January 25, 2023 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Eaton Portland Power Center
26850 SW Kinsman Road Wilsonville
OR 97070

Cost: Professionals – FREE | Associate – $15 (All attendees will receive a $15 gift card for participating in tour! Space is limited!)

About the Event:

Eaton will discuss a unified and comprehensive approach to electrical safety and how it’s is essential to healthcare facilities. This will include a review of relevant codes & standards, such as NFPA 70e, along with various technologies that can be implemented to support resilient operations, protect people and property and avoid costly oversights that could result in downtime or regulatory penalties.

Introduction to Electrical and Arc Flash Safety:

  • Overview of codes and standards applicable to arc flash safety including NFPA 70E and IEEE 1584
  • Overview of what is on an arc flash label and why it is important – arc flash boundary, incident energy, and working distance
  • Overview of personal protective equipment required when working on energized equipment
  • How arc flash studies are completed and how to recognize a quality study report
  • Arc flash mitigation – overview of work practices and equipment solutions to reduce arc flash hazard

Required Gear for Training:

  • Field Boots (mandatory)
  • Field Vest (available onsite if needed)
  • Field Glasses (available onsite if needed)

About the Instructors:

Al Schacher is an Application Engineer at Eaton where he supports electrical design engineers and end-users throughout Oregon. He has 7 years of experience working with Eaton products and solutions. He works every day to inform the design of new and upgraded electrical equipment to ensure his customers’ systems are robust, flexible, code compliant, cost effective, and space efficient. Using Eaton’s broad and ever-expanding product offerings he helps to design the safest possible solutions on the market. Additionally, Al is a licensed Professional Engineer in Oregon, an Oregon Commercial Contractor, and sits on the Oregon Electrical and Elevator Board. He holds a master’s degree in Power Systems from Oregon State University.

Justin Carron currently serves as the Director of Buildings & Campus for Eaton’s Electrical sector. He has over twenty years of experience designing and operating mission critical applications in segments such as healthcare, data centers, universities, and life sciences. Justin leads Eaton’s presence at the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE) and the International District Energy Association (IDEA) to help educate the industry on areas such as safety, reliability, energy management, electrification, and decarbonization. He has authored numerous industry white papers and actively speaks at major industry events and technical conferences. Justin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Rhode Island along with a Global MBA in Finance from the University of Manchester’s Alliance Manchester Business School.

Peter Hogan is Eaton’s Northwest District Sales Director where he is responsible for all sales / commercial activities in the Northwest District. Prior to this role Peter served as Director, Powers Systems Protection and Control for Eaton’s Engineering Services division based Portland, Oregon. In this role, he was responsible for leading a national team in delivering commercial and technical solutions / services to some of Eaton’s most critical customers. Prior to this, Peter has held a variety of roles within Eaton, including District Operations Supervisor and Project Leader / Power Systems Engineer. He has been with Eaton for 15 years. Peter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Gonzaga University and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University.