by , on February 25, 2014
An electrician from California came in contact with 14,000 volts when he contacted an electrical current with his shoulder. The current ran through his entire body, including his optic nerve resulting in a unique vision problem. A month after the accident, the worker complained of difficulty with his vision and upon examination, he had developed...
by , on February 17, 2014
February 2014 Come see us NEXT WEEK in Booth 124!  e-Hazard team members will be on hand to answer questions and give out information about our services. Don’t miss out on awesome new giveaways to commemorate your visit to this premiere professional event. Hugh Hoagland and Mikhail Golovkov receive Best Paper award at ESW 2013...
by , on February 14, 2014
1584.1-2013, the specifications and requirements of an arc-flash calculation study are available through IEEE. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). This IEEE standard offers direction for the “specification and performance of an arc-flash hazard calculation study, in accordance with the process defined in IEEE Std 1584™“. The standard outlines the “minimum recommended requirements” enabling a...
by , on February 14, 2014
On February 5, 2014, ANSI/ISEA 125 was approved and released as the American National Standard for Conformity Assessment of Safety and Personal Protective Equipment. The ANSI/ISEA 125 standard offers a systematic conformity assessment model for use by suppliers, manufacturers, and users of personal protective equipment (PPE) to demonstrate that their products meet a certain standard of performance. Three levels of conformity assessment...
by , on February 13, 2014
CASE STUDY: A lineman from a Canadian company was involved in an arc flash that gave him a retina burn. He recovered fully after 2-3 days. In due diligence the company line crew supervisor and safety adviser began looking for new information on the arc flash glass industry. He states: “We, as most line personnel...
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