Sharing Arc Flash Incident Information Toward Prevention

Three recent events have spurred me to write a little about sharing incident investigations. OSHA delayed its rule on web-based incident reporting. This could greatly increase the information on accident data to mine for tweaking regulations and for company’s best practice outcomes. The IEEE-ESW Construction Electrical Safety Workshop kicked off in Washington, DC provoked a […]

LANL Arc Flash Burn Incident Report Released July 9, 2015

A Joint Accident Investigation Team has since reviewed all the details of an arc flash accident that occurred at LANL in May. Their final independent report was released July 9. The accident occurred at Los Alamos National Laboratory in their Neutron Science Center on May 3, 2015. The report states that regular preventative maintenance jobs […]