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ARC FLASH DISCUSSION HIGHLIGHTS ELECTRICAL GROUP MEETING

Toronto, ON -- Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) and the Electrical Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada (EEMAC) recently hosted a joint Industrial Speaker Session on the topic of arc flash.


November 1, 2008
By MRO Magazine

Toronto, ON — Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) and the Electrical Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada (EEMAC) recently hosted a joint Industrial Speaker Session on the topic of arc flash.

Guests were treated to a presentation by Bill Giffen, an arc flash survivor, who described how his unfortunate encounter with an arc flash caused him a near-life threatening experience. Giffen shared with the audience the most intimate details of his accident, and his subsequent painful recovery.

His presentation was complemented by a presentation by Dr. Mary Capelli- Schellpfeffer, MD, MPA, one of North America’s leading experts in the field of ‘uncontrolled, unintentional energy release during operation, maintenance and construction work’.

For more information on the EFC’s Industrial Speaker Sessions, visit www.electrofed.com.To read more about arc flash safety, see page 26.

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