Author: Elisa Sellars
Elisa Sellars
Elisa Sellars
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Elisa has a background in education and language. She writes for the e-Hazard blog and is the adult education consultant for Train the Trainer classes.

by , on November 1, 2017
e-Hazard's train the trainer
What is Train The Trainer for LV, HV, and 1910.269 (Utilities)? e-Hazard’s Train the Trainer (TTT) Program for Low Voltage (LV) and High Voltage (HV) is a four-day course encompassing potential electrical hazards in the workplace, how to mitigate those hazards, and what it means to be LV and HV Qualified. The material is based...
by , on April 14, 2017
What is your reaction when you hear that your electrical department at your plant is going to be audited? If your stomach immediately churns or the tension in your neck precipitates a headache, you’re not alone. I’m not going to pretend that an audit is not a stressful time for employees and supervisors. Following are some...
by , on February 9, 2016
Several members of the e-Hazard team will be speaking at the 2016 Electrical Safety Workshop in March. Hugh Hoagland will be part of a panel who will speak on Wednesday on “Measuring Arc Blast: Effects of Electrode Type, Current Level, Enclosure Sizes, and Enclosure Cover on Arc Blast in a LV System toward Calculations.”  ...
by , on October 19, 2015
OH&S Webinar
Register online at OH&S to attend November’s webinar “Arc Flash and Flash Fire Protection for the Hands.” Hugh Hoagland will be speaking on new and proposed standards to make protection better; test methods to increase quality of protection; and multi-hazard hand protection against cuts, punctures, arc, and potential flash fire. He’ll also reveal what today’s...
by , on October 6, 2015
The whirlwind of conference activity has not slowed down at the e-Hazard and Arcwear office! In the past two weeks, both companies have exhibited their services in both Atlanta and Louisville. This week Arcwear will be at IFAI (Industrial Fabrics Association International) Expo in California answering questions about arc flash testing and their new testing and certification...
by , on August 10, 2015
When it comes to doing simple or repetitive electrical tasks, why are people more apt to take risks? being in a hurry feeling pressure to get the job done not wanting to inconvenience someone else The act of changing a light bulb in a ceiling fixture becomes hazardous when an unsteady chair is used to...
by , on July 16, 2015
Hugh Hoagland will be the presenter for another webinar this summer. This will be a free 1-hour presentation when Hugh answers questions that have come up about NFPA 70E 2015 changes, and addresses questions that most commonly arise in the electrical industry concerning PPE. * Arc flash study reduction for equipment >40 cal/cm² * New arc...
by , on April 9, 2015
Hugh Hoagland will represent e-Hazard as a keynote speaker of electrical safety standards at the Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference in Manchester, UK June 9th & 10th, 2015. This two-day conference will take place in Manchester, United Kingdom. Hugh will be covering international electrical safety standards, including shock and arc flash; he will also discuss arc flash PPE...
by , on March 17, 2015
A & D Wood Products has been cited for health and safety violations: four willful, four repeated, and nineteen serious. In 2011, they were cited for violations similar to some cited recently. The company now faces over $133,000 in fines and has been placed on OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program. Of the four willful violations,...
by , on March 10, 2015
 Thousands of inadequate firefighter PPE were given to Korean firefighters two years ago. Until recently, the PPE were still being used in the front lines. Approximately 5,300 suits did not pass the quality inspection test.  Yet the Korea Fire Institute had put their stamp of approval on them as having passed. How these suits passed...