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Equipotential Bonding - Hydrovac

Hydrovac operators working around high voltage lines can be exposed to dangerous shock hazards in the event of electric faults and contacts. Unfortunately, some incidents have resulted in fatalities.

DETAC's Equipotential Bonding for Hydrovac Operators is an interactive exploration of electrical hazards and how they can be managed effectively. The course covers working around underground or overhead high voltage lines, or in areas where static electricity could ignite flammable vapors. The goal is to help operators understand the principles so they can apply the right types of controls for the wide range of field situations.

Course Content

  • Overview of Electricity Basics (Voltage, Current, Resistance, Static, Shock Charactersitics, Bonding, Grounding)
  • Understanding Step and Touch Potential Hazards
  • Operating Basics (Bonding Methods, Equipment, Attachments, Operating Restrictions, Inspection and Maintenance)
  • Safe Work Planning
  • Bonding Scenarios (set up a variety of job types)
  • Final Exam

Additional Services

Classroom courses and other live support options are available in place of/or to compliment the online course offering and can be customized to your specific needs. Please call for a quote - (403) 650-0413.


Course meets Fortis Alberta requirements for Hydrovac work around underground high voltage cables.

Course Details

  • Length: approximately 1.5 hours
  • Language: English
  • Certification: Yes
  • Access any time
  • PC/Tablet compatible
  • Customizable for your organization

Course Requirements

High-speed internet connection
Equipotential Bonding - Hydrovac
$149.00 CAD

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This course comes with:


Digital Badge and Printable Certificate