Hugh Hoagland Presents: Electrical Safety in Construction – Realities, Challenges and Opportunities

  • Perspectives on the current state of electrical safety in the construction sector
  • Current improvement initiatives in regards to awareness, case histories and consensus standards
  • Best practices in quality job planning as it pertains to LO/TO and energized work in the construction sector


Hugh Hoagland, is one of the most active trainers and researchers in electric arc protection. His NFPA 70E and OSHA 1910.269/NESC Training Programs are used by many Fortune 500 companies and governmental agencies including Alcoa, GM, Toyota, Bechtel, DOE, and hundreds of electric utilities. Hugh has performed and developed testing (by original research and participation in ASTM, NFPA, ANSI, CSA, IEC and ISO standards groups) for the electric arc since 1994 and has performed over 50,000 electric arc tests. Hugh’s publications are numerous in IEEE and safety magazines and he helped invent many arc rated materials used today. Hugh serves as an expert witness and performs accident investigations

Mike Doherty Electrical Safety Consultant and Trainer. Currently the president and owner of Blue Arc Electrical Safety Technologies Inc. since 2003 and an independent consultant and trainer for eHazard in Canada. He is a licensed electrician, Industrial Instrumentation Technician, Engineering Technician and H&S Professional. Serves as the Technical Committee Chair of CSA Z462 - Workplace Electrical Safety, since inception in 2006 and the official liaison between Canada (CSA) and U.S.A. (NFPA) for electrical safety from 2006 -2015 & 2017 to present. Was the H & S Manager and Consultant at PowerTel Utilities Contractors Limited, a high voltage specialist in transmission, distribution and substation construction and maintenance and currently the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Committee - Construction Subcommittee Chair


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Duration: 1 Hour

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