Event Profile

Lineworker Skills Series: Personal Protective Bonding and Grounding

March 2, 2022
Captain Cook Hotel

Who Should Attend:

All electrical workers involved in personal protective grounding.

Course Overview:

This course discusses protective grounding theory and emphasizes safety and the range of acceptable currents. It also covers visual inspection of grounding systems (mats, connectors, risers, and straps); special considerations and hazards (IEEE Standard 80); and personal protective grounds, including sizing, testing, inspection, maintenance, and use. This class includes hands-on simulation exercises.

Course Instructor:

Brady Hansen, Written in Red

Course Schedule:

Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and the class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Course Location and Hotel Information:

The Captain Cook Hotel
939 West 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 343-2282


Room rate: $150

Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than February 1, 2022, to secure this rate. Mention that you are coming in with the NWPPA group when booking your reservation.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 1/30/2022): $460
Utility Member Standard: $535

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 1/30/2022): $690
Associate Member Standard: $765

Non-member Early Bird (ends 1/30/2022): $1,380
Non-member Standard: $1,455

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted with a full refund as follows:

For webinars and virtual classes, if the request is made at least five days prior to the course, then 100% of the registration fee will be refunded.

For in-person events, the following fee structure applies: cancellation at least 30 days prior to the event, full refund; within 15-29 days, $100 fee; and within 1-14 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling because NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for six continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

For More Information:

To find out more about this course, to register, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.