Training, Safety, and Certifications

The safety and well-being of our employees and customers is of great importance to us.  We take safety seriously and provide up to date health & safety training and equipment to all of our employees.  Each Barnes employee is certified in Basic CPR & First Aid and we provide more training than what is currently legislated.  Safety is a culture that we promote and believe in at Barnes Electric.

All of our Licensed Electricians and Apprentices are trained in the following:

  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Ladder Safety
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Heat Stress
  • Cold Stress
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Workplace Violence & Harassment (Bill 168)
  • AODA Training & Compliance
  • Confined Spaces
  • Certified in Basic CPR & First Aid
  • WHMIS & GHS (Globally Harmonized System)
  • Working at Heights
  • Elevated Platforms
  • Lock Out – Tag Out
  • Arc Flash
  • Health & Safety Awareness for Workers, Supervisors & Management


We provide individual security checks for employees upon request. Our employees have clearances to work at sites with various security level requirements such as: correctional facilities, hospitals, schools, retirement and Long Term Care facilities, courthouse & other government facilities and banks. We are currently members in good standing with compliance management companies including, Comply Works, Contractor Check & Merx.