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These resources were developed or identified by the Electrical Safety Committee as having current value or historical significance in advancing the mission of the Committee.

Video – “Behind the Scenes in OSHA Electrical Safety Regulations: A Conversation with David Wallis”

“A Conversation with David Wallis” was recorded July 24, 2014, on his last day as Director of Engineering Standards for U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Mr. Wallis reflects on past, present and future efforts to prevent occupational electrical injuries and fatalities. His career with OSHA spanned 41 years and his responsibilities included developing all OSHA regulations related to occupational electrical safety.

The interview was conducted on behalf of the IEEE Industry Applications Society Electrical Safety Committee.

Click here to view the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YDODHaFWeU&feature=youtu.be

  • Interview created and organized by Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer, Lanny Floyd and David Pace.
  • Videography by David Pace
  • Video editing by Benjamin Schellpfeffer

 

Video – “An Interview with David Wallis, Keynote Presentation at 2004 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop”

The interview with David Wallis was recorded for use as the keynote presentation for the 2004 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop held in Oakland California. At the time Mr. Wallis was Director of Engineering Standards for U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration. His responsibilities included developing all OSHA regulations related to occupational electrical safety.

The interview was conducted on behalf of the IEEE Industry Applications Society Electrical Safety Committee.

Click here to view the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9j99zqn9S4&feature=youtu.be

The interview was organized by David Pace, Lanny Floyd and Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer. Video editing was by Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer.

 

Historical Document – Electrical Hotwork Safety Program (1987)

In 1987, Bruce McClung and John Gallagher self-published “Electrical Hotwork Safety Program”. The book documented leading-edge concepts in electrical safety work practices and influenced an expansion of the safe work practices content of the 1988 and 1995 revisions to NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace and the 1998 publication of IEEE Standard 902, Guide to Maintenance, Operation and Safety of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (IEEE Yellow Book)

 

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