Understanding and Implementing the IEEE 1695 Stray and Contact Voltage Guide

Program Information

Overview

Learn the fundamentals of stray and contact voltage in this interactive course, which features classroom discussions, workshops and problem solving sessions that will prepare you to investigate cases of stray and contact voltage in the field. Topics include:

- Causes of stray and contact voltage
- Measurement process
- Investigation techniques
- Human and animal sensitivity to voltage
- Contact voltage program management
- Stray voltage investigation workshop at pools, farms and homes
- Contact voltage measurement lab

  • Asset Management

    Understand how identifying stray and contact voltages can reduce problems in utility infrastructure

  • Safety

    Improve system reliability, public and worker safety

  • Investigation

    Understand proper measurement techniques and how to interpret readings

  • Program Management

    Document best practice information from professional practitioners

This training is not sponsored by nor affiliated with the IEEE. IEEE 1695-2016© is a registered trademark of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ. This event is offered exclusively to employees of electric utilities and their regulators.

This program is designed for people in the utility industry responsible for the implementation of the IEEE 1695/2016 guide, as well as engineers and technicians who investigate and mitigate cases of stray and contact voltage, including:

Utility Engineers
Utility Engineers
Compliance Managers
Compliance Managers
Utility Foreman
Utility Foreman
Risk Managers
Risk Managers
Program Managers
Program Managers
Troubleshooter Supervisors
Troubleshooter Supervisors
Field Engineers
Field Engineers

Instructors

Chuck Denardo, PE
Chuck Denardo, PE
Mr. DeNardo, a native of Northern Illinois and a graduate of the University of Illinois. Chuck served as Principal Engineer with We Energies in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for more than 30 years, and has been directly involved in the issues of stray and contact voltage since 1985.
Stuart Hanebuth
Stuart Hanebuth
Stu has more than 20 years experience in the electric transmission and distribution sector. Prior to Power Survey, Stu directed the Public Safety Programs at Consolidated Edison Company of New York. At Con Edison, Stu successfully implemented and managed more than $100 Million in Public Safety Programs, including contact voltage detection and mitigation.
David Kalokitis
David Kalokitis
Mr. Kalokitis is the Chief Technology Officer at Power Survey Company, a firm dedicated to the detection of contact voltages. In his role as CTO, Dave has developed technologies and field measurement techniques which have become industry standard for the detection and measurement of contact voltage.
Mark Cook
Mark Cook
Mark has extensive industry experience and expertise in both investor-owned utilities and member-owned electric cooperatives. Mark’s current background providing consulting services delivering nationwide technical support for the electric industry. Mark has conducted more than 3000 stray voltage investigations and managed statewide utility database.

Agenda

June 12, 2017

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6:00pm 10:00pm Welcome reception and registration

June 13, 2017

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9:00am 5:00pm Introduction and contact voltage topics

June 14, 2017

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9:00am 5:00pm Stray voltage topics

June 15, 2017

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8:00am 3:00pm Case studies and review

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