EPP017 – 24.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Electric Power Hot Stick OperationsThe Introduction to Hot Stick Operations course provides participants instruction in the maintenance of transmission and distribution circuits using live-line tools and associated equipment. At the completion of the course, participants will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to properly select and use hot line tools to perform work on both distribution and transmission systems.


TEEX Certification/Licensing Requirement

Participants must provide evidence of completion of the TEEX Wood Pole Climbing (EPP001) course or equivalent training verified by their current employer through a completed Student Qualification Form. This prerequisite may be accomplished by uploading a copy of the documents during registration using the TEEX Student Portal. Once received and approved, the participant will be notified by email they have met all prerequisites and have been added to the class roster. All documentation is due at least 14 business days prior to the start of class.

Course Completion Requirements

Student Must Provide

  • Climbing boots
  • Hard hat
  • Rubber gloves
  • Eye protection
  • Leather gloves
  • Climbing tools
  • Hand tools
  • Long-sleeved shirt

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.


    Suggested Audience

    This course is designed for linemen, apprentice linemen, foremen and supervisors, and safety personnel in charge of, or responsible for, hot line crews.

    Contact Information

    Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
    OSHA Training Institute Education Center
    Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
    Email: itsi@teex.tamu.edu

    This was a great class with a great instructor. Most beneficial class I’ve ever taken.

    — Crime Scene Investigation
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