Arc Flash University is back for 2009
Following last year's extraordinary response to the introductory year of Arc Flash University, a new series of classes on how to prevent one of the plant floor's deadliest incidents is back. Sponsored by GE, a series of four new Arc Flash University Webcasts will begin Thursday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. CST.
Following last year's extraordinary response to the introductory year of Arc Flash University, a new series of classes on how to prevent one of the plant floor's deadliest incidents is back.
Sponsored by GE, a series of four new Arc Flash University Webcasts will begin Thursday, Feb. 26 at 1 p.m. CST. The first of this year's Arc Flash University classes looks at the human and economic costs behind Arc Flash prevention, and how can you use that information to help achieve compliance with regulations in your organization.
Arc Flash is an acknowledged plant hazard, yet each year it causes injury and death, costing companies valuable human and financial resources. The issue was cited by many Plant Engineering users in print and online as major, and it prompted the creation of the first Arc Flash University series.
Arc Flash University registrants who attend three of the four Webcasts will receive CEU credit, and can qualify to receive Arc Flash University merchandise.
Registration is now open for the 2009 Arc Flash University series at www.plantengineering.com .
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