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Arc Flash Electrical Safety 2020

Formulating a comprehensive arc flash mitigation strategy to improve safety in electrical operations and raise arc flash awareness among workers

21-23 Oct 2020
Hilton Brisbane, Australia

Conference Workshop

Arc Flash Incident Prevention and Preparedness Strategies

IEEE 1584 Updates and Advanced Calculations

Workshop Moderator: Jim Phillips

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Why You Should Attend

Arc Flash Electrical Safety 2020

The Australian sector has always prioritised their worker’s health and wellbeing in the workplace. Arc flash safety has been a big topic in the energy sector but with the 2018 arc flash incident in Yallourn power station, organisations are putting more priority in safe maintenance practices and the maintenance of arc flash protection equipment.

marcus evans Arc Flash Electrical Safety 2020 aims to provide practical ways in improving arc flash safety, standard compliance, and effective arc flash mitigation strategies. Delegates will be able to gain critical insights on updates for 2018 edition of IEEE 1584 and NFPA 70E, guidelines to the safety standards and calculations, effective mitigation methods, safe asset maintenance practices new arc flash technologies, and arc flash prevention in renewable technology.

Don’t miss your chance to hear world-renowned Arc Flash expert, Jim Phillips, Vice Chair of IEEE 1584, talk about how Australia can use the IEEE 1584 changes to strengthen in-house arc flash safety practices. Secure your place at our 5th Annual Arc Flash Electrical Safety now!


Key Topics

  • How to Approach an Arc Flash Hazard Reduction Strategy without a Suitable Australian Standard?
  • Regulator’s Spotlight: Arc Flash Incidents and Regulations in Victoria
  • Water Corporation’s Arc Flash Hazard Assessment of Switchgear Assemblies - Sensitivity Study and Short-Hand Assessment Method
  • Retrofitting Ageing Switchgears with Arc Flash Protection Equipment to Improve Workplace Safety
  • Raising Awareness in the Workforce on Arc Flash Risks and Hazards to Stress on Safety Practices and Prevent Cutting Corners

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    Event Sponsors
    Silver Partner
    NHP Electrical Engineering Products Pty Ltd
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    Knowledge Partner
    Powerplan Engineers Pty Ltd
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    Business Development Partner
    Guardian Safety Pty Ltd
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    Business Development Partner
    Westex by Milliken
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    Business Development Partner
    Elliott Australia Pty Ltd
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    Practical Insights From

    Michael Gibson
    Director – Field Services
    Electrical Safety Office

    Edward Gliwski
    Principal Engineer – Engineering Business Unit - Electrical Standards
    Water Corporation

    Mitchell Pritchard
    Electrical Team Leader
    AGL Macquarie

    Robert Scott
    Substation Engineer

    Vanessa Garbett
    Senior Compliance Officer, High Energy
    Energy Safe Victoria

    James Webster
    WorkSafe Victoria

    Sisira Karunaratne
    Electrical Engineer
    Snowy Hydro

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • Excellent organising skills and good networking opportunity for the participants. Snowy Hydro
    • Very good experience and exposure to what industry is doing around arc flash. Energy Queensland
    • The event is well-organised and had a lot of useful content. Hydro Tasmania
    • A great event that educated the participants into the risks of arc flash and mitigation techniques. Electrical Trades Union
    • A well-organised event. The time structure of the schedule felt right, presentation met with the subject matter with added value. Caltex
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