How Xcel Energy Built An Arc Flash Electrical Safety Program

The energy and utilities industries are subject to numerous federal and state regulations due to the inherent hazards field workers face. Educating employees, updating engineering standards, and managing the associated changes are essential to transforming an organization’s safety and compliance programs.

Join Eduardo Ramirez-Bettoni, transmission and substation standards principal engineer at Xcel Energy, and Perficient’s Morgan McNeal, senior project manager, as they discuss:

  • The process for establishing an arc flash safety program
  • Strategies for ensuring OSHA compliance with updated safety standards
  • Lessons learned, considerations, and best practices for transforming safety programs

Register below for this free webinar!
: March 2, 2022
: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT


Eduardo RamirezEduardo Ramirez-Bettoni
Principal Engineer, Transmission and Substation Standards
Xcel Energy

Eduardo is an electrical engineer with over 20 years of international experience in the design, construction, commissioning, and maintenance of electric utility substations up to 500 kV. He works as a principal engineer in the Transmission & Substation Standards Department at Xcel Energy. Eduardo supports the company by standardizing engineering practices for design, construction, O&M, safety, and regulatory compliance. He serves as a technical expert in arc flash, protection & control, and substation physical design, safety, and grounding.

Morgan McNealMorgan McNeal
Senior Project Manager
Morgan is a senior project manager with more than 15 years of experience in project and change management, process analysis and improvement, supply chain operations and optimization, and ERP implementation. She currently is a senior project manager with Perficient, where she supports energy clients in standing up and revitalizing their safety programs.

Duration: 1 Hour

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