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Question: I have a technician requesting the testing schedule of 40 cal suits. What is the recommended testing cycle for a 40 cal arc flash suit? Are there required tests for arc flash suits in ASTM F1506, ASTM F2178, OSHA or NFPA 70E? Answer: There are none. Arc flash suits do not provide any shock protection, shock [...]

A re Arc Ratings Required for Winter Wear or Rainwear?
Question: Does winter wear or rainwear worn by an electrical worker have to be AR or just FR? Answer: Standards including NFPA 70E and OSHA 1910.269 require garments to not increase burns in the event of an arc flash and both prohibit melting materials like polyester and nylon from being worn unless they are arc [...]

One electrical worker has died and another is still in the hospital following a shock incident and subsequent fire in Amarillo, Texas, a few days ago. Roper Copelin, 30, died early Sunday morning at the University Medical Center Timothy J. Harnar Regional Burn Center in Lubbock, TX. Mr. Copelin’s boss is being treated for smoke [...]

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Hugh Hoagland talks about the 5 different types of arc flash exposures.  

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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 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.

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.   
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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.

Deerfield, IL
April 4, 2017
Sacramento, CA
April 4, 2017
Tampa, FL
April 5, 2017
Atlanta, GA
April 11, 2017
Louisville, KY
April 24, 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.

Research Triangle Park, NC
March 7 - 8, 2017
Sacramento, CA
April 4 - 5, 2017
Tampa, FL
April 5 - 6, 2017
Atlanta, GA
April 11 - 12, 2017
Louisville, KY
April 24 - 25, 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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