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Gloves that meet the ASTM F2675 standard are considered to be arc rated. Many people think flame-resistant gloves are actually arc-rated as well. Is this true? Find out by watching our latest video!

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As of this date, ANSI has approved an update to the ISEA 107 standard, which will be titled ANSI/ISEA 107-2015, American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Accessories. The new language makes it harder to claim “FR” for melting materials (some manufacturers still do this for melting polyester)...  Read More
Insulated tools provide an added layer of protection for electrical workers who find themselves working within the restricted boundary mentioned in NFPA 70E (130.4(D)). As many electrical personnel are aware, an electrician who is working in compliance with NFPA 70E cannot be inside the restricted approach boundary unless...  Read More
The ESW technical presentations are unmatched. The people who are shaping safe electrical work practices and shaping the standards will be presenting the latest research, best practices and case studies. Open your mind and get ready to learn....  Read More
Several members of the e-Hazard team will be speaking at the 2016 Electrical Safety Workshop in March. On Wednesday Hugh Hoagland will be part of a panel  on “Measuring Arc Blast: Effects of Electrode Type, Current Level, Enclosure Sizes, and Enclosure Cover on Arc Blast in...  Read More
The Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) credential is the only program that offers safety leadership credentials to utilities, related contractors, and communication providers. The project first got underway in 2009 and now has over 600 certified professionals...  Read More
NEXT WEEK 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.  
March 15 - 16, 2016
March 22 - 23, 2016
March 29 - 30, 2016
April 4 - 5, 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.
This Train The Trainer (TTT) 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.
Kansas City, MO
June 28 - 29, 2016
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July 12 - 13, 2016
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Terri Wettle

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