Training & Events

Electrical Testing of Insulated Aerial Lift Devices

Insulated aerial lift devices are used extensively throughout the electric utility industry to provide both primary and secondary electrical protection to the utility worker. Knowledge and skills in conducting aerial lifts provide the needed electrical protection. This program is designing to impart and improve knowledge and skill required for performing high voltage testing of aerial lifts and for interpreting of results. Primary emphasis on the use of high voltage D.C. although the use of high voltage A.C. will be covered.

Who Should Attend

This training program is for personnel that conduct high voltage tests on insulated aerial lifts, those that have supervisory responsibility for such work, and those in the safety department. The program includes acceptance and maintenance testing both articulating and telescoping lift trucks. The program also includes use of continuous current monitors for bare hand hot line work.

Course Fee and Registration

  • The Course fee of $450.00 per registrant includes the following:
  • Compilation of A92.2 Standards
  • Text notes by the instructors
  • Technical Articles of interest
  • Transportation to and from the test site – In order to allow for proper social distancing, transportation will not be provided until COVID restrictions are lifted.
  • Morning and afternoon coffee/soft drink breaks
  • Tuesday lunch

Advanced registration is recommended since the class size will be limited due to the hand-on instruction. Refund requests received less than 5 days a session will be subject to a $25.00 charge.

Class Location, Hotel Information

Classes will be conducted at the Drury Inn & Suites Birmingham Lakeshore Drive, 160 State Farm Pkwy, Birmingham, AL, (205)940-9500. Contact the Drury Inn directly at (205)940-9500 for room reservations and request our special group rate ($109.00).  Reference our group name of “VON Corporation.”

You can book you hotel room in our group through the following links.  If you call, reference the group number.

March 2021 Class – Drury Inn Group 2429458

May 2021 Class – Drury Inn Group 2429460

August 2021 Class – Drury Inn Group 2429462

October 2021 Class – Drury Inn Group 2429464

Each registrant is responsible for meals except those outlined under “Course Fee and Registration. Reasonably priced eating facilities are within walking distance. Cab fare to this hotel is approximately $35, and Birmingham has Lyft and Uber service from the airport.

Important Notice about 2021 Classes and COVID Restrictions

Until further notice, classes will be conducted observing social distancing and other COVID-19 related restrictions.  Be aware that wearing of a mask is currently mandated in Alabama.

The Wednesday field portion is conducted at a local aerial lift dealer.  Their company COVID policy bars our entry to their building in the case of inclement weather.  Therefore the Wednesday field portion will take place outdoors, rain or shine.  Please come prepared.

Classes have a hard limit of 12 attendees imposed by the hotel and local restrictions on the meeting room.  Due to the limited class size, advanced payment will be required at the time of registration until further notice.

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