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

by , on June 14, 2017
A written electrical safety program (ESP) is a key part of the e-Hazard Safety Cycle™. Moreover, it is required by law. Yet even though OSHA requires them, ESPs are often missing from companies’ safety plans. A written ESP clarifies policy for training and enforcement of safe electrical practices; without one, training and auditing are hampered...
by , on June 12, 2017
Mike Doherty of e-Hazard Canada will be presenting a paper at the 63rd Annual Pulp, Paper and Forest Industries Conference, June 18-23, 2017 in Tacoma, WA. Attendees of the PPFIC conference will hear the latest relevant industry topics during the three days of Technical Paper presentations, followed by Tutorial Sessions. To find out more about registration and agenda...
by , on June 5, 2017
In 2006, OSHA responded to questions on several topics. Some of these questions still come up. The first question and response on marking of electrical equipment for arc flash hazards, are copied below. To read the answers to other questions, concerning FR clothing requirements for electrical installations covered by Subpart S and General Duty Clause violations,...
by , on June 1, 2017
Grants Being Given to Attend PCIC Four grants will be given to qualifying electrical engineering students or recent graduates to attend the Petroleum and Chemical Industry Conference in Calgary this year. You can help by discussing the opportunity with students or recent graduates who work for your organization about attending the conference. IEEE Industrial Applications Society...
by , on May 25, 2017
A couple weeks are left for the opportunity to review the next draft of CSA Z462, Workplace Electrical Safety. You can also submit comments. The review end date is June 7, 2017. Please go to this link if you would like to participate. You will be required to log in.
by , on May 23, 2017
In June, the e-Hazard website and newsletter (Arcnews) will be featuring our new articles on the e-Hazard Safety Cycle™. Our cycle builds on common safety improvement models to help companies understand how to grow their electrical safety program.  Being one of the largest electrical safety training companies and offering services in all aspects of electrical...
by , on May 22, 2017
A New Resource A new electrical safety video, Other Reasons, looks at how people behave toward their specific jobs at work. Workers are sometimes faced with challenging situations and may ask themselves, “Will I work safely today and follow the protocol? Or do I need to complete this quickly, so I’ll take a shortcut”? He or...
by , on May 11, 2017
About the App If you would find it helpful to access the 2017 NESC®  while on the field, there is now an app available for iOS, Android, and Windows™. This will provide convenient access to the Code via your mobile device or tablet. Downloading the app alone will not give you the full code, however....
by , on May 2, 2017
New Video e-Hazard has produced a video, Task Qualified Switch Operations, to help you train your non-electrical employees who operate switches or circuit breakers. Whether you are one of our Train the Trainer graduates and need supplemental support, or you’ve attended one of our open classes and are on a strict timetable to train your employees...
by , on April 24, 2017
IEEE’s 53rd Industrial and Commercial Power System Conference will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada on May 8-11, 2017. Mike Doherty of e-Hazard is scheduled to present a tutorial on Thursday, May 11. He will explain the changes and continual improvement process best practices as demonstrated between the 2015 and soon to be released 2018...
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