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@Your-Site: Virtual Training

 June 2020    |    Zoom Meeting

 

 

Under guidance from federal, state, and local authorities, NEPPA has reopened its Headquarters/Training Center.  In-house and @Your-Site Training is being held and scheduled in accordance with federal, state, and local guidelines. 

 

 

All visitors, staff and trainers must follow the established practices and protocols to ensure the safety, health and well-being of the NEPPA community. 

Click here for NEPPA's COVID-19 Visitor Policy.

 

 

For authorization to enter the Training Center, all visitors must complete this Health Screening Form.

 

 

 

 

At NEPPA, we are committed to helping our members enhance their safety awareness and develop effective training and risk management programs to better prepare and protect their organizations and employees.

 

As part of our commitment to our members, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to be offering a series of live, instructor-led @Your-Site Virtual Training sessions. 

 

Participants may register for individual sessions or all six sessions in the series (registration fees below).

 

 

@Your-Site: Virtual - Session Schedule & Length

 

All sessions will be recorded and made available to any registrants unable to participate at the time of the training.   Sessions are scheduled for 90-minutes which includes 15-minutes for Q&A.

 

Switching & Tagging

June 2, 2020 (8:00 am - 9:30 am)

 

Personal Protective Grounding

June 3, 2020 (8:00 am - 9:30 am)

 

Trouble Investigation

June 4, 2020 (8:00 am - 9:30 am)

 

Transformer Review & Connections

June 9, 2020 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

 

Work Zone Safety

June 10, 2020 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

 

High Voltage Rubber Gloving

June 11, 2020 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

 

 

 

Registration & Fees 

 

Participants may register for either an individual session or for the entire series:

 

@Your-Site Virtual Per Session Entire Series (6 Sessions)
NEPPA Members $45 per person $245 per person
Non-Members $90 per person $525 per person

 

 

To register, please click the button below to complete the form.  You may register up to 5 participants at a time (or contact Sarah Braese at sbraese@neppa.org to process a bulk registration).

 

Once NEPPA receives and processes your registration, participants will receive an auto-generated email with unique login credentials to access each of the individual the sessions.  

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Q:  How many @Your-Site: Virtual Training sessions are offered per year? 

A:  For now, NEPPA is planning to offer a total of six @Your-Site: Virtual Training sessions.  The registration fees are:

NEPPA Members: $45 per person, per class - or - $245 for the full series (6 classes)

Non-Members: $90 per person, per class - or - $525 for the full series (6 classes)

 

Q:  How long is each class? 

A:  Each class is scheduled for a total of 90-minutes which includes a 15-minute, live Q&A.

 

Q:  Are @Your-Site: Virtual Training Sessions live or pre-recorded?

A:  The @Your-Site: Virtual Training sessions are live, instructor-led training sessions.  For any registrants unable to participate live, the sessions are recorded and will be made available after the class.

 

Q:  Is this a group registration or do registrants complete class individually? 

A:  In order to receive a certificate of completion, participants need to register for the sessions individually.  Certificates of completion only display the registrant’s name. That being said, you do have the ability to register multiple individuals either one at a time, or in bulk by submitting a roster to NEPPA.  Certificates of completion are only available upon completion of the course.

 

Q:  Do registrants receive a Certificate of Completion? 

A:  At the completion of the course, registrants will receive an email including a printable Certificate of Completion which includes their name and session title.

 

Q:  Are @Your-Site: Virtual Training Sessions recorded?

A:  The @Your-Site: Virtual Training sessions will be recorded and made available to registrants after the program.

 

Q:  Are there set dates for @Your-Site: Virtual Training, or do participants login at their own convenience? 

A:  Since these are live, instructor-led sessions, participants are expected to join according to the schedule listed below. Recordings will be made available for anyone unable to join on the specified training date.

 

  1. Switching & Tagging - June 2, 2020 (8:00 am - 9:30 am)
  2. Personal Protective Grounding - June 3, 2020 (8:00 am - 9:30 am)
  3. Trouble Investigation - June 4, 2020 (8:00 am - 9:30 am)
  4. Transformer Review & Connections - June 9, 2020 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
  5. Work Zone Safety - June 10, 2020 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)
  6. High Voltage Rubber Gloving - June 11, 2020 (1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

 

 

 

 

Training Facilitator

 

Steve Socoby, CUSP, Director of Technical Training

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Steve has 36 years of hands on experience in all facets of operations, of public power utilities including: Line Superintendent; supervision of crews, maintenance, new construction, reliability and associated plant & sub-station responsibilities. He is a recognized expert in safety and OSHA compliance.

In his role of Director of Training, he is responsible for development and quality of safety & technical programs. He also oversees the line-workers’ school and teaches utility management and supervision, electronic controls and power-line operation programs.

Recognized as an industry leader and expert Steve has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Northeast Public Power Association and been recognized by the Maine State Legislature for his previous 30 Years of Distinguished Service. Steve attended the University of Maine at Orono.

 

 

 

 

Questions? 

 

Please contact training@neppa.org or call the office at (978) 540-2200.