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An Update From Reno
The 2017 IEEE ESW in Reno in early February was a big success, with an all-time record attendance of more than 550 visitors! It was a great opportunity for e-Hazard’s trainers and consultants to mingle with clients and friends in the industry, and the Peppermill Resort venue was outstanding.  e-Hazard Senior Partner Hugh Hoagland and Claude Maurice of Kinectrics received Honorable Mention for their paper, Arc flash measurement by physical method, effect of metal vapor on arc blast, and e-Hazard’s Zarheer Jooma presented a poster titled A Method to Measure the Application of the Incident Investigation Process for Electrical Incidents.  Next year’s ESW will be March 19-23 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Utilizing fall protection is an important part of the job for an electrician who works in elevated work spaces. Just recently, we published a short article on a Jacksonville worker who fell from 12 feet after receiving an electrical shock. Many other stories are out there that describe the trauma of falling from heights because... [...]

Isn’t it frustrating when you are trying to resolve a technical issue with customer service, and the representative works through a checklist without listening or understanding what’s really going on? Well, that conundrum is about to be history…at least for electrical safety! e-Hazard has launched a forum dedicated to arc flash and electrical shock. [...]

While most New Year resolutions center around personal matters, we offer some suggestions for resolutions you might want to follow at work. These electrical safety habits are not listed in order from least to most important, or any other order, for that matter. They are simply a list of some back-to-basics best practices that are [...]


Arc Flash & Shock PPE 101 
February 23, 2017, at 2 pm EST

Join Hugh Hoagland and Mike Doherty of 
e-Hazard as they talk about the care and use of arc flash and shock PPE, including specialty equipment.

More details here...

Lineman’s Rodeo Safety & Training Conference 
October 12, 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 2012 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.

Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference 
May 10-11, 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 promote practices that help improve the safe performance of line work by offering attendees the opportunity to hear from industry experts on safety issues and hot topics evolving in the industry. The event is free to all attendees.

More information is available at

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
  • Find out how to access e-Hazard resources, order books and work with materials
February 20 - 23, 2017
Louisville, KY
April 24 - 27, 2017
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.

Willowbrook, IL
February 9, 2017
Greensboro, NC
February 10, 2017
Phoenix, AZ
February 16, 2017
Houston, TX
February 20, 2017
Louisville, KY
February 27, 2017
Billings, MT
March 14, 2017
Electrical Safety CSA Z462 Training Class

Our training on the Canadian CSA Z462 standard provides a thorough knowledge of the dangers and recommended safe behaviors for those who work daily around electrical hazards.

February 17, 2017
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.

Willowbrook, IL
February 9 - 10, 2017
Phoenix, AZ
February 16 - 17, 2017
Houston, TX
February 20 - 21, 2017
Louisville, KY
February 27 - 28, 2017
Research Triangle Park, NC
March 7 - 8, 2017
Billings, MT
March 14 - 15, 2017
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 !


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