by , on January 2, 2010
These firefighters had a real challenge putting out a fire in a 4160V switchgear at the TVA plant last week. Interesting comment on how they put the fire, caused by an arc flash, out. Click here to read the news story. Al Havens at teaches classes on electrical safety for first responders.
by , on December 31, 2009
This guide doesn’t give enough detail for an unqualified worker to understand totally but could be a good guide to create a course with examples. Click here to read the guide.
by , on December 31, 2009
TVA has an excellent arc flash PPE program. The Fox News story doesn’t say if they were working on the breaker or if it just failed. Arc Flash Training and the right PPE make huge differences in arc events. Click here to read the Fox News Story. Click here to read a little more detailed...
by , on December 30, 2009
This would not have happened if the worker had followed CSA Z462 (Canadian version of NFPA 70E). Click here to read the breaking news story. All workers need basic electrical safety training.  
by , on December 29, 2009
This new article on American Chronicle is helpful for arc flash training. Click here to read the article.