Be aware. Be prepared. Be proactive. NFPA 2018 updates of the 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace), have a new philosophy for reducing arc flash risk: prevention. Up until now, the standard has typically focused on managing risk, but an emphasis has now been placed on also outlining proactive strategies to avoid arc flash incidents all together. Today, we’re exploring some of the key changes to the manual to help spread the word.
Join the conversation on how manufacturers across the industrial sector are surviving – and thriving – amidst a weak labor market. Industry, by definition, is taking action. What strategic moves can we make to keep American manufacturing alive and well in today’s labor market?
In today’s world of advancing technology, ISG Electrical + Communications Designer Eric Rothwell takes pride in devising innovative electrical solutions that help place partners at the forefront of their industries. From helping facility owners maintain balanced power systems to integrating visual displays, remote connections, and video conferencing capabilities, Eric’s designs continue to shape the interconnectivity of the places where we live, work, play, and learn.
Back to school season often begins with educators, administrators, and staff prepping their schools for the incoming classes – rearranging desks, organizing supplies, lesson planning, and hosting orientations. And while educators certainly carry the load in ensuring school districts run smoothly, architecture and interior design makes the grade when it comes to supporting learning styles and maximizing engagement in schools. Get your pencils out to take notes on how 21st century design maximizes engagement in PreK-12 education.
Dedicated, responsible, and resourceful, Associate Principal and IDNR Certified Operator Tom Grafft uses his keen eye for detail to manage numerous water and wastewater treatment facility projects. Whether renovating his home with his wife, mentoring coworkers, or becoming deeply involved in his work, Tom seeks opportunities for improvement in himself and his projects, and constantly strives for more effective solutions. Let’s hear from Tom.
A giant Harry Potter fan, Designer Sam Dengerud has a little magic up her sleeve too, at least when it comes to providing clients with solutions to create beautiful, functional spaces. Of course it’s not quite as easy as waving a wand. Let's learn more about the strategies that power Sam’s creative mind, what’s on the horizon for interior design, and just for fun, what famous person she’d like to sit down with for a bite to eat.
With a passion for nature and wildlife, serving as an Environmental Scientist at ISG is the ideal career for Eva Douma. ISG’s Environmental Group collaborates with clients and designers to develop solutions that ensure a successful site plan while fostering responsible land usage. And as a bonus, the work provides plenty of opportunities for Eva to explore the great outdoors when collecting field data! Let’s learn more about Eva.
With a special focus in water quality, Civil Engineer Mark Origer PE crafts designs that positively impact people and the environment. An avid problem solver, Mark collaborates with multiple disciplines across ISG, building off of years of technical fieldwork in water resources management. Mark’s love for the water is reflected in his personal and professional life, whether he is volunteering with the Adaptive Water Ski Program or identifying best management practices for clients. Let’s get to know Mark.