“The IAS board recently approved the formation of a new technical committee: The Electrical Safety Committee. This is a time for pride for the IAS technical family, first because this represents the culmination of over 20 years of hard work, and also because it represents the best of we all try to do, “foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity” (IEEE mission statement).”
-Bruno Lequesne, President IAS
Scope: The Electrical Safety Committee is responsible for all matters within the scope of the IAS in which the emphasis or dominant factor specifically relates to occupational hazards of electrical energy. Topics include, but are not limited to: hazard phenomena, inherently safer design, work practices, hazard mitigation and electrical safety management.
Objectives: to advance the state of the art in methods and technologies that contribute toward prevention of occupational electrical incidents and injuries; and to promote and support electrical safety activities in IAS committees, technical activities and IAS chapter activities.
• IAS Electrical Safety Workshop
• ESW Brasil
• Stephen Wilson, Past Chair
Organizing the IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop,
an international forum for changing the electrical safety culture,
is one activity of the IAS Electrical Safety Committee.
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