Training
e-Hazard

e-Hazard Remote Electrical Safety Training

e-Hazard Is Now Providing Remote Electrical Safety Training. With the COVID-19 crisis at hand, we understand that many companies are looking to fill this time with productive work that can be completed at home or in proper isolation. By choosing our remote electrical safety training option, you can be assured that your workers will remain up-to-date on the latest electrical

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Burning Questions
Hugh Hoagland

Is It OK to Share Arc Flash and Electrical PPE?

Quick Answer- Get each of your employees their own. Disclosure: neither e-Hazard nor ArcWear sell arc flash PPE.  We are a training company and a test lab. In our last NFPA 70E Train the Trainer class before things were shut down for COVID-19, we had a trainer who asked a question about old arc flash gear.  He had a 10-year-old

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Burning Questions
Ken Sellars

Am I a Qualified Electrical Worker?

What constitutes a qualified electrical worker? Let’s begin with a basic definition of the word qualified: Referencing dictionary.com, “qualified” means several things. Here are two definitions: a. having the qualities, accomplishments, etc.,that fit a person for some function, office, or the like b. having the qualities, accomplishments, etc., required by law or custom for getting, having, or exercising a right, holding an office, or

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Burning Questions
Zarheer Jooma

Are NFPA 70E Standards Voluntary or Required?

Do we have to follow NFPA 70E, or is it voluntary? We are often asked whether the  NFPA 70E is required or enforced by OSHA. This article, Voluntary Standards: Treat as “Voluntary” at Your Own Risk, discusses the role of consensus standards.  Consensus standards have and will continue to hold up in legal cases. It comes back to what is “customary”

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Training
Ken Sellars

Know Where To Go in OSHA for Electrical Standards

OSHA Electrical Standards If you need help navigating the OSHA standards as they pertain to electrical work, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog, we clear the way by listing OSHA standards you need to know. We then link you to the pages that can tell you more about the General Duty Clause and State OSHA Plans. We

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Electrical Incidents
Ken Sellars

Lack of Grounding Caused Two Electrocution Deaths

A lack of grounding caused a bridge to become energized on the property of a water system plant site. In April 2019, two teens jumped into a canal in Dixon, CA, in order to rescue a dog that had fallen in. As they climbed out of the water, they grabbed one of the metal railings of a bridge. A witness

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