Annual Powerline Safety Seminar

Attending this seminar could be the best time investment you make this spring ... "The Power Comes from Within to Prevent Powerline Tragedies"

Contractors and trades in the Burlington and Oakville area are encouraged to attend the 2017 "Power to be Safe" Powerline Safety Seminar, co-presented by Oakville Hydro, Burlington Hydro Inc. and the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA). The free event will be held Wednesday, May 17, from 8:30 to 11:00 am, at the Burlington Convention Centre, 1120 Burloak Drive, Burlington, just north of the QEW. Don’t delay and reserve your spot today!

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This informative free seminar targets worker safety on the job site featuring presentations by industry experts on potential hazards associated with overhead and underground powerlines. The event's timing coincides with the typical increase in activity on job sites throughout the region.

Recent incidents and what can be learned from them, and the guidelines and practices to help keep workers safe will be covered by experts from the Electrical Safety Authority, Burlington Hydro, Oakville Hydro and the Ministry of Labour. The Powerline Safety Seminar is a must-attend event to ensure that you are up-to-date on the protocols that will help keep your workers safe.

Who Should Attend...

Businesses and tradespeople in:

  • Dump truck operators/owners
  • Construction (Delivery, Boom Trucks)
  • Landscaping / Excavating
  • Roofing
  • Siding/Eavestroughs
  • Paving
  • Employees working with high reach equipment

Who Will Present ...

Leading experts on electrical safety, including:

  • Ministry of Labour(MOL) 
  • Electrical Safety Authority (ESA)
  • Burlington Hydro Inc. 
  • Oakville Hydro

For more information please contact Colin Saunders, Director, HR, Safety and Health, Burlington Hydro, at (905) 336-4370 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Attending this seminar could be the best time investment you make this spring ... "The Power Comes from Within to Prevent Powerline Tragedies"