Doug Black performs arc flash analysis studies and provides electrical safety training and consulting. A registered Professional Engineer in Kentucky and Indiana, Doug retired from Alcoa in Newburgh, Indiana, after 32 years. He has extensive experience in electrical safety, capital projects, process control, power distribution, and power system maintenance.
At Alcoa, he led the plant-wide Electrical Safety Lead Team for 11 years, with responsibilities including safety program writing and auditing, incident investigation and arc flash hazard assessment, specializing in arc flash exposure reduction techniques. As a member of the Alcoa Safety Committee, Doug helped develop the training programs and associated Alcoa Safety Standards for the corporate electrical safety program.