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We’ve made a list of 9 Safety Conferences that you should attend to learn about electrical safety, NFPA 70E and other standards. These are the top safety conferences that YOU should attend.  You can never learn too much.  Do you have a favorite conference that you’ve attended?  Be sure to share

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As a service for you, e-Hazard has compiled a side-by-side table comparing the new OSHA 1910.269 standard with the previous version. Changes are illustrated with highlights, and variations are also noted. e-Hazard is passionate about giving you tools and information to keep you current on the latest standards. OSHA 269

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Electrical Fire IncidentsElectrical SafetyElectrical Safety in the newsPublic Electrical SafetyUncategorized

Firefighters in the central business district of Sydney, Australia were forces to fight an electrical fire in 5 minute shift due to the extreme conditions generated by the blaze. 100+ officers from Fire and Resuce NSW using thermal cameras to help them see in the hazardous conditions. The fire moved

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Electrical SafetyElectrical Safety in the newsOSHA Fines for Electrical SafetyOSHA IssuesPublic Electrical Safety

West Fertilizer Co. faces OSHA  fines totaling $118,300 for dozens of serious safety violations. The company’s West, TX plant exploded in April 2013, killing 15 people. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) report violations at the plant including: unsafe handling and storage of anhydrous ammonia and ammonium nitrate inadequately

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A painter received significant but non-life threatening burns when the elevated work platform he was operating became entangled in electrical wires next to the building where he was working. The power lines affected carry 12,500 volts of electricity, according to Newfoundland Power officials. Power to nearby businesses was shut down

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A small electrical fire near the Milwaukee County Courthouse Saturday afternoon, July 6th caused a power outage at the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center. The Milwaukee County Courthouse and Safety Building will be CLOSED on Monday and Tuesday, July 8th and 9th following a weekend electrical fire. This will affect

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Electric Shock IncidentsElectrical SafetyElectrical Safety in the newsPublic Electrical Safety

WEST CHESTER TWP., OH A man working at a Procter & Gamble facility was taken to the hospital this morning following what initially was reported to be an electrocution. Dispatchers, who made the call just at 7:57 a.m. to respond to P&G’s Beckett Ridge Technical Center, 8256 Union Centre Blvd.,

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Arc Flash IncidentsElectric Utility IncidentsElectrical SafetyPublic Electrical Safety

It was “lights out” on the field at Super Bowl 2013 in New Orleans. Attributed to an undetermined “abnormality” in the Superdome’s power system, the outage was “an embarrassment for New Orleans, which was hosting its first Super Bowl since 2002 and was eager to show off how it has

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IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) has released the IEEE C2-2012™, The 2012 National Electrical Safety Code® (NESC®) in PDF format! Electrical engineers need this resource and the PDF allows for quickly finding what you need for quotes or for citation. e-Hazard offers a class on NESC chapter 4 (the worker safety

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Electric Shock IncidentsPublic Electrical Safety

A 17 year-old young man from Phuket, Thailand, suffered an electric shock and fell 4 meters when the flagpole he was erecting touched a high-voltage power line. Get details from The Phuket News dated 12/20/12.  

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