Oct 12, 2009 - STILLWATER, Okla. - Mike Moore, sales manager for the Engineering Services Division of Shermco Industries, will present a session titled “Electrical Training for the Qualified Electrical Worker” at the Meridian Technology Center in Stillwater, Okla. Oct. 22.

Hosted by the Oklahoma Predictive Maintenance Users Group, the training will benefit electricians, HVAC and field service technicians, and others who perform energized electrical work in industrial or commercial facilities. Using a combination of lecture and hands-on lab sessions, the training course will consist of practical and intensive instruction designed to meet the mandated OSHA safety training requirements.

Safety topics which will be covered include:

• Hazards of Electricity
• 2009 NFPA 70E (Articles 110 through 130)
• Hazard and PPE Assessments
• HotWork Permits and Safety
• Electrical One-Line Diagrams

“The course will focus on practical applications of OSHA regulations, rather than just explaining them,” said Moore. “Topics will be taught from the standpoint of field experience so that attendees can identify potentially hazardous situations on the job and gain the skills needed to strengthen safe work practices.”

The course will cost $535 for OPMUG members living in Oklahoma and $635 for out-of-state members. For more information and course schedule, visit www.opmug.net/training

Shermco Industries 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; Machine Services Division and an Engineering Services Division. With a corporate location in Irving, Texas, a sales office in Brussels and service centers in Austin, Tulsa and Sweetwater, Shermco Industries has over 250 full-time employees and exceeds $65 million in annual revenues. The company is a member in good standing with the American Wind Energy Association, European Wind Energy Association, Global Wind Energy Council, Electrical Apparatus Service Association and the International Electrical Testing Association. For more information about Shermco Industries, visit their Web site at www.shermco.com

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