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by , on March 20, 2017
Choosing PPE for your employees can be a daunting task. You not only have to decide the appropriate pieces to purchase, but you also must consider your employees’ comfort and the proper donning and use of each PPE. Then you’ll want to teach your employees how to care for your investment. Feeling overwhelmed? You are...
by , on January 26, 2017
Policemen Save Worker Shocked at Worksite Quick thinking from two Shiloh, IL, policemen helped save a construction worker’s life in October 2016. The worker’s industrial concrete saw was believed to come into contact with an energized electrical line, rendering him unconscious. He ended up lying in water about 6 in. deep. At least one other...
by , on January 24, 2017
While most New Year resolutions center around personal matters, we offer some suggestions for resolutions you might want to follow at work. These electrical safety habits are not listed in order from least to most important, or any other order, for that matter. They are simply a list of some back-to-basics best practices that are...
by , on November 28, 2016
November 29-30, I’ll be speaking at one of the facilities of Chilquinta Energy in Chile. The participants will be representatives from 40 different companies in the electrical utilities, mining industry, and oil & gas industries. It’s an honor to speak to these industry leaders about electrical safety and arc flash.  Our passion is for everyone...
by , on August 24, 2016
Recently, a woman in New York City witnessed another woman fall into the energized third rail on subway tracks and receive a shock. Her response was compassionate and instinctive. She jumped down to push the injured woman away from the rail. But when she touched her, she received a shock herself. She described it later:...
by , on August 9, 2016
It seems that the appetite for playing the Pokémon Go app has been overriding common sense and decorum. People have played the game at certain monuments and museums, sparking outcries about their disrespect for the monuments and disregard to visitors. Some of these locations have requested on social media that players refrain from playing at...
by , on July 25, 2016
“Who is e-Hazard?” “What in the world do they do?” “When I search for e-Hazard online, why does a soccer player come up instead?” Maybe you’ve asked those questions before in one form or another. Maybe you’re here accidentally in your search for something else. Either way, we’re going to answer those questions and do our best...
by , on July 18, 2016
Kaneka Dermal Health Risk Assessment (aka acid burn study) is now available free of charge at the Burns Journal web site. You can read the full text here and also download a PDF copy of the study. The purpose of this study was to address the issue as to whether acidic gaseous combustion products represent...
by , on March 9, 2016
For those of you on the West Coast and Hawaii, you have a great opportunity to find out more about keeping your employees safe on the job at the 2016 Pacific Coast Safety Fest in Hawaii. SafetyFestHawaii_flyer On March 17-18, seminars and workshops will be provided for FREE for small business owners, professional technical educators,...
by , on August 10, 2015
When it comes to doing simple or repetitive tasks,people are more apt to take risks in order to save time, please someone else by just getting the job done, or prevent being inconvenienced. The act of changing a light bulb in a ceiling fixture becomes hazardous when an unsteady chair is used to stand on...