In a continued effort to keep people safe and their assets secure, Grace Engineered Products, your trusted partner for productive safety is pleased to launch the Easy Install Pass-Thru device (R-3K). The R-3K is a Permanent Electrical Safety Device (PESD) that complements our existing line of SafeSide R-3W series voltage indicators used in the mechanical and electrical Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) process.
Safety program provides individualized on-site electrical safety training & consultation
November 11, 2015
Energized equipment can be unpredictable. It doesn't have to be deadly. Creating a safe work environment requires building an electrical safety program. Effective programs are built on many moving parts, each requiring constant evaluation. Workers need continued education. Equipment requires testing. Systems must be measured against regulatory requirements.
While the flooding has abated in South Carolina, extreme weather is always a possibility throughout the U.S. The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is reminding residents that danger may linger in your home even after the storm has passed.
After spending days fighting fires, clearing brush and performing arduous physical tasks, U.S. Forest Service employees should return to a safe home base after work. Yet repeated inspections of national forests throughout Oregon during the last 10 years have found the opposite, with the Forest Service cited by federal inspectors for widespread safety violations nine out of every 10 visits.
A series of 45-minute “lab sessions” on the NSC expo floor cover these topics: • Risk assessment and your electrical safety program To do a risk assessment, you need to understand what, in your business, might cause harm to people and decide whether you are doing enough to prevent that harm.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has released a Top 10 list of common underground utility myths, along with the facts for safe underground utility installation, repair and maintenance. Safe machinery operation saves lives, and equipment manufacturers want underground utility industry professionals to always think safety on the jobsite.
Annually, 75 to 80 workers die from fatal injuries in the electric utility industry. A large number of these deaths are due to electrical contact. Many incidents leading to serious and fatal injuries could have been avoided by conducting pre-job briefings, using personal protective equipment cradle-to-cradle and ground-to-ground, using equipotential grounding, and wearing sleeves with high-voltage rubber gloves.
It’s no secret that telecom employees who climb cell towers for a living have dangerous jobs, but so far, most of the concern has focused on fall risks. The reason for that is clear: in the past decade, more than 90 workers have lost their lives from deadly falls, sometimes from over 1,000 feet.
AVO Training Announces the Complete Nine-Module Online Training Course Series “Arc Flash Electrical Safety” with NFPA® 2015, is Now Available for Purchase. Dallas, Texas, June 29, 2015 - AVO Training Institute announced the release of its new complete Nine-Module Online Course Series titled “Arc Flash Electrical Safety.”