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Introduction to Hot Stick Operations

EPP017 - 24.00 Hours

Schedule

  • Details
    8/14/2018 - 8/16/2018
    Bryan TX
    EU  EPP017  23
    $695.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

Electric Power Hot Stick OperationsThe Introduction to Hot Stick Operations course provides participants instruction in the maintenance of transmission and distribution circuits using live-line tools and associated equipment. At the completion of the course, participants will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to properly select and use hot line tools to perform work on both distribution and transmission systems.

Prerequisite

Evidence of successful completion of the Wood Pole Climbing Techniques course or equivalent training verified by the employer.

Requirements

  • Complete the Student Qualification Form located in the resources section. 
  • Evidence of successful completion of the Wood Pole Climbing Techniques course or equivalent training verified by the employer.
  • In order to fully participate in all field work exercises, students will need the following equipment: lineman climbing boots, hard hat, rubber gloves, eye protection, leather gloves, climbing tools, hand tools, and long-sleeve shirts.

Once all proper documentation has been collected and/or completed it may be faxed to TEEX Customer Care at (979) 458-1426. If additional information is required, contact TEEX Customer Care personnel at (800) 723-3811.

All verifications and associated documentation must be completed a minimum of 14 business days prior to the start of class.

Topics

Crossarm replacement - distribution +Dead end bell replacement - distribution +Identification and use of live line tools +Insulator replacement - distribution +Recognition, inspection and use of protective cover-up+Selection and use of proper live line tools and equipment for energized system maintenance +Proper care, cleaning and storage of live line tools+Dead end insulator change on transmission structure Insulator change Tangent structure – transmission+Insulator change on H-frame structure-transmission+Safety procedures to perform live line maintenance jobs on wooden structures

Audience

  • Apprentice line workers
  • Journey line workers
  • Crew leaders
  • Electric utilities professionals
  • Construction professionals
  • Industry professionals with pole climbing requirements

Education Credits

  • 2.4 CEUs

Contact Information

Phone: ( ) - | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
OSHA Training Institute Education Center

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