Arc Flash Safety in Industrial Environments [4523]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A214

   Julie VanDyne, Principal Engineer, IDC Engineering Inc.

Track: Industrial Safety
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

This presentation provides an understanding of why arc flash is important, and what can be done to protect workers from electrical hazards. The presentation is for electrical workers and environmental health and safety personnel who are involved with managing and monitoring their safety program. The presenters discuss changes to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 1584 Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations.

Learning Objectives:
Discuss arc flash and why it's important to implement electrical safe work practices
List two methods of assessing the hazards of arc flash
Identify the various personal protection equipment options available and how to implement them
Summarize the emerging trends in arc flash and electrical safety

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Arc Flash 2018
Arc Flash 2018
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