Healthier Workplaces, A Healthier World

NFPA 70E: Are You Compliant, or Safe?

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT  
Host: AIHA
By: Derek Sang, Technical Training Manager, QSSP, IASHEP, Bulwark Protection

Why should we be concerned with electrical safety? Though not the leading cause of on-the-job injuries, electrical hazards are disproportionately dangerous and costly. And the cost of ignoring electrical safety is far greater.

In this webinar, you’ll gain insights into NFPA 70E 2018 Arc Flash PPE requirements. You’ll learn there is a difference between being compliant and being safe: one is required, and the other is your responsibility.

You’ll learn:
- How to choose the right PPE for the job
- Arc flash and electrical safety facts
- Verifying protection


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Derek Sang
Derek Sang

Technical Training Manager, QSSP, IASHEP, Bulwark Protection

Derek Sang has been involved with the flame-resistant clothing industry in a variety of roles on the service, manufacturing, and garment sides of the business for over 20 years.

Derek has developed and conducted over 250 educational and informational seminars on the hazards of arc flash and flash fire. In his current position as a technical training manager, Derek has developed over 40 hours of training curriculum for Bulwark University. These training efforts cover all aspects of FR clothing, assisting companies in how to properly design and implement an FR clothing program and comply with OSHA 1910.132 training requirements for PPE.

Along with being a recognized subject matter expert (SME), Derek is also a Qualified Safety Sales Professional (QSSP), Certified Environmental, Health, Safety Professional (IASHEP), Certified Safety Health and Environmental Technician (IASHEP), and recently became a qualified trainer for Low Voltage based on NFPA 70E.

Derek’s recent publications include:
- “Keys to effective FR garment programs,” Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, February 2017
- “How to Navigate the FR Clothing Market,” Incident Prevention Magazine, June 2015
- “Designing an FR Clothing Program for O&G,” ASSE PDC, June 2015
- “Importance of NFPA 2112,” Oil Review Middle East, August 2014
- “The Importance of Specifying NFPA 2112 Certified Garments for Flash Fire Protection,” OH&S, March 2014


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