Arc Flash Safety in Industrial Environments [45.23]
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

   Julie VanDyne, Principal Engineer, IDC Engineering Inc.

Track: Industrial Safety
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic

This presentation not only provides an understanding of what an arc flash is, but why it's important and what can be done to protect workers from electrical hazards. The presentation is intended for not just electrical workers, but also for environmental health and safety personnel who are involved with managing and monitoring their safety program. The presenter also discusses the changes to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 1584 Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe what an arc flash is and why it's important to implement electrical safe work practices.
2. Identify two methods of assessing the hazards of arc flash.
3. Define the various personal protection equipment options available and how to implement them.
4. Recognize and become aware of the emerging trends in arc flash and electrical safety.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  Sanitarian: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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