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by , on May 8, 2015
The new ISO 45001 sets requirements for occupational health and safety management systems. It is currently known as OHSAS (Occupational Health & Safety Advisory Services) 18001, but come 2016, later in the year, that standard will be known as ISO 45001. The themes of OHSAS 18001 will remain the same, according to committee chairman David Smith....
by , on May 5, 2015
Hugh Hoagland and Stacy Klausing, M.Sc. are named as voting members of the technical committee for NFPA 2112 Standard on Flame-Resistant Garments for the Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Flash Fire. The technical committee is responsible for the development of both the NFPA 2112 and NFPA 2113 documents. Hugh Hoagland is an expert on electrical...
by , on April 22, 2015
Christopher Lee Dasher, a 36-year-old electrical apprentice with Duke Energy Florida, Inc., was testing and repairing transformers at a substation in Reddick, FL, last October, when he came in contact with a 10,000v energized circuit. He was not following safety protocol, and there was no observer present as he worked. OSHA has cited Duke Energy...
by , on April 16, 2015
Prevent OSHA's Top Ten with e-Hazard electrical training
e-Hazard’s Low Voltage Qualified Person 8-hour training course  is making a difference in Hawaii! Government and private sector employees went to Oahu and took the LV course to meet OSHA & NFPA 70E standards. Now they will be better able to help employers keep their employees safe around electrical equipment and while performing electrical work....
by , on April 9, 2015
The new dates are final for OSHA 1910.269.  There is a little reprieve if AR clothing is ordered. According to the memo, the following Enforcement Policies will be followed and are recommended for state plans also. Companies following NESC 2007 or 2012 will likely be in compliance with clothing requirements below. OSHA notably does not...