Category: Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment
by , on June 4, 2019
Why Hire a Subject Matter Expert? Hugh Hoagland and Zarheer Jooma from e-Hazard and Robert W. Hines of  National Safety Apparel have co-written an article on the advantages of hiring a Subject Matter Expert (SME). The article was published in the May/June 2019 issue of IEEE Industry Applications Magazine. Through empirical evidence, the authors indicate...
by , on May 30, 2019
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A worker suffered an electrical shock injury after his rubber insulating glove was punctured while he was working. As he reached down to pick up a fallen plastic cover, his glove caught on a sharp edge of a control transformer. The pinhole created by the sharp metal allowed 1000 volts to pass through his wrist....
by , on May 28, 2019
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Is an arc flash study necessary or not? There are several key areas as to why arc flash hazards must be identified at a facility. Arc Flash Study Requirements According to OSHA While OSHA 1910 Subpart S does not specifically address identifying arc flash hazards at a facility, this is actually the intent of OSHA. They...
by , on January 9, 2019
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NFPA 70E-2018 says no PPE is required under normal operating condition (if all conditions are met). Connect with electrical industry leaders by participating in this important and relevant discussion coming soon. This webinar is FREE. When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Time: 2 pm (ET), 1 pm (CT), 11 am (PT) Speakers: Hugh Hoagland and Zarheer Jooma Register today!...
by , on January 3, 2019
New IEEE 1584™ -2018 wording: “Possible but less likely” The IEEE standard 1584™ – 2002 Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations stated, “Equipment below 240 V need not be considered unless it involves at least one 125 kVA or larger low impedance transformer in its immediate power supply.” The recently published IEEE standard 1584™ –...