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A frequently asked question often relates to what constitutes a qualified electrical worker. Let’s begin with a basic definition of the word qualified. Referencing dictionary.com, “qualified” means several things. Here are two definitions[...]

In a March 2018 arc-flash incident, two workers were injured while working at Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant. Day & Zimmerman NPS Inc., the contractor and employer of the injured workers, received proposed penalties amounting to $71,599 in relation to the March arc-flash incident. The work was being performed on a 6.9 kilovolt electrical bus at[...]


Monday, October 22, 2018, 3:00PM.

Hugh will discuss key electrical safety concepts and some of the latest technologies changing electrical safety and personnel protection.


Wednesday, October 24, at 1:00PM.

Hugh is joined by Zarheer Jooma and two other presenters to share insights from working with an old factory, with no previous electrical safety programs, to implement NFPA 70E and other standards from the ground up [...]

The energized permit requirement in NFPA 70E and CSA Z462 raised hackles in the beginning. But if you understand this document, you can see it isn’t an arbitrary requirement to make electrical work more administratively difficult. The EEWP is a tool to help control unwarranted[...]

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The e-Hazard Forum
On some of the labels I have reviewed, the arc flash boundary was consistently listed as 18" regardless of the incident energy level which was less than 1.2 cal/cm 2 .

Why wouldn't the actual distance calculated be used rather than a "default" 18"? I understand that the 18" distance is the working distance used for calculations but the hands and arms are going to be closer.

Where in the NEC is panel labeling required? What must be on the label?
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Upcoming Classes
Based on NFPA 70E 2018
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.
September
Deerfield, IL
Greensboro, NC
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October
Phoenix, AZ
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Willowbrook, IL
Based on NFPA 70E 2018 & OSHA
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.
September
Louisville, KY
October
Phoenix, AZ
Evansville, IN
Billings, MT
Maple Valley, WA
Willowbrook, IL
Focused on Meeting OSHA 1910.269 Standards

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. 
Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
Utility Arc Flash Made Easy
The class provides practical instructions on the use of ARCPRO software and IEEE 1584 for efficiently calculating arc flash for utilities. 

It includes discussion of the latest OSHA 1910.269 standard and how to assure that estimates reflect as closely as possible the results of the testing on real utility equipment.
Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
40 Hour NEC Training Class
If your organization needs an industrial-based NEC course that includes practical application and calculations on a variety of industrial examples, this is the course for you.

e-Hazard's 4 0-hour 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) course is focused on industrial and commercial electrical installations. This is unique--most NEC courses focus on residential applications for licensing, ignoring the complexities of industrial NEC.
Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
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Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
Focused on Meeting OSHA 1910.269 Standards
Louisville, KY
Louisville, KY
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