Jim White, training director for Shermco Industries, will moderate a panel session titled ‘Safety and 70E’ at the PowerTest Electrical Maintenance and Safety Conference held in San Antonio, March 9 - 12.
Hosted by the InterNational Electrical Testing Association, PowerTest 2009 is a conference designed to inform and educate those involved with electrical power system testing and maintenance. As panel chair for the discussion, White will answer questions and provide expertise into regulations covered by this year’s edition of the NFPA 70E. In addition, White will present a 4-hour seminar on the topic titled “Important Changes to the 2009 NFPA 70E” on Wednesday, March 11.
“The 70E is an important part of electrical safety programs for many companies,” said White. “Conference attendees will be able to have their questions answered and receive up-to-date information on changes to the standard that will make a significant difference in the safety of their operations.”
White is the training director for Shermco Industries, a leading provider of rotating apparatus and electrical power system testing, commissioning, repair, maintenance and training. He is the chairman of the 2008 IEEE Industry Applications Society Electrical Safety Workshop and a member of the NFPA 70E committee.
Shermco Industries (shermco.com) is a provider of safe, reliable testing, repair, professional training, maintenance and analysis of rotating machines and electrical power distribution systems and related equipment for the light, medium, and heavy industrial base nationwide. Founded in 1974 in Dallas, the company is comprised of two strategic business units; Apparatus Services Division and an Engineering Services Division. With a corporate location in Irving, Texas, a sales office in Brussels and service centers in Austin and Tulsa, Shermco Industries has over 250 full-time employees and exceeds $50 million in annual revenues. The company is a member in good standing with the American Wind Energy Association, European Wind Energy Association, Electrical Apparatus Service Association and the International Electrical Testing Association.