Author: Ken Sellars
Ken Sellars
Ken Sellars
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Ken Sellars is an instructor of electrical safety, NEC, Grounding/Bonding and Arc Flash Safety courses nationwide. Read more about Ken.

by , on October 10, 2017
Electrical safety is e-Hazard’s passion. As individuals, our #1 concern is for the safety of workers. As a company, we educate and train people in the workforce on electrical safety, and we do so with the latest standards and data available. In the same spirit of safety, we want to bring attention to NFPA Fire...
by , on September 28, 2017
We want to remind everyone of electrical safety around water… …more specifically, electrical safety while having fun in the water and not likely thinking about potential electrical hazards that may be around. Boating and swimming are popular recreational activities, and most people are familiar with looking out for typical outdoor hazards: shallow waters, rocky areas,...
by , on September 21, 2017
One of our jobs at e-Hazard is to consult with others concerning electrical safety requirements, ranging from specific training required by OSHA to NFPA 70E®-compliant annual supervisory audit programs. We strive to answer these in-the-moment questions with one of our on-staff electrical experts. (No “press 1 to speak to a human” here at e-Hazard!) A...
by , on September 5, 2017
Employees are a company’s greatest asset. Without their creativity and productivity, companies would suffer and eventually fail. There are many ways an employer can support and encourage employees to be creative and productive, and foremost on that list would be providing a good electrical safety training program.¹ The quality of training provided to employees can make...
by , on July 24, 2017
This week e-Hazard is hosting our first class of the NEC® 2017 for Industrial Installations. As hot as the weather has been in Louisville lately, it’s a relief to be indoors. And what better way than learning about all the updates to the National Electrical Code®, NFPA 70. Our class is unique in that it...
by , on May 30, 2017
When it comes to electrical installation, perhaps one of the most violated sections of the National Electrical Code has been and continues to be proper torquing of electrical connections. In training across the United States, and even abroad, I have found that this failure to follow manufacturer’s torque specifications has proven to be the source...
by , on March 9, 2017
An 18-year-old worker for a telecommunications company was shocked in Orange Park, Florida, as he was working near high voltage power lines. John Bowman and other crewmembers were sending a line through a conduit with compressed air. The line “got away from them”, went up into the air about 75 feet, and at some point touched...
by , on January 3, 2017
Here at e-Hazard, we field many phone calls from clients and potential clients concerning the need to make sure that the site’s electrical personnel are properly certified. This conversation typically evolves into a quick training session on a variety of terms and what these terms actually mean. To clarify the issue a bit, I have...
by , on December 13, 2016
Somber Reminder In Jacksonville recently, a worker died after being shocked and falling while working above a false ceiling. He was working on a new building being constructed at the Naval Air Station. He fell approximately 12 feet. Because this incident is still under investigation, not many other details are provided here. More accurate details...
by , on December 5, 2016
BE SAFE AROUND POWER LINES You’ve heard this advice before. Maybe you’ve heard it multiple times: Look around you before you start work, especially when the work is near or involves electricity, and ask yourself, “What could potentially hurt me in this situation?” During the holidays, people enjoy embellishing their outdoor spaces with all sorts...