Arc Flash http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6638/more en 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 Electricians Burned at Massachusetts Library http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electricians-burned-massachusetts-library <div class="node-body article-body">Two electricians were hospitalized Saturday morning with burns caused by a small explosion and fire at the Framingham Public Library in Massachusetts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electricians-burned-massachusetts-library" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electricians-burned-massachusetts-library#comments Arc Flash Fire & Security Around the Circuit Mon, 19 Oct 2015 14:25:00 +0000 128661 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Contractor Fined $80,000 After Two Workers Suffer Burns http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrical-contractor-fined-80000-after-two-workers-suffer-burns <div class="node-body article-body">Powerline Plus Limited, an overhead and underground utility contractor, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $80,000</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrical-contractor-fined-80000-after-two-workers-suffer-burns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrical-contractor-fined-80000-after-two-workers-suffer-burns#comments Arc Flash News Mon, 12 Oct 2015 03:10:00 +0000 128301 at http://ecmweb.com ComEd Tests to Determine Arc Flash Energy, Safety Blanket Effectiveness http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/comed-tests-determine-arc-flash-energy-safety-blanket-effectiveness <div class="node-body article-body">ComEd conducts real-world cable fault tests to determine arc flash energy and safety blanket effectiveness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/comed-tests-determine-arc-flash-energy-safety-blanket-effectiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/comed-tests-determine-arc-flash-energy-safety-blanket-effectiveness#comments Arc Flash Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:48:00 +0000 128101 at http://ecmweb.com Workers Burned in Accident at Metals Plant in West Virginia http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/workers-burned-accident-metals-plant-west-virginia <div class="node-body article-body">Three men were transported to various hospitals earlier this week after receiving burns from an electrical explosion at the West Virginia Manufacturing facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/workers-burned-accident-metals-plant-west-virginia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/workers-burned-accident-metals-plant-west-virginia#comments Arc Flash Around the Circuit Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:22:00 +0000 125711 at http://ecmweb.com The Heat is On http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/heat <div class="node-body article-body">It’s no secret that electricity is dangerous. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2004 and 2013, nearly 2,000 fatal and more than 24,000 non-fatal electrical injuries occurred. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/heat#comments Arc Flash Silver Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:54:00 +0000 121951 at http://ecmweb.com