ESA Safety & Technical Training

The Electrical Safety Authority offers electrical safety and technical training based on the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.

ESA’s training workshops are specifically designed to offer practical guidance and clarification on electrical safety principles, safe work practices, and the implementation of complex Codes, standards and guidelines. Supervisors and workers are encouraged to continually improve their knowledge and follow safe work practices. ESA’s comprehensive knowledge of electrical harms is fundamental to the development of effective training solutions that will influence worker behaviour. Training is an effective risk reduction solution.

To meet your training needs ESA offers instructor-led, self-directed, and eLearning opportunities.  Public and on-site workshops are available!

Workshop Schedule and Registration Information

2014 Annual Training Calendar

2015 Annual Training Calendar

Training Workshop Descriptions 

Pre-Master Electrician Training Offerings

ESA and WSPS 1 Day Workshop: Workplace Electrical Safety - Understanding Z462

Electrical Safety Handbook for Emergency Responders

Ontario Electrical Safety Code
(25th Edition/2012) Training

ESA is offering OESC training that highlights key changes to the Ontario Electrical Safety Code. For OESC workshop registration and schedule information click here.

Safety Awareness Training
  • designed to keep employees safe.
  • helps employers demonstrate due diligence.
Technical Training
  • designed for electricians, contractors and consultants.
  • based on the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.
  • saves money on call-backs and improves electrical safety.
Specialized Training
  • designed for consultants and electricians.
  • provides in-depth knowledge for complex topics.
Ontario Fire College - Solar Photovoltaic Systems, Wind Turbines, and Fire Fighter Safety Course

Click here to access ESA’s “Fire Fighter Safety Awareness for Alterative Generation Systems” Safety Meeting Presentation.

Training is an effective risk reduction solution. ESA's training workshops are specifically designed to offer guidance and clarification regarding electrical safety principles and safe work practices.  Workshops are continually being developed to meet evolving training needs.

Registration for a half-day public workshop is $159 + HST per person.  Registration for a full-day workshop is $315 + applicable taxes per person. On-site training workshops are available for $2,200 (half-day) and $4,440 (full-day) + applicable taxes for up to 25 participants.

For workshop information, and to check the schedule of events for your area, use the links below:

Workshop Registration Form (Word) Workshop Registration Form (PDF)

1. ESA is committed to maintaining the security and confidentiality of your personal information in accordance with applicable privacy legislation and our Privacy Policy. By completing one of the applications listed above and submitting a completed application to ESA, you are consenting to ESA collecting, using and disclosing your personal information for the purpose of considering and administering your application. You represent that you have all necessary authority and/or have obtained all necessary consents from any other individuals about whom you provide personal information to ESA in order to enable us to collect, use and disclose such personal information for the purpose described above.

2. The Electrical Safety Authority (the “ESA”) is committed to maintaining the accuracy, security and privacy of personal information in accordance with applicable Canadian privacy laws and ESA’s Privacy and Access Code (the “Code”).  The ESA’s Code, which forms part of the Administrative Agreement between the ESA and the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, prevents ESA from releasing an individual’s personal information to a third party without their written consent.  To obtain a copy of our Consent to Release Statement - Third Party Request for Information form please use the link below.

Letter Consent to Release Statement




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