e-Hazard Blog

by , on November 28, 2011
ThyssenKrupp Industrial Services Canada Inc., was fined $160K for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured. A supervisor was fined $11K.  In 2009, a worker sustained serious electrical burns when a a bare conductor touched the side of of the electrical panel on which he was working.  The Ministry of Labour found...
by , on November 28, 2011
An 18 year old Australian tourist died when he came in contact with a metal pole while walking past a work site in Bali. Click here to view a video regarding the Bali electrocution
by , on November 28, 2011
Milk Specialties Co. (MSC) has refused to provide OSHA access to an internal report of an alleged combustible dust explosion that occurred in August,2011.  OSHA had a subpoena issued to help determine it employees were exposed to dust hazards.  The company contends that providing the report would violate attorney-client privilege Click here to read more about...
by , on November 28, 2011
At the National Safety Council this year, Ansell hosted a training event on arc flash with Hugh Hoagland of ArcWear.com and e-Hazard.com.  Hugh is the foremost researcher in arc flash and PPE and sits on IEC 61482, ASTM F18 & F23, ANSI 107, CSA Z462, CSA Z96 and works with NFPA 70E on taskforces.  Hugh discussed...
by , on November 28, 2011
ESA commissioned a major study on arc flash contaminants.  The full paper will be offered at the IEEE-ESW but a preview of the study is shown here. Hugh Hoagland, arc flash safety expert from e-Hazard.com and ArcWear.com did the study.  Hugh and his partners work on NFPA 70E and do arc flash training and offer...
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