James White

Director of Training,
Shermco Industries, Inc.

James R. (Jim) White has been the training director of Shermco Industries, Inc., in Irving, Texas since 2001. He is a certified electrical safety compliance professional (CESCP) through the NFPA and one of approximately 130 Level IV senior certified technicians through NETA. A principal member for Shermco Industries on the NFPA Technical Committee “Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance” (NFPA 70B), he represents the interNational Electrical Testing Association (NETA) and is also an alternate member of NFPA Technical Committee “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace” (NFPA 70E), a principal representative of NEC Code Making Panel CMP-13, and principal representative of ASTM F18 Committee “Electrical Protective Equipment For Workers.” White is a senior member of IEEE and past chairman (2008) of the IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop. In 2011, he received the IEEE/PCIC “Electrical Safety Excellence” award, and in 2013 he was honored with NETA’s “Outstanding Achievement Award.” 

Electrical Hazard and Risk Analysis  1
What does risk really mean when working with electrical systems, and how do electrical workers decide what elements go into a risk assessment?
Arc Flash Clothing Labeling Requirements 
In the late ’70s to early ’80s, the first arc flash suits began to appear on the market (Photo 1), most of which were made from double-layer 6 oz/yd2 meta-aramid and featured polycarbonate (plastic) windows for the face shield.
Five Misconceptions about Electrical Safety 2
Debunking common myths that are held by more electrical professionals than you might think
When Maintenance Becomes a Safety Issue
Treating maintenance as a safety concern instead of simply an overhead cost will help reduce your overall risks
Electrical Testing Feed

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Sep 10, 2015

ON DEMAND: An Effective Electrical Safety Program that Delivers

This hour-long webinar will cover the wording in various IEEE recommended practices, NFPA 70E and ANSI Z10 with an emphasis on what it means in terms of designing, implementing and managing an Effective Electrical Safety Program....More
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ON DEMAND: Mitigation Methods for Arc Flash Hazards - Enhancing Personal Safety

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