Standards Updates Affecting Flame, Arc, and High-Visibility Clothing for 2017 (OH&S)

The webinar will explore proposed changes in NFPA 70E, NFPA 2112, ANSI/ISEA 107 and a new arc flash protection standard for multi-material protector gloves. These proposed changes could change PPE purchasing specifications and buying patterns for garments, gloves and other PPE affecting electrical workers and petrochemical workers.

Speaker:

Hugh Hoagland, is one of the most active trainers and researchers in electric arc protection. His NFPA 70E and OSHA 1910.269/NESC Training Programs are used by many Fortune 500 companies and governmental agencies including Alcoa, GM, Toyota, Bechtel, DOE, and hundreds of electric utilities. Hugh has performed and developed testing (by original research and participation in ASTM, NFPA, ANSI, CSA, IEC and ISO standards groups) for the electric arc since 1994 and has performed over 50,000 electric arc tests. Hugh’s publications are numerous in IEEE and safety magazines and he helped invent many arc rated materials used today. Hugh serves as an expert witness and performs accident investigations.

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