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Arc rated (AR) clothing has come a long way in the last two decades. In the 1990s, there were fewer options, limited to only a handful of  industries. Today, along with a larger market of industries that require arc rated clothing, the choices have increased for fabrics, now available
in different colors, patterns, and arc [...]

Choosing PPE for your employees can be a daunting task. You not only have to decide the appropriate pieces to purchase, but you also must consider your employees’ comfort and the proper donning and use of each article of PPE. Then you’ll want to teach your employees how to care for your investment. Feeling overwhelmed? [...]

Our “hats are off” to Joe Rachford for his community service to young people and college students in Florence, KY! Fifteen years ago, motivated by his former employer’s decision to follow NFPA 70E®, Joe developed a 2-hour electrical safety class. Years later, he decided to use that material as a way to share his electrical [...]

Question: I have been asked by our Radiation Safety (at a nuclear power plant) manager if there is a known hazard with wearing nitrile gloves under voltage rated rubber gloves with leather protectors. Our company’s consensus is that even if a person were subjected to a 40 calorie event, there would not be enough heat transfer [...]

Kevin Holm, part of e-Hazard training in Canada, spoke at Saudi Arabia’s 4th Electrical Safety Experts Symposium this week. The symposium is held for leaders in the kingdom to share information on safety facts and learn new and better ways to improve electrical safety. According to statistics in the symposium brochure, “fire accidents due to electrocution” were [...]

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Hugh Hoagland demonstrates how to properly put on an arc-rated shirt and explains why it’s important to Tuck, Button, & Roll.

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Arc Flash Danger Zone
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference 
May 10-11, 2017

Hugh Hoagland will be a keynote speaker at the 2nd Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference in  Manchester, England May 10-11, 2017.  His talk is titled International Standards for Electrical Safety, NFPA 70E 2015 and Arc Flash PPE Standards from US and EU.  He will share information from his own accident investigations and his extensive arc flash testing research. 

Conference information is available here; early bird discounts will be given until April 12.

Lineman’s Rodeo Safety & Training Conference 
October 12, 2017

Hugh will also present on arc flash PPE at the International Lineman’s Rodeo Safety & Training Conference on October 12, 2017 at the Overland Park, Kansas Convention Center.  Organizers want to expand their commitment to promoting safe line work practices by offering attendees the opportunity to hear from experts on industry safety issues and hot topics.The event is free to all attendees.

More information is available at https://www.linemansrodeokc.com/.

UPCOMING CLASSES
TRAIN THE TRAINER
NFPA 70E Low Voltage & High Voltage

We prepare and license qualified trainers to use  e-Hazard's award-winning training and materials.   
  • Learn in our expert-led classes
  • Practice Instructing, by preparing and delivering a training segment
  • Receive coaching from our trainers, peer reviews and video feedback
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Louisville, KY
April 24 - 27, 2017
Louisville, KY
June 5 - 8, 2017
Chino, CA
August 7 - 10, 2017
LOW VOLTAGE CLASSES
Training Based on NFPA 70E Standard

Our 8-hour low voltage qualified course focuses on electrical safety training for employees who work on 600V and less.

This low voltage qualified course goes beyond the theoretical to give attendees a complete understanding of the rules, regulations, and standards of electrical and arc flash safety, and how to apply them in real-world situations.

Atlanta, GA
April 11, 2017
Louisville, KY
April 24, 2017
Nashville, TN
May 9, 2017
Gonzales, LA
May 16, 2017
Greensboro, NC
May 19, 2017
Tucson, AZ
May 23, 2017
Louisville, KY
June 5, 2017
Birmingham, AL
June 13, 2017
San Jose, CA
June 13, 2017
Maple Valley, WA
June 20, 2017
Deerfield, IL
July 11, 2017
HIGH VOLTAGE CLASSES
High Voltage Qualified Training Class

Working on or around 1 to 69kV industrial high voltage distribution systems requires qualification. In this training, attendees learn what it means to be HV qualified and which electrical tasks can only be performed by a qualified person.

Atlanta, GA
April 11 - 12, 2017
Louisville, KY
April 24 - 25, 2017
Nashville, TN
May 9 - 10, 2017
Gonzales, LA
May 16 - 17, 2017
Tucson, AZ
May 23 - 24, 2017
Louisville, KY
June 5 - 6, 2017
Birmingham, AL
June 13 - 14, 2017
June 13 - 14, 2017
June 20 - 21, 2017  
Louisville, KY
July 11 - 12, 2017
ARC FLASH SAFETY FOR UTILITIES
Our 1910.269 Class

This class is designed specifically for the needs of utility workers working with – or near – low or high voltage lines or equipment, or for those managing individuals in these environments. 

Also available in our  Train the Trainer program !

Louisville, KY
May 23, 2017
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