, and use of rubber protective equipment at various voltage levels. Standard safe operating procedures are highlighted using IHSA's High Voltage Rubber Techniques up to 36 kV Safe Practice Guide. Participants are required to bring their own CSA approved head, eye and foot protection, traffic vest, suitable clothing for outside work (FR rated for work in an electrical environment), rubber gloves and covers, leather work gloves, personal hand tools full body harness and lanyard. Note: The outside live line work is on 28kV Class #4. Rubber gloves will be required. If your employer does not have Class 4 gloves, gloves will be supplied by IHSA. 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

  • Review of the design, manufacturing, and testing elements of rubber gloves and associated equipment
  • Hydraulic equipment (stability; daily and weekly checks)
  • Job planning/tailboard talks
  • Rigging procedures
  • Detailed study of IHSA's High Voltage Rubber Techniques up to 36 kV Safe Practice Guide
  • Utility Work Protection Code
  • Field practice—rubber glove techniques

Who Should Attend?

Personnel who perform this type of work (including supervisors).

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
4 Days
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

Session Details

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Region: Any

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