Introduction to Hot Stick Operations

EPP017 - 24.00 Hours

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.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu.

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.

Prerequisites

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

Course Completion 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

Suggested Audience

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

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Contact Information

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

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