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An electrical incident occurred Wednesday at the city center in Plymouth, England, when a worker cut through an energized line. The worker was injured and treated at the scene before being taken to a hospital for “electrical burns to hands and arms.” A spokesperson for Western Power Distribution said... Read More...
Utility workers seemed to escape serious injury while working to repair utility lines. That “large spark,” as it was described,  was an arc flash, and the worker was extremely lucky that all that seemed to happen was his hard hat being blown off his head, which he deftly caught in... Read More...
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 has already been signed – as of Monday, November 2. It has far-reaching implications for companies and employers, as the following article describes. Danny Raines, a top e-Hazard training instructor, made us aware of this last week. November 1, 2015 – President Barack Obama...  Read More...
Rubber Insulating Glove Testing: Which Labs Are Accredited?
Rubber insulating glove testing is a required regimen at any plant that has employees who work on or around electrical equipment. The e-Hazard Low Voltage Training class usually spends quite a bit of time on the proper use and care of rubber gloves. The reason for this is that a...
There’s almost nothing worse than that cold, clammy feeling you get when you put on your damp rain suit before responding to the next downed wire…or knowing that you will be quickly drenched in sweat under your rainwear because it’s warm and pouring down rain. GORE® brings a new AR breathable fabric to the market, promising better protection, high visibility and better breathability and durability.  Read More...

IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop
If you would like to spend four days of intense interaction with 500+ people who share a passion for preventing electrical injuries in the workplace, I urge you to join me in Jacksonville, Florida for our 23rd annual IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop.    

By attending the workshop, you will join the most influential people in the industry where experts present the latest in electrical safety technology and practices. Attendees have the opportunity to learn the latest on the development and implementation of electrical safety standards, network with electrical safety experts and discuss solutions with industry-leading suppliers of products and services related to electrical safety.

The workshop is an international event with participants from countries around the world, all with the common goal of changing the culture of electrical safety.

Our Mission

  • Accelerate application of breakthrough improvements in human factors, technology, and managing systems that reduce risk of electrical injuries
  • Stimulate innovation in overcoming barriers
  • Change and advance the electrical safety culture to enable sustainable improvements in prevention of electrical accidents and injuries

This year’s event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront in Jacksonville, Florida, March 8 through 12, 2016.

I am confident that your participation will be of great value not only to your organization but also to our electrical safety community. I look forward to seeing you at ESW 2016, the 2016 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop.

Dennis J. Hill, P.E.
ESW 2016 Chair

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Used by many NFPA 70E committee members and over 900 trainers, our low voltage training provides you with extensive knowledge of the dangers and recommended safe behaviors for those who work around electrical hazards.  
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.  
December 9 - 10, 2015
January 12 - 13, 2016
January 12 - 13, 2016
February 1 - 2, 2016
e-Hazard's award winning T rain the Trainer  (TTT) program (OH&S Magazine 2014 Best of Safety Award)  is perfect for companies with multiple shifts, a large workforce or multiple departments.
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