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by , on August 6, 2012
In This Issue Updated 2012 Classes July Survey Results August Survey Question Q&A:Reducing Maintenance Switch Q&A:Reducing Maintenance Switch Arc Test Dates Train the Trainer Class Train the Trainer Class 2012 Ugly’s Available IsoArc Gloves Layering Results Class Comment OSHA Heat Publications 2013 IEEE Expo Social Media NESC Revision Support Team Instructor Travels Sponsor    ...
by , on July 20, 2012
In This Issue Updated 2012 Classes June Survey Results July Survey Question OSHA Fines this Month Q&A: Arc Flash Clothing Arc Test Dates Electrical Safety News Train the Trainer Testimonies Burn up the Myth: Can you I turn on the Lights and comply with NFPA 70E Arc Guard Blanket OSHA’s Electric Power Trans & Dist...
by , on July 18, 2012
PG&E research on arc flashes has saved lives by adjusting PPE and work-distance requirements.  Marcia Eblen was responsible for this research along with many others through EPRI.  Excellent job helping the NESC. Click here to read the PG&E Currents article dated 6/20/12.
by , on July 18, 2012
The owner of Hickey Tree Service of West Gardiner, ME, was killed instantly when the boom in which he was working to clear vegetation came into contact with a live utility line.  Comment by another tree service owner whose father worked for a national tree service company in the 1980’s that did a study on...
by , on July 18, 2012
An employee of JCR, an electrical utility contract company for Public Service Co. of New Hampshire, received 2nd and 3rd degree burns when an arc flash occurred while he was working in a bucket truck moving power from an older to newer utility pole.  The subsequent power outage caused loss of power to 1100 downtown...
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