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Scott King, PMP

Scott King is the Regional Manager for the South Atlantic region of Hallam-ICS in Raleigh, NC. Scott has been with Hallam-ICS for over 30 years. Scott and his team have been conducting power system studies for over 10 years.
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Feb 28, 2019 | Written by Scott King, PMP | Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

Top 5 Ways an Arc Flash Hazard Analysis Saves Lives


As electrical professionals, we hope that others understand the potential dangers of working around or on live electrical equipment. The reality is that most people do not. It only takes one incident to cause a fatal arc flash explosion. However, by receiving appropriate electrical safety training and following proper procedure, this can be avoided.

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Feb 21, 2019 | Written by Scott King, PMP | Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

The 3 Most Important Takeaways from Qualified Electrical Safety Training


In my first blog about Qualified Electrical Safety training, I shared with you why it is so important to get your staff trained.  In my second blog, I presented a few requirements that are needed to become a qualified electrical safety trainer.

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Feb 19, 2019 | Written by Scott King, PMP | Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

3 Requirements to Become a Qualified Electrical Safety Trainer


When I first started conducting arc flash assessments about 12 years ago, it never dawned on me to become a qualified electrical safety trainer.  We had always retained the services of a third-party vendor to provide this service to our customers.

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Feb 14, 2019 | Written by Scott King, PMP | Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

4 Reasons Your Staff Needs Qualified Electrical Safety Training Today!


My team and I have been conducting arc flash assessments all around the United States, Canada and Mexico for over 15 years and it brings us tremendous comfort that our clients are completing this extremely important platform for compliance with OSHA and NFPA 70E and the safety of their employees.

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Feb 12, 2019 | Written by Scott King, PMP | Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

Arc Flash Safety - Finding the information you need


Safety professionals are responsible for developing employee electrical safety programs for their organizations. Often, they learn about arc flash and electrical safety from on-line Google searches that lead to blogs that are typically written by other safety professionals who sell arc flash studies or electrical safety training... and it can get kind of stale.

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Feb 07, 2019 | Written by Scott King, PMP | Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

Can Any Company Perform an Arc Flash Assessment?


I recently received an email from an individual who downloaded a recording of my webinar 3 Ways to Complete an Arc Flash Assessment on a Limited Budget.”  In the email, I was asked the following question:

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Aug 13, 2018 | Written by Scott King, PMP | Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

The 7 Steps to Complete an Arc Flash Analysis


It is important to understand the process and the “behind the scenes” details of an arc flash analysis. My other posts describe the importance of an Arc Flash Analysis: how it saves lives and how to find the right information, In general, the following seven steps are required for the completion of a thorough arc flash analysis:

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Dec 14, 2017 | Written by Scott King, PMP | MEP Engineering

My Favorite MEP Engineering Project In 2017

As the Regional Manager in our Raleigh office, I don’t often break out my electrical engineering design tools.  I say that, because it’s been a while since I actually utilized my past design skills while focusing more on management and operational responsibilities.  As an electrical engineer by trade, most of my career with Hallam-ICS has been spent designing various power and lighting systems for many types of industries such as semiconductor, life sciences, higher education and commercial facilities.  Not so much for healthcare.  Therefore, I had the privilege to get the cob webs out of my brain and actually complete the full electrical design for a high profile hospital renovation project to an intensive care unit (ICU) on the East coast of Virginia this past year.  I was also the Project Manager which is my passion.

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Apr 13, 2017 | Written by Scott King, PMP | Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

Notes From the Field- Unqualified Arc Flash Firms Create Safety & Compliance Issues

Over the past 10 years, my team has conducted hundreds of Arc Flash assessments for a range of clients, including municipalities, K-12 schools, colleges & universities and industrial facilities.  We’ve also walked down numerous facilities and have been surprised by the number of blatant errors made by firms who have completed Arc Flash assessments.

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