May 28, 2014 at 9am Pacific / 11am Central / Noon Eastern
OSHA just recently issued its new and revised rules for workers in the electrical power industry. The Final Rule made important changes to the construction standards (29 CFR 1926) and the general industry standards (29 CFR 1910). Covering everything from contractors to de-energizing transmission and distribution lines, the changes in this final rule can have a major impact on your operations.
In this important webcast, you'll have the opportunity to go through the final rule from two experts from OSHA. In it, our speakers will discuss the new requirements in Subpart V, with emphasis on the major new elements and revisions.
Date: May 28, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM CST
Duration: 90 minutes
Charles R. Harvey, Jr. Directorate of Construction, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Charles is a licensed Master Electrician in the State(s) of Maryland and Virginia, and is a certified National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Electrical Instructor. He has 35 years of electrical industry experience, including 10 years professional safety experience. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy SEABEES, with service in Europe, and Japan, in support of Operation Desert Shield. He has done Subpart V type work, climbing wooden poles and metal towers, operating bucket trucks, and aerial lifts of all types; installing and operating generators; as well as installation and maintenance of virtually every type of electrical equipment. He has professional safety certification as a Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST), and holds an MBA from the University of Southern Mississippi, as well as Bachelor's degrees from the University of Maryland, University College, in Business and Accounting. He currently works for OSHA's Directorate of Construction, in the Office of Construction Services, as a Safety and Health, and Electrical Specialist.
David Wallis, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
David Wallis is an electrical engineer in the Directorate of Standards and Guidance. As a senior staff member, he works for the Director of the directorate. Mr. Wallis joined the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in September 1973 as a safety engineer in the office responsible for writing electrical safety standards. Over his 40 years as an electrical/safety engineer at the Agency, he has contributed heavily to OSHA's electrical standards-setting process. He also contributed to the promulgation of several other OSHA safety standards, including the permit-required confined space standard. Mr. Wallis holds a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.