e-Hazard Blog

by , on May 18, 2012
House Bill 456 circulating in MI Legislature would revise electrical and building code updates from 3 years to 6 years.  The electrical codes however change every three years.  This will leave MI legally behind on the electrical codes. Click here to read the article and view the video dated  4/26/12.
by , on May 18, 2012
The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) just launched its free “How Do You Know”
by , on May 18, 2012
Littelfuse’s new EL731 AC/DC Sensitive Earth-Leakage Relay can detect ground currents from 1500 – 0 Hz.   The new relay is ideal for protecting VFDs that may operate at low speeds, during which AC current approaches DC, and can be installed in place of an existing ground fault relay without replacing the current transformer. Click here...
by , on May 18, 2012
A new OSHA directive will guide representatives in communicating with families following a workplace fatality.  This will include contacting the victim’s family to explain the investigation process, timeless, updating, Q&A, and employer citations, if applicable. Click here to read the OSHA Press Release dated 4/17/12.
by , on May 18, 2012
OSHA’s weekly summary of fatalities and catastrophes has been published for the week ending 3/3/12.  The table includes incidents resulting in the hospitalization of 3 or more workers,  and fatalities that appear to be work-related.  OSHA investigates all work-related fatalaties and catastrophes;  once investigation is completed, inspection results and citations will be updated. Click here...
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