Brian Downie

Group Manager - ERM

As the Group Manager of Electrical Risk Management (ERM), Brian provided overall management for ERM-related projects and staff to ensure customers were provided with complete electrical safety and conservation programs. Some of Brian’s responsibilities included planning, organizing, and staffing projects, ensuring they met customer expectations, visiting jobsites and interacting with key project team members, and reviewing estimates.

Brian is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a B.S. in Business Administration and minor in speech, and holds a Masters license in the State of Wisconsin along with licenses in Michigan. His 25+ years of experience in the electrical field have been focused on service.

ARTICLES BY AUTHOR

Arc Flash: More Than Just a PPE Label

In fall 2017, NFPA 70E released its 2018 code book with changes to key code articles and trends, which continue to…

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January 10, 2018

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Join Us For Our 2018 NFPA 70E Code Workshops

The 2018 version of NFPA 70E has recently been released. With the release of a new code cycle, Faith Technologies’ Electrical…

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June 13, 2016

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NFPA 70E Workshop Recap: Your Energized Electrical Work Questions Answered

On May 24, 2016, Faith Technologies held a NFPA 70E workshop at the Bridgewood Conference Center in Neenah, WI. The turnout…

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December 22, 2015

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NFPA 70E Training: Did You Do Enough?

As you reflect on 2015 and all you accomplished during the last year, it’s the perfect time to also think ahead…

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September 1, 2015

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Faith Technologies To Exhibit At Georgia Safety, Health And Environmental Conference

The month of September is officially here, and that means the Georgia Safety, Health and Environmental Conference is right around the corner! On September 9…

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March 27, 2014

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Best Practices For NFPA 70E PPE Labeling

A detailed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) label is vital to successfully de-energize electrical systems per NFPA 70E and OSHA Sub-Part S…

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July 9, 2013

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Electrical LOTO Vs. Machine Specific LOTO

Detailed PPE labeling is vital to successfully de-energizing systems per NFPA 70, and in turn, an employer’s long term success. In…

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February 12, 2013

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How To De-Energize Systems Safely Per NFPA 70E

One of OSHA’s main objectives in conducting jobsite audits is to prove employees have the skills, training and PPE necessary to…

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December 11, 2012

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What Is The Main Goal Of NFPA 70E Compliance?

When I visit manufacturing sites across the country, I am constantly thinking about the true purpose of NFPA 70E and what…

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September 25, 2012

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NFPA 70E Seminar Debuts In Atlanta

On September 12, Faith Technologies’ Electrical Risk Management (ERM) group hosted its first NFPA 70E seminar in Atlanta, GA. The seminar outlined all the…

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April 25, 2012

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Arc Flash? NFPA 70E?

Employers have a lot to keep on top of in today’s work environment – state or federal OSHA guidelines, insurance and risk carrier…

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October 11, 2011

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Faith Technologies Speaks Toward 2012 NFPA 70E Code Updates

On October 6, Faith Technologies hosted a customer appreciation workshop aimed at discussing key changes to the 2012 NFPA 70E code that was officially released…

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May 10, 2011

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PPE Labels: The Foundation of a Sound NFPA 70E Program

August 2008 marked a dramatic shift in the NFPA 70E code. The 2009 edition eliminated the use of generic warning labels on electrical…

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March 9, 2011

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Evaluating Your NFPA 70E Safety Program Goals

Faith Technologies recently hosted a customer appreciation workshop aimed at supporting our customer’s needs with electrical safety. Since 2002, we have…

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January 11, 2011

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Infrared Electrical Testing

The other week, we had a customer call for service due to an electrical failure issue. When our technician showed up…

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October 26, 2010

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Navigating NFPA 70E: The Standard Code For Electrical Safety In The Workplace

Since roughly 2003, employers across the country started to become more educated about a somewhat confusing electrical safety code, NFPA 70E….

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