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Hugh Hoagland

Human Performance Issues from the Perspective of Safety Experts

"Workers, supervisors, managers and VPs can all have human performance issues." Cited in a recent ISHN (Industrial Safety & Hygiene News) interview, Mike Doherty, an e-Hazard electrical safety consultant, continues,…

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Electrical Safety Program
Hugh Hoagland

Hierarchy-of-Controls Approach to Workplace Hazards

The Hierarchy of Controls in the NFPA 70E is no longer an informational note. As per the 2018 70E, the Hierarchy of Controls can now be found in 110.1(H)(3). Most,…

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Burning Questions
Zarheer Jooma

Is Arc-Rated PPE Required for Remote Racking?

Is there an arc flash hazard when installing a remote racking device when the breaker is racked in? Here is a question asked recently: Is there an arc flash hazard…

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Article: How Subject Matter Expert Advice Saved Money

Why Hire a Subject Matter Expert? Hugh Hoagland and Zarheer Jooma from e-Hazard and Robert W. Hines of  National Safety Apparel have co-written an article on the advantages of hiring…

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Electrical Incidents
Hugh Hoagland

What Can Happen When Your Rubber Glove Gets Punctured

A worker suffered an electrical shock injury after his rubber insulating glove was punctured while he was working. As he reached down to pick up a fallen plastic cover, his…

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