Electrical Incident Investigation Webinar

This webinar was delivered on the 30th November 2021 and is a quick presentation on issues around electric incident investigation followed by a Q&A session. Topics covered include:

– Legal issues associated with an incident investigation.
– The investigation process and traps for the inexperienced. 
– Tools that assist with investigations.
– Industry misconceptions.

Presenter: Chris Halliday

Chris is the leading trainer of electric shock investigations in Australia and he has trained thousands. He has over 40 years in the electrical industry, specialising in electric incident/shock investigation training, electrical safety and power quality strategy. He started his own business, PowerLogic, in 2005.

Chris has spoken at numerous conferences including those for the EESA, MESA, ICHQP, E21C, Electrical Supply Industry Field Days, NSW Mines Electrical Engineering Safety Seminars, and the QLD Department of Natural Resources and Mining Engineers Meetings on topics such as power quality strategy, network monitoring, test instrument usage, electric shock investigations and electrical safety.

Chris has written articles for Industrial Electrix, Transmission and Distribution, Pace – Process and Control Engineering and Electrical Connection magazine on topics associated with electric incident/shock investigations, electrical safety including arc flash, power quality, etc.

He is a member of The Electric Energy Society of Australia (EESA) and Institute of Electrical Inspectors. He was previously been actively involved on committees including EESA, NENS and Qld Working Groups on vegetation clearing near powerlines and the ENA Reliability and Power Quality Working Group (a founding member).

His qualifications include a Masters in Electrical Power Engineering, Graduate Diploma in Management, Advanced Diploma in OH&S, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Advanced Certificate in Industrial Electronics, etc. He is also a licensed Qualified Supervisor – Electrician in NSW having completed an electrical trade before moving into electrical engineering. Chris is passionate about improving safety and the level of safety education in the electrical industry.

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