Entries by Mark Mitchell

Arc Flash: Identifying & Reducing Hazards in Your Electrical System

Two often overlooked steps in an Arc Flash Study are the Coordination Study & Mitigation Strategies.  Simply put, these are the steps that actually make the electrical system safer and reduce risks.  There are many reasons that companies implement an arc flash study.  They can include compliance, corporate policy or even insurance requirements.  But let’s […]

For those who doubt: Multiple cases point up the frequency of electrical hazards

When safety violations and citations are looked at separately, it’s easy to assume that they don’t happen very often. But that’s not necessarily the case. In fact, a handful of citations announced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) during a three-day period in May indicates that safety violations happen quite often, and it’s […]