Arc Flash http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6638/more en Workers Burned at PECO Substation http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/workers-burned-peco-substation <div class="node-body article-body">Two workers suffered burns during an electrical mishap at an underground PECO substation in Center City, Pa.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/workers-burned-peco-substation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/workers-burned-peco-substation#comments Arc Flash Wed, 06 Jul 2016 21:18:00 +0000 137461 at http://ecmweb.com Steel Worker Suing GE and Others in Arc Flash Case http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/steel-worker-suing-ge-and-others-arc-flash-case <div class="node-body article-body">A U.S. Steel worker and his wife are suing General Electric, Sachs Electric and ICR Engineering over an alleged design defect in a General Electric product.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/steel-worker-suing-ge-and-others-arc-flash-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/steel-worker-suing-ge-and-others-arc-flash-case#comments Arc Flash Tue, 05 Jul 2016 21:10:00 +0000 137451 at http://ecmweb.com Hotel Engineer Burned in Arc Flash Incident http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/hotel-engineer-burned-arc-flash-incident <div class="node-body article-body">A 58-year-old man was seriously burned and two other men suffered minor injuries in an electrical explosion at a Hauppauge, N.Y., hotel.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/hotel-engineer-burned-arc-flash-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/hotel-engineer-burned-arc-flash-incident#comments Arc Flash Wed, 01 Jun 2016 19:57:00 +0000 136351 at http://ecmweb.com OSHA Cites Georgia Power, Wiring Subcontractor after Arc Flash Burns Worker http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/osha-cites-georgia-power-wiring-subcontractor-after-arc-flash-burns-worker <div class="node-body article-body">OSHA inspectors opened an investigation after learning an electric arc flash injured a worker at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen generating facility.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/osha-cites-georgia-power-wiring-subcontractor-after-arc-flash-burns-worker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/osha-cites-georgia-power-wiring-subcontractor-after-arc-flash-burns-worker#comments Arc Flash Thu, 12 May 2016 17:25:00 +0000 135551 at http://ecmweb.com Grant County PUD Fined for Safety Violations Connected to Electrical Explosion http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/grant-county-pud-fined-safety-violations-connected-electrical-explosion <div class="node-body article-body">Grant County Public Utility District #2 has been fined $35,000 for five serious safety violations following an explosion at its Priest Rapids Dam in Beverly, Wash. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/grant-county-pud-fined-safety-violations-connected-electrical-explosion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/grant-county-pud-fined-safety-violations-connected-electrical-explosion#comments Accidents & Investigations Arc Flash Shock & Electrocution News Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:52:00 +0000 134701 at http://ecmweb.com OSHA Investigating Arc Flash Incident at Veterans Affairs Hospital http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/osha-investigating-arc-flash-incident-veterans-affairs-hospital <div class="node-body article-body">The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating an electrical arc flash event at the construction site of an Veterans Affairs hospital in Tallahassee, Fla.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/osha-investigating-arc-flash-incident-veterans-affairs-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/osha-investigating-arc-flash-incident-veterans-affairs-hospital#comments Arc Flash Around the Circuit Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:59:00 +0000 134091 at http://ecmweb.com NEMA Publishes Smoke Alarms and Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters Compatibility Paper http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/nema-publishes-smoke-alarms-and-arc-fault-circuit-interrupters-compatibility-paper <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published NEMA ABP 11-2016 "Compatibility between Smoke Alarms and Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters."</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/nema-publishes-smoke-alarms-and-arc-fault-circuit-interrupters-compatibility-paper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/nema-publishes-smoke-alarms-and-arc-fault-circuit-interrupters-compatibility-paper#comments Arc Flash Lighting & Control News Mon, 07 Mar 2016 15:13:00 +0000 133291 at http://ecmweb.com NEMA Publishes Paper on Avoiding Arc Flash http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/nema-publishes-paper-avoiding-arc-flash <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published NEMA ABP 8-2016 "Avoid Arc-Flash Occurrences by Following Industry Standards." </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/nema-publishes-paper-avoiding-arc-flash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/nema-publishes-paper-avoiding-arc-flash#comments Arc Flash News Ops & Maintenance Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:03:00 +0000 133231 at http://ecmweb.com Jury Finds Qualcomm Liable in Arc Flash Incident http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/jury-finds-qualcomm-liable-arc-flash-incident <div class="node-body article-body">A Pasadena-based law firm has won a verdict against Qualcomm, the global semiconductor and telecommunications giant and one of San Diego’s largest employers.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/jury-finds-qualcomm-liable-arc-flash-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/jury-finds-qualcomm-liable-arc-flash-incident#comments Arc Flash News Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:35:00 +0000 132631 at http://ecmweb.com Safety Lapses in Dam Explosion That Injured Workers http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/safety-lapses-dam-explosion-injured-workers <div class="node-body article-body"> Human error and safety lapses led to Grant PUD employees being injured at Priest Rapids Dam last October.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/safety-lapses-dam-explosion-injured-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/safety-lapses-dam-explosion-injured-workers#comments Accidents & Investigations Arc Flash Around the Circuit Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:52:00 +0000 132191 at http://ecmweb.com