by , on September 21, 2017
One of our jobs at e-Hazard is to consult with others concerning electrical safety requirements, ranging from specific training required by OSHA to NFPA 70E®-compliant annual supervisory audit programs. We strive to answer these in-the-moment questions with one of our on-staff electrical experts. (No “press 1 to speak to a human” here at e-Hazard!) A...
by , on September 14, 2017
Recently published in the September/October 2017 issue of Incident Prevention Magazine is an article I co-authored with Arcwear’s PPE Project Manager, Stacy Klausing, Secondary FR Garments: Practical Solutions for Protection. Read the complete article to find out more about disposable garments, a new ANSI/ISEA standard in the works, and what you need to do to...
by , on September 12, 2017
Join e-Hazard at the  iP Utility Safety Conference & Expo and the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE), both to be held in Louisville, KY this year. Both events go from October 2-5. Read on to get the specific dates for each event. You can register here. While you’re in Louisville, you may want to...
by , on September 8, 2017
Kudos to Doug Lovette of e-Hazard, who will be presenting a 4-hour Low Voltage Qualified Refresher course free of charge on Wednesday, September 13th at a conference called Safety Fest TN. As published in the July 2017 issue of ArcNews, Safety Fest TN will take place September 12-16, 2017.  This conference is made possible by...
by , on September 7, 2017
4th Year Win for New Product of the Year e-Hazard has been awarded the OH&S New Product of the Year award for the 4th year running. This year, our winning product is our video Task Qualified Switch Operations, which can be purchased or rented through Vimeo. The DVD is available for sale as well. From...
by , on September 5, 2017
Employees are a company’s greatest asset. Without their creativity and productivity, companies would suffer and eventually fail. There are many ways an employer can support and encourage employees to be creative and productive, and foremost on that list would be providing a good electrical safety training program.¹ The quality of training provided to employees can make...
by , on September 1, 2017
IEEE has approved e-Hazard as an education provider eligible to give IEEE certificates to students, indicating that our courses are sanctioned by this highly reputable professional association (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). These certificates will be available on most e-hazard classes for a fee when needed for PDH’s in states accepting IEEE certifications.  Many...
by , on August 28, 2017
Mike Doherty and I will be guest speakers at a one-day Electrical Safety in Construction Workshop sponsored by the NAC (National Academy of Construction) Strategic Planning and Safety Committees.   It will take place in Washington DC, October 25, 2017, and will precede the annual meeting of the NAC. You can register here. The workshop...
by , on August 25, 2017
Was it a typo or a delay? We’re not sure, but the PDF is now delayed until AFTER the print version according to the NFPA website. The print version has also been moved to for a release date of October 20th, 2017.
by , on August 25, 2017
The new standard clarifies that the fabric, in fabric based hoods, can be the limiting factor in an arc rating. While ArcWear’s arc flash testing has always assumed this, other labs have wondered.  This will keep hoods from being over-rated, a concern ArcWear has always addressed. The other changes may not affect ratings but will...
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