Safety

Chair: Ilan Balasubramanian   Vice Chair: Shahid Jamil   Secretary: Jim White

The subcommittee was chartered in 1991 and has served to accelerate the dispersion of information and knowledge impacting electrical safety in the petroleum and chemical industry.

 Subcommittee Activities

  • Organizing the Safety General Session PCIC Conferences
  • Was the organizing sponsor of the Electrical Safety Workshop
  • Co-sponsoring an Electrical Safety Tutorial at the 1993 PCIC Conference
  • Promoting awareness and participation in National Electrical Safety Month
  • Supporting the National Electrical Safety Foundation
  • Compilation of Electrical Safety Material Resources for the membership
  • Promoting the sharing of case histories of electrical-related incidents
  • Providing updates of regulations and standards – NFPA, OSHA, IEEE, API, etc.
  • Providing “take away”, useful information in the Subcommittee Meeting agenda

Recent Papers / Presentations

  • 2010 Arc Flash Hazards with Electric Fire Pump Installations
  • Mitigating Electric Shock and Arc Flash Energy – A Total System Approach for Personnel and Equipment Protection
  • 2009 NFPA 70E Changes
  • Test Before Touch – Easier Said Than Done – Presented at the 2006 IEEE PCIC Conference in Philadelphia by Ken Crawford (Dupont), Kent Haggerty (Dupont)
  • Improving Safety – Presentation Presented at the 2006 IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop

Subcommittee Reports