Resources for incident investigations in arc flash and electric shock

Resources for incident investigations in arc flash and electric shock

Doing an arc flash or electrical shock incident investigation commonly falls to a safety generalist. When flash fire, arc flash or PPE is involved in the incident, sometimes outside resources can add special value. The resources below add insight for the generalist and specialist alike.  If you need assistance with an arc flash or electrical shock incident investigation, check out our arc flash, equipment failure and shock incident investigation resources page. 

Peer Reviewed Papers on arc flash and electric shock incident investigations:

Authors: Zarheer Jooma, Hugh Hoagland and Rob W. Hines
Publication: IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 60-64, May-June 2019

Authors: Zarheer Jooma, Jessica Hutchings, Hugh Hoagland, Ian Jandrell
Publication: Electrical Safety Workshop IEEE IAS, Jan-Feb 2017

Matching ARC Rated PPE to the Hazard: Why Does it Work?

Authors: Hugh Hoagland, Claude Maurice, Marcia Eblen and Jim Phillips
Publication: IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop Conference Record 2020

Authors: Hugh Hoagland and Paul B. Sullivan
Publication: 2020 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop (ESW), Reno, NV, USA, 2020, pp. 1-3

Authors: Zarheer Jooma, Jessica Hutchings, Hugh Hoagland, Ian Jandrell
Publication: IEEE Industry Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol. 53, No. 2, pp. 1583-1588, March-April 2017

Authors: Hugh Hoagland, Claude Maurice, Andrew Haines and Andre Maurice
Publication: IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 3297-3305, July-Aug. 2020

Author(s): Elihu “Hugh” Hoagland, Mikhail Golovkov,  R. Pailing, L. Smith, C. Burton and C. Maurice Publication: IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 159-162, Jan.-Feb. 2015

Author(s): D. R. Doan, E. Hoagland and T. Neal
Publication: 2010 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop, Memphis, TN, USA, 2010, pp. 80-87
Awards: Best Conference Paper 2010

See webinars ArcWear has offered on the subject:

Lessons from Accident Investigations for Electrical Safety by Hugh Hoagland  

Hugh Hoagland

Hugh is an expert in arc flash, flame and thermal testing and electrical safety. He has participated in over 200 incident investigations for arc flash, flash fire and electrical shock events since 1994. Hugh has been part of committees in NFPA, ASTM, IEC, ANSI, CSA, ISEA, and worked with various national committees on electrical safety.

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