Testing Insulated Gloves Sleeves, Blankets, Line Hose, Hoods, Jumpers, and Switch Sticks


Insulated rubber gloves, sleeves, blankets, line hose and hoods are used extensively throughout the electric utility industry to provide both primary and secondary protection to the electrical worker. Knowledge and skills in conducting electrical and visual tests on this equipment help to insure that it provides the needed protection to electrical workers.
The Program is designed to impart and improve the knowledge and skills required to properly clean, visually inspect, electrically test, store and maintain insulated rubber gloves, sleeves, blankets, line hose, hoods, high voltage jumpers, and switch sticks.


This training program is for personnel that conduct electrical and visual tests on lineman's protective equipment, those that have supervisory responsibility for such work, and safety personnel.


The Course fee of $550.00 per registrant includes the following:
Compilation of ASTM F18 Standards
Text notes by the instructors
Technical Articles of interest
Transportation to and from the test site
Morning and afternoon coffee/soft drink breaks
Tuesday and Wednesday 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.

Classes will be conducted at the Drury Inn & Suites Birmingham Lakeshore Drive 160 State Farm Pkwy, Birmingham, AL (google map) (205)940-9500. Contact the Drury Inn directly at (205)940-9500 for room reservations and request our special group rate ($104.00) Reference our group name of "VON Corporation.".  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 the Drury Inn is approximately $35, and Birmingham has Lyft and Uber service from the airport.



8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Classroom at Hotel
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Lunch - Furnished
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Practical Application at VON Wednesday
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Practical Application at VON
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Lunch - Furnished
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Classroom

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