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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...
by , on June 26, 2013
According to The Denver Post, New Mexico Governor, Susana Martinez’s office ordered the belated inspections after discovering more than 500 inspection requests had been delayed due to insufficient inspector personnel in the state Construction Industries Division.  The Governor’s orders came after The Albuquerque Journal made inquiries in April pertaining to companies allowed by the state...
by , on June 25, 2013
  An electrical fire reportedly broke out in the bottom of the Southwestern Bell Building in Houston, TX on June 20, 2013, injuring 5 energy workers. The fire broke out  in the electrical vault and was quickly put out. The Houston Fire Department reports  minimal damage to the building itself, but the injured workers are...
by , on June 25, 2013
In an article for OH&S, James R. White writes about the application of personal protective grounds. He states: Personal protective grounds go by several names in the industry: “temporary protective grounds,” “ground sets,” “ground clusters,” or just plain “grounds.” Personal protective grounds are used whenever workers perform tasks on electrical power systems that may become...
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