Author: Mike Doherty
Mike Doherty
by , on March 7, 2018
The requirement of having an electrical job safety plan (JSP) has been a major change in both the NFPA 70E 2018 and CSA Z462 2018. In this article, I focus on why a JSP is a critical element in a safety program. The updated standards deliver specific guidance on what a JSP should contain.  Some highlights...
by , on July 7, 2017
Truck safety around power lines remains a critical safety consideration in construction work. At a recent safety event, Toronto Hydro safety officials teamed up with members of the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) to distribute stickers to dump truck drivers as they left a work site in Toronto. The stickers remind drivers to work safely around...
by , on May 10, 2017
What is a Safety Blitz? An ongoing and integral part of the Ministry of Labour’s (MOL) strategies in Ontario, Canada, is contained in a Construction Electrical Safety Blitz that was completed in the late fall of 2016. The MOL preamble and a link with the results released in April 2017 can be found here: https://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/sawo/blitzes/construction.php...