e-Hazard Blog

by , on July 8, 2013
One of the questions most frequently asked about electrical safety training relates to whether employers are legally obligated to offer NFPA 70E® training. While NFPA 70E training is NOT required by law except for contractors to the Department of Energy [10CFR 851.23(a)(14)], meeting OSHA requirements for electrical safety training IS required by law. OSHA has...
by , on June 28, 2013
AEMC Instruments has released a safety warning for the High-Voltage Detector Model 275HVD. If you are using this device we urge you to read this document from the manufacturer.  HV proximity testers are commonly used before grounding rather than a contact type detector since the system in medium and high voltage is always grounded. Intermittent...
by , on June 27, 2013
The California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) issued citations this week for “willful” and “serious” violations uncovered during inspections at Los Angeles World Airport (LAX) that found unsafe working conditions in Menzies Aviation’s operations on airport premises. Violations  include an inadequate safety guard on a high-lift industrial truck and...
by , on June 27, 2013
July 2013 Dear ArcNews Member,  Thanks for taking a minute to read the newly redesigned “ArcNews,” a publication of e-Hazard/ArcWear. Summer is a great time to get your arc flash assessment scheduled. Read more below about the importance of getting that taken care of for your company. Also, make sure to read about the details...
by , on June 26, 2013
A man was airlifted to hospital in Victoria, B.C. with serious injuries after being hurt in a workplace accident on Vancouver Island, between Ladysmith and Duncan. BC Ambulance Services spokeswoman Kelsie Carwithin says the incident happened just after 2 p.m. Tuesday. She says the man was working on the Chemainus River Bridge replacement project and...
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