Shermco Industries and Delaware Valley Safety Council Announce Strategic Alliance

Safety Council Introduces Industry Leading Electrical Training to the Northeast

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DVSC continually adds best-in-class training programs to meet the safety-training needs of diverse industrial environments.

Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014

The Delaware Valley Safety Council(DVSC) is pleased to announce the completion of a strategic alliance agreement with Shermco Industries. Shermco Industries is a provider of testing, maintenance, repair, commissioning, engineering and training services for electrical infrastructure including substations, switchgear, transformers, motors and generators. With its recent acquisition of Magna Electric Corporation, a Canadian firm, Shermco Industries is now the North American leader in electrical power system maintenance, repair, testing, and training.

Shermco currently offers twelve (12) training courses in the electrical field. Through the strategic alliance, DVSC will be offering these courses at their training facilities located in Sewell, New Jersey and Newark, Delaware. The courses range in duration from 8 hours to 36 hours, and have maximum class sizes of either 14 or 20 students. Shermco and DVSC released the initial course schedule today:

DVSC-DE, Newark, Delaware: Electrical Safety for Qualified Electrical Workers, 04/01-03/14; Electrical Safety Refresher, 04/04/14; Troubleshooting and Electrical Print Reading, 06/03-05/14; Industrial Plant Electrical Maintenance, 08/05-08/14; Electrical Safety for Qualified Electrical Workers,10/07-09/14; Electrical Safety Refresher.                                                            

DVSC-NJ, Sewell, New Jersey: Electrical Safety for Qualified Electrical Workers, 05/06-08/14; Electrical Safety Refresher, 05/09/14; Troubleshooting and Electrical Print Reading, 07/08-10/14; Industrial Plant Electrical Maintenance, 09/09-12/14; Electrical Safety for Qualified Electrical Workers, 11/04-06/14; Electrical Safety Refresher, 11/07/14.

A complete listing of the Shermco course offerings is itemized below. Complete and detailed descriptions of each course can be found on the Safety Council’s website at http://www.dvsconline.org in the Electrical Training section.

  • Basic Electrical Fundamentals
  • Basic Electrical Technical Skills
  • Electrical Print Reading
  • Electrical Safety for Qualified Electrical Workers
  • Electrical Safety Refresher
  • Electrical Safety for Managers
  • Electrical Safety for Utilities
  • Motor Maintenance and Testing
  • Industrial Plant Electrical Maintenance
  • Circuit Breaker Maintenance, Operation & Controls
  • L&M Voltage Circuit Breaker Maintenance
  • Splicing & Termination of Med Voltage Cables

Shermco Industries is a provider of testing, maintenance, repair, commissioning, engineering and training services for electrical infrastructure including substations, switchgear, transformers, motors and generators. Founded in 1974, in Dallas, Texas, and now with locations across the United States and Europe, Shermco serves commercial, industrial, municipal and utility customers throughout North America. An active participant in the International Electrical Testing Association (NETA), Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA), American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Professional Electrical Apparatus Recyclers League (PEARL), Shermco services the entire electrical line from high-voltage substations down to the distribution and drives equipment within facilities.

The Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC), a member of the Association of Reciprocal Safety Councils (ARSC), was formed and incorporated as a non-profit in 1995. Delaware Valley Safety Council provides world-class safety training to owner companies, contractor companies, contractors and employees working in industrial facilities in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland and Pennsylvania. DVSC continually adds best-in-class training programs to meet the safety-training needs of diverse industrial environments. DVSC utilizes state-of-the-art technology, coupled with proven training, to lower safety incident rates, severity rates, and costs to industry. DVSC provides secure, comprehensive training verification eliminating the need for costly and time-consuming on-site record keeping. DVSC’s ultimate objective is to return every worker home safely from work every day.


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