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What exactly is energized electrical work? • VIDEO


September 24, 2019
By Anthony Capkun


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Arc flash and shock hazards exist in the workplace. We know this. The problem is when are they identified against an energized electrical work task. So, what are energized electrical work tasks?

What is the difference between operating energized electrical equipment and performing maintenance on electrical equipment?

Are you using risk assessment as required by the CSA Z462 workplace electrical safety standard to help you make decisions?

Are you confused, frustrated… do you even have the right information?

Join Electrical Business Magazine and electrical safety subject matter expert, Terry Becker, P.Eng., to get answers to your questions about energized electrical work.

• Learn about myths and misinformation related to arcing fault probability and arc flash.

• Learn about the updated IEEE 1584 standard in order to control costs and achieve reasonable results.

• Help you maintain appropriate due diligence with regard to OH&S regulations.

This webinar occurred October 25, 2019.

Or watch the recording (edited) on Youtube.

About your presenter…

Terry Becker, P.Eng., CESCP, is an IEEE Senior Member and an independent electrical safety subject matter expert at TW Becker Electrical Safety Consulting Inc., www.twbesc.ca.

Terry has worked with industry and industry associations across Canada for over 12 years to establish appropriate policies and practices for arc flash & shock hazards, and provide credible/defensible arc flash & shock training solutions to ensure compliance with OH&S regulations.

He is or has been a vital member of various technical committees, including CSA Z462 “Workplace electrical safety”, CSA Z463 “Maintenance of electrical systems” and IEEE 1584 “IEEE Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations”.

Terry has presented on electrical safety, arc flash & shock, CSA Z462 and NFPA 70E “Standard for electrical safety in the workplace” at industry conferences and workshops in Canada, the United States, Australia and India.