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WHAT WE CAN LEARN ABOUT EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITY FROM A SERIOUS INJURY ACCIDENT AT THE GIANT MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY

OSHA’s list of employer responsibilities to their workers is not short. To name a few, employers must provide any and all required medical exams and training when required by OSHA, establish or update operating procedures that all workers can read and understand, and make sure employees have and use safe tools and equipment. At the top of the list is this requirement: “Provide a workplace free from serious recognized hazards and comply with standards, rules and regulations issued under the OSH Act.”

NFPA 70E has its own section of employer responsibilities, 110.3, which lists  host  employer and  contractor  employer responsibilities.  The host employer must inform contractors coming onto their site of any known hazards covered by 70E that are related to the work to be done. The host must also let the contractor know information about the installation of the equipment the contractor has been hired to work on[...]
Question: I have been reading up on Arc Rated Face Shields per the 1910.269 standard. I know you need to wear an Arc Rated face shield if you are exposed to 9 cal/cm2 or higher single phase-to-ground exposure on the utility side per the new OSHA standard.  I have also[...]  Read More
OSHA released their list of Top 10 most frequently cited standards for the fiscal year 2015 ( October 1, 2014 – Sept. 30, 2015). Fall Protection Hazard Communication Scaffolding Respiratory Protection Lockout/Tagout[...]  Read More
An Arkansas custom door company, Primecraft Doors in Malvern, was given thirty-two OSHA citations, twenty-seven of them serious. The proposed penalties are over $65, 000. Some of the citations are as follows: The employer failed to make sure employees were trained in and understood procedures to shut down energy during[...]  Read More
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ArcWear is proud to announce that our FlashCert program partner, Safety Equipment Institute (SEI), has become a subsidiary of ASTM International.  ArcWear has long served on ASTM committees and serviced the PPE community, doing most of the world’s arc flash testing with the Kinectrics laboratory.  All FlashCert partners offer services with a […]  Read More
Failures are a common, almost inevitable experience in product development. While it’s always disappointing, read on to learn three tips from a testing lab on how to mitigate risk and ease the painful effects of a product failure in testing. 1) Be actively involved in the process Our goal is to make sure you get the tests you need […]  Read More
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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.  
HIGH VOLTAGE CLASSES
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.  
May 11 - 12, 2016
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July 26 - 27, 2016

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TRAIN THE TRAINER: OSHA 1910.269
ARC FLASH SAFETY FOR UTILITIES (1910.269)
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.
July 12 - 13, 2016

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