Arc Flash http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6638/more en 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Pennsylvania Manufacturer Cited for Hazard after Worker Burned http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/pennsylvania-manufacturer-cited-hazard-after-worker-burned <div class="node-body article-body">OSHA has issued citations for safety violations to a Milton, Pa., manufacturer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/pennsylvania-manufacturer-cited-hazard-after-worker-burned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/pennsylvania-manufacturer-cited-hazard-after-worker-burned#comments Arc Flash Wed, 23 Dec 2015 15:18:00 +0000 130861 at http://ecmweb.com Up in Smoke http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/smoke <div class="node-body article-body">A look at what was behind the arcing event that occurred in January 2015 at L’Enfant Plaza subway station in Washington, D.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/smoke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/smoke#comments Arc Flash Contractor Design Silver Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:34:00 +0000 129511 at http://ecmweb.com NEMA Publishes Arc Flash Analysis — Utility System Parameters Critical for PPE http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/nema-publishes-arc-flash-analysis-utility-system-parameters-critical-ppe <div class="node-body article-body">The National Electrical Manufacturers Association has published NEMA ABP 10-2015 Arc Flash Analysis—Utility System Parameters Critical for Accurate PPE. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/nema-publishes-arc-flash-analysis-utility-system-parameters-critical-ppe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/nema-publishes-arc-flash-analysis-utility-system-parameters-critical-ppe#comments Arc Flash News Ops & Maintenance Wed, 11 Nov 2015 22:26:00 +0000 129421 at http://ecmweb.com Workers Burned by Arc Flash in Seattle http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/workers-burned-arc-flash-seattle <div class="node-body article-body">Two Seattle City Light workers were taken to Harborview Medical Center after they were burned by an arc flash event in an underground vault last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/workers-burned-arc-flash-seattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/workers-burned-arc-flash-seattle#comments Arc Flash Around the Circuit Tue, 20 Oct 2015 19:22:00 +0000 128741 at http://ecmweb.com