News & Events

e-Hazard participates in select expos and conferences in the electrical safety industry throughout the year. If you’ll be attending one of the shows featured below, stop by and meet our instructors and staff. They will be able to answer any questions on arc flash training, electrical safety audits, and arc flash studies. Plus we always have great giveaways and a fun booth to visit.

Excellent Free Resources for Electrical Safety from EFCOG

August 27, 2015 by Hugh Hoagland

If you are looking for free resources for electrical safety, you may want to learn more about EFCOG. You might ask, “What IS EFCOG?” EFCOG is the Energy Facility Contractors Group of the DOE (Department of Energy). I have participated in the electrical safety workshop which began in 2007. From the EFCOG website: Energy Facility […]

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Article by Hugh Hoagland & Stacy Klausing Discusses 2015 NFPA & OSHA Changes

July 6, 2015 by Hugh Hoagland

Hugh Hoagland and Stacy Klausing have explained the changes concerning 2015 NFPA and OSHA 1910.269 standards. This blog briefly touches on some of the topics they cover. One change in the NFPA 70E is that the term “Hazard Risk Category” (HRC) has been replaced by “PPE level” or “arc rated PPE category” (ARC).  HRC 0 […]

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OSHA Proposed Update of Eye and Face Protection Standards Could Affect Older Arc Flash Shields

March 23, 2015 by Hugh Hoagland

OSHA put in a proposal to update eye and face protection standards in the areas of general industry, shipyard employment, marine terminals, longshoring, and construction. They propose to update references to include the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard  Z87.1-2010. They also propose to change the language in the standards for construction to match the […]

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Always Think Safety First! Electricity Kills More than Most Hazards

August 10, 2015 by Elisa Sellars

When it comes to doing simple or repetitive electrical tasks, why are people more apt to take risks? being in a hurry feeling pressure to get the job done not wanting to inconvenience someone else The act of changing a light bulb in a ceiling fixture becomes hazardous when an unsteady chair is used to […]

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Lineman Appreciation Day

April 11, 2018 by e-Hazard

April 18th is National Lineman Appreciation Day. Lineman Appreciation Day is a time to express our gratitude to the outstanding men and women who do difficult and dangerous work that benefits all of us.  These workers are often taken for granted and underappreciated. We at e-Hazard would like to take this opportunity to extend our thanks […]

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