James R. White, director of training for Shermco Industries has been tapped by the American Wind Energy Association to represent the interests of the wind industry during the consensus approval process of a proposed new standard from the International Safety Equipment Association regarding secondary flame-resistant protective clothing. The ISEA is also seeking recognition of this standard by the American National Standards Institute.
White, a well-known expert in the electrical testing and safety fields, has many years of experience in helping develop and implement industrial safety standards, including NFPA70E “Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace and ASTM Committee F18 on Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers. Shermco is a leader in the development of electrical safety programs and the training of technicians in the wind energy industry.
“As an employer with hundreds of technicians working on and around electrical installations every day, Shermco Industries is always willing to help with safety-related standards development. Helping keep workers safe, whether ours, those of our customers or other electrical workers within the industry, is the primary core principle here at Shermco,” said Ron Widup, CEO.