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Hugh does monthly arc flash testing and has performed over 60,000 arc flash tests at Kinectrics, Kema and the Geneva arc flash labs. Hugh has worked with NFPA 70E, participates on taskforces, and is a founding member of CSA Z462 in Canada. ... July 30, 2015. Sacramento, CA. August 6, 2015. ... (OH&S Magazine 2014 Best of Safety Award) Train the ...

The table below lists technical articles written by our team of experts that advance electrical safety and code compliance. The links will take you to the entire article. We've also included articles written by others that feature Bussmann™ series products, tools and people.

IAEI, as the keystone of the electrical industry, is a membership driven, non-profit association promoting electrical safety throughout the industry by providing premier education, certification of inspectors, advocacy, partnerships and expert leadership in electrical codes and standards development.

electrical worker safety and health.. . . This alliance will continue to help develop effective training programs, while opening the lines of communication between OSHA, employers, and workers.” July 2014 Are you protected from arc flash? Know the hazards and precautions Arc flash is a short circuit, or electric arc, that travels through the ...

A subject of potential confusion for users of arc flash fall protection equipment is conductivity, a separate safety concern from that of arc flash protection. Arc flash products are designed to resist high heat and energy. ... effective July 10, 2014.

One month after OSHA announced multiple safety violations for American Airlines at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, the agency has slapped the company with more fines totaling $227,500. On July 25, when OSHA announced $231,000 in proposed penalties for workplace safety violations, the agency ...

Our new course Arc Flash Safety received its first online, customer review. It reads: “I found “Arc Flash Safety” to be a well produced, effective tool for communicating hazard risks and required mitigation techniques associated with working on and around energized electrical equipment. The content begins with basic information, becomes more specific with time, and […]

Arc Flash Safety . Simply put, an arc flash is a phenomenon where a flashover of electric current leaves its intended path and travels through the air from one conductor to another or to ground. The results are often violent and when a human is in close proximity to the arc flash, serious injury and even death can occur.

June 2014 Arc Flash – Lightning In A Box . One of the factors that determine the severity of . Arc flash is the sudden release of electrical energy through the air when a high voltage gap exists and there is a breakdown between conductors. and junk, that may make the room cramped and cause . Arc flash has been described as an electrical

The hierarchy of control is a critical process in preventing health and safety incidents. Think of it as a strategy for safety. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) says that risks should be reduced to the lowest level practical, but also that not every step will be relevant to every project. The standard hierarchy of control is:

All Newsletter Categories . Pre 2005 ... Arc Flash Safety Resource [ November 17 th 2016 ] ... July 4 - A Tribute to Our Country [ July 7 th 2014 ] Monthly Newsletter Recap - June 2014 [ July 2 nd 2014 ] Switches, Receptacles, Cord Connectors, and ...