Arc Flash University Session 1, 2013: Advancing the Practice of Electrical Safety

Arc Flash University Session 1, 2013: Advancing the Practice of Electrical Safety
Friday, March 8 at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT/11 a.m. PT
One (1) RCEP / ACEC Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

What’s new in electrical safety? The first Arc Flash University Webcast of 2013 will focus on current developments pushing the envelope in advancing the practice of electrical safety, with information and access to tools and resources you can put into practice today.

Among the topics:
• Trends in occupational electrical injuries in the US – progress brings new challenges
• A new tool for assessing the quality of your electrical safety program – online and free from Electrical Safety Foundation International
• Ongoing evolution in NFPA70E – refinements underway for the 2015 edition
• Changing the Electrical Safety Culture – the 2013 IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop
• Prevention through Design – momentum from the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
• Educating the next generation of thought leaders in safety – graduate degree in Advanced Safety Engineering Management , delivered online from University of Alabama-Birmingham

Speaker: Lanny Floyd, Principal Consultant, Electrical Safety & Technology, DuPont

• Lanny Floyd has been with DuPont since 1973. For the past 30 years, his responsibilities have largely focused on electrical safety in the construction, operation and maintenance of DuPont facilities worldwide. He is currently Principal Consultant, Electrical Safety & Technology and is responsible for improving management systems, competency renewal, work practices, and the application of technologies critical to electrical safety performance in all DuPont operations; and the application of this knowledge and experience to electrical safety products DuPont brings to the marketplace. Active in IEEE for more than 25 years, he is currently Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Industry Applications Magazine. He is an IEEE Fellow, a professional member of American Society of Safety Engineers, a Certified Safety Professional, a Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional, and a registered professional engineer in Delaware.

Moderator: Bob Vavra, Content Manager, Plant Engineering

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