by , on January 8, 2010

We hear in training all the time. “My guys are not electricians, we don’t need arc flash training.” We don’t just do “arc flash training”. All training must be electrical safety training with an arc flash component. Most fatalities are from shock. NFPA 70E rules would have eliminated this fatality. He should have been wearing rubber insulating gloves and leather protectors. Fatality gone. Cost $120 ever few years for gloves.

Sad.

Read the story from Hazleton, PA.


Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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