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Winter 2022

Understanding Testing and Rating of PPE Rubber Insulating Gloves

February 17, 2022

By Richard A. Rivkin, Contributor   Tested, arc-rated, shock protection, class, AC, DC, ASTM, OSHA, and more – what do they all mean? Live line working at distribution voltages up to 34.5 kV AC requires the finest quality protective equipment to keep the line worker safe. In the U.S., OSHA specifically mandates the use of…

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Who And What Do You Trust with Your Electrical Safety?

February 17, 2022

By Mike Doherty, Contributing Writer Qualified, competent, and knowledgeable electrical technicians, technologists, electricians, electrical engineers, and powerline technicians (as per their scope of work) deal with a toxic energy (some people describe as electricity) day in and day out while performing their tasks. When it comes to working on or near an energy source that…

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Workplace Electrical Injuries and Fatalities 2003-2020

February 17, 2022

By Daniel Majano and Brianne Deerwester, Electrical Safety Foundation International Each year, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) collects information on fatal and nonfatal occupational electrical injuries using the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) and Survey of Occupational Injuries (SOII). ESFI then publishes the information in tabular and…

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Arc Flash Safety: Helping Companies Keep Workers Protected from one of the Most Dangerous Electrical Safety Hazards

February 17, 2022

By Kevin Pietras, Director of Offering Management, Honeywell Electrical Safety One of the most dangerous and pervasive electrical safety issues (arc flashes) occur when electrical current passes between two or more conducting surfaces or from conductors to the ground. Far from being a harmless spark, 76,000 workers each year1 are disabled because of serious shock…

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Electrical Safety Finds Its North Star

February 17, 2022

By: Derek Vigstol, Contributor The electrical safety program is our opportunity to develop a specific set of policies, procedures, and reference material that can keep employees safe from electrical hazards within our facilities. For years, the electrical industry has sought answers to the ever-present question, “How do we balance the work we need to perform…

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Reconstructing How We Deliver Electrical Safety Knowledge to Minimize Exposure and Help Save Lives

February 17, 2022

By: Corey Hannahs, Contributor Electrical safety is without question a critical component to a successful electrical installation. Yet many seem to have differing viewpoints on what is safe and what risks should be taken. At the root of every electrical safety incident is a person who made a choice, based on the information they had…

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What Does a Comprehensive Electrical Safety Program Look Like?

February 17, 2022

By Dave Hernandez, Contributor For employers, engineers, and safety managers, creating a workplace where team members know how to approach electrical hazards is a top priority. NFPA70E offers standards and guidelines to build out an effective electrical safety program and provides procedures for energized work to be performed, based on electrical safety rules established by…

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Ensuring UL-Compliant Jobsite Power

February 16, 2022

By Brian Earl, Contributor Critical to safe jobsite power, UL announced two new standards affecting Jobsite Temporary Power – UL 943 affecting GFCI’s and UL 1640 affecting Open Neutral Protection, effective May 5, 2021. These two mandates are particularly impactful as they both involve life safety measures to prevent electrical shock. UL 943 Throughout GFCI…

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