April 2019 - Newsletter
2019 International Arc Flash Conference
Jim Phillips, P.E, will be travelling from the USA to introduce the Major Changes to the IEEE 1584-2018 Standard, show delegates how to perform arc flash hazard calculations and how the changes affect us in the UK and Europe.

“IEEE 1584 – IEEE Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations” is the “engine” of most arc flash software and is an integral part of arc flash risk assessments.

For over 35 years, Jim has been helping tens of thousands of people around the world understand electrical power system design, analysis and safety. Having taught over 2500 seminars during his career to people from all seven continents, he has developed a reputation for being one of the best trainers and public speakers in the electric power industry.
More About Jim:
  • Vice Chair of IEEE 1584 – IEEE Guide for Performing Arc Flash Hazard Calculations
  • International Chairman – International Electrotechnical Commission IEC TC78 – Live Working
  • Steering Committee – IEEE/NFPA Arc Flash Collaborative Research Project.
  • Liaison Officer between IEEE 1584 and IEC TC78/WG15 Arc Flash Protection Committees.
  • Author of the book: Complete Guide to Arc Flash Hazard Calculation Studies
  • Contributing Editor for Multi Award Winning – Electrical Contractor Magazine
  • Founder of the internationally known website:
  • Associate Director and Principal Advisor of Electrical Safety UK Limited
More details can be found on our website:
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Terex choose ESUK for their Arc Flash Study.
Terex Corporation is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. 

Electrical Safety UK were requested to carry out an Arc Flash Risk Assessment Study at the Terex, Coalville site. We carried out a free of charge, on site pre-assessment to agree the scope of work with Terex and to determine the size of their electrical network.
Read more about the requirements, solution and approach carried out in the full case study here
Job Opportunity
A fantastic Opportunity has arisen at Electrical Safety UK Limited – we have a vacancy open for an Electrical Engineer within our busy Consultancy team. Working and developing yourself within a group of highly experienced engineers to deliver high level quality service to our blue chip client base. You will work across many areas including Electrical System Studies including detailed Arc Flash studies and Reports, Electrical Safety Management and Competency.

Request your free copy of our Arc Flash Booklet, for more information on how to manage your risk.
Training Course Spotlight
City & Guilds
18th Edition

This 3 Day course is primarily aimed at practising electricians with relevant experience and other allied professionals e.g. surveyors, consultants and other trades needing to update and enhance their understanding of the IET Regulations.
Course Content:
BS 7671: Status, application and international integration
Scope, object and fundamental principles
General characteristics
Protection for safety
Selection and erection
Requirements for the inspection, testing and certification of electrical installations
Special installations and locations
Next Course dates: 
21st - 23rd May 2019
Safety Pass Alliance
Core Construction

This course provides fundamental health and safety knowledge for those working in a construction environment. The course aims to:
  • To provide basic information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and the environment.
  • To understand the implications of hazard recognition/risk assessment and effects on individuals and the employer.
  • To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce accidents.
Next Course date: 
29th April 2019

Book Your Training Here
Compliance Director, Andrew Linley, discusses the implications to individual's competency and certifications if the 18th Edition is not up taken - Read more here.

People often underestimate the risks that simple factors play in electrical safety, from missing bolts in panel doors, un-blanked openings, corroded enclosures and ingress of liquids or dust. We explore some of the most common hazards in our blog - Read More here.
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