by , on April 23, 2012
Don Park USA LP of Conley, GA, was cited for safety & health violations, including:  repeat safety violations involving failure to develop specific energy control procedures that are required to be used when employees perform equipment maintenance, and protect employees from exposure to live electrical parts;  serious safety violations involving failure to train employees required...
by , on April 23, 2012
An employee of Florida’s Suwanee Valley Electric Cooperative suffered electrical burns when coming into contact with energized equipment while changing a transformer. Click here to read the article dated 4/18/12.  
by , on April 23, 2012
To prevent workers from being in the direct blast zone, a new racking device was developed by PG&E to remotely roll in/rack-out the high voltage circuit breakers from outside of the building.  PG&E developed the safety improvement in order to prevent injury and eliminate the safety hazard. Click here to read the article and watch...
by , on April 23, 2012
New releases from SKM Systems Analysis, Inc.: “Power*Tools for Windows 7.0” software, designed to unleash productivity with enhanced tools for system design, model documentation, and reporting features. “Modeling Arc Flash Mitigation Technique” white paper for use with “Power*Tools” “Arc Flash Line Side vs Load Side” white paper for evaluating which is best for your siutation...
by , on April 21, 2012
Some of CSE Corporation’s SR-100 Self-Contained-Self-Rescue (SCSR) devices have a defect that may cause release of insufficient oxygen during start-up.    “Employers should immediately take steps to replace these respirators with a different NIOSH-approved self-rescuer or other respirator suitable for emergency escape protection.” Employers must remove CSE SR-100’s from service no later than May 31, 2012,...
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