Electrical Fires: Reduce Your Risks

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Learn 3 Key Ways to Mitigate Electrical Risks

Electrical distribution and equipment are the leading causes of fires in industrial properties, according to the NFPA. In fact, they account for one-quarter of all industrial fires.

Electrical hazards lead to property damage, business interruption, and worker injuries. Mitigating electrical risks and getting compliant with NFPA 70 standards is essential.

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Watch the Webinar to Learn

  • How Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing (Daimler Truck) mitigates electric hazard risks
  • Fire risks that may be lurking in your electrical systems
  • Dangers of allowing electrical risks to go unchecked
  • How short-circuit studies, coordination studies, and arc flash risk assessments minimize accidents and downtime

About the Speakers

Wayanda Parkes, Vice President of Arc Flash Services at TÜV SÜD Global Risk ConsultantsWayanda Parkes
Vice President of Arc Flash Services at TÜV SÜD Global Risk Consultants

Wayanda “Way” Parkes oversees the design, implementation and monitoring of all arc flash-related activities. As a lead electrical engineer, Mr. Parkes has designed low and medium-voltage generator and distribution systems, as well as technical experience in short circuit coordination, power/lighting/fire alarm designs, testing and commissioning of electrical systems, and energy analysis. Mr. Parkes holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of the West Indies, as well as a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Jason Wells, Safety Environmental Engineer at Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing/Daimler TruckJason Wells
Safety Environmental Engineer at Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing/Daimler Truck

Jason has been in the safety field for over 10 years. He has been focused on overall compliance as well as continual improvement of processes to advance safety in the workplace. He has worked with TÜV SÜD Global Risk Consultants to reduce his company’s electric hazard risks.




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