by , on November 9, 2016
To better serve our customers who employ and train Spanish-speaking workers, e-Hazard now has a Spanish version of our Low Voltage Qualified Electrical Safety Training class. More focus has been given to electrical safety in the past few decades. The number of work-related fatalities has gone down. Manufacturers of personal protective equipment are directing more...
by , on October 25, 2016
Brian’s story may be nothing new to you. But that doesn’t make his experience less harrowing or the message any less significant. His story needs to be told to as many electrical workers as we can reach. e-Hazard, in collaboration with Brian, a recent e-Hazard Train the Trainer graduate, has produced a 4-minute video recounting...
by , on October 20, 2016
Personal protective equipment has traditionally been designed and manufactured to fit most men. In the past, when women and smaller men were given PPE that did not fit properly, they either put up with the size differences or “rigged” the PPE to make it more usable. In 1999, OSHA  published a report titled, “Women in the...
by , on October 13, 2016
Question: I am having trouble reconciling OHSA 1926 Arc Flash requirements with Table 410-1 in the new 2017 NESC.  In addition to the problems with notes 7 and 8 that are retained in the 2017 version of the NESC Table 410-1, there are at least two and perhaps three questionable testing references used for Table...
by , on October 12, 2016
Powerpoint Engineering is hosting the Substation Safety Conference this November 8-9, 2016. I’ll be representing Arcwear and will be speaking on Arc Flash PPE Testing Lessons for End Users Based on IEC and ASTM Test Methods.  The focus of the conference will be on legislation, best practice, operator safety, and equipment safety. The conference will...
by , on October 11, 2016
Protective Industrial Products and Occupational Health & Safety presents Webinar Topic: Hugh Hoagland Presents: Arc Rated and Flash Fire Rated Protective Clothing Issues in Cold Weather, Wet Weather and Hot Weather In this FREE webinar, I’ll address issues related to several weather conditions and common weather-related issues (like mosquitoes) as they relate to arc flash...
by , on September 23, 2016
Come out and see us in Anaheim, CA, this year! We’ll be at the Anaheim Convention Center for the 2016 National Safety Council’s Congress & Expo from October 15th to the 21st. Terry Bradshaw, NFL legend, and Deborah Hersman, President & CEO of the National Safety Council, will deliver their remarks at the opening session,...
by , on September 22, 2016
Shell Canada investigated an arc flash incident that affected three workers. The arc flash investigation resulted in no injuries. This is the kind of story we want to hear. The workers were taken to the “health facility as a precaution”, but were cleared for work that evening. Congratulations to Shell Canada, CSA Z462, Alberta OH&S, ESPS (one...
by , on September 22, 2016
More companies have been asking for options to our traditional electrical safety training classes, which we offer here in Louisville, KY, or on-site at company locations. While we feel that attending a live class provides invaluable opportunity for information exchange with peers and instructional consultants alike, we also offer a variety of videos for sale,...
by , on September 20, 2016
One of e-Hazard’s newest consultants, Mike Doherty, will be speaking at the 2016 Wind Optimization & Maintenance in Toronto, Canada. This will happen November 29-30, 2016 at Doubletree Toronto in downtown Toronto. Mike will be speaking on Canada’s workplace electrical safety standard, CSA Z462. Various talks will be given over three different sessions: Session 1:...
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