Littelfuse to Host Free Webcast on Arc-Flash Safety

Webcast topics will include arc-flash mitigation, assessments, and IEEE 1584-2018 updates

CHICAGO, May 9, 2019 — Littelfuse, Inc., a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection and power control, invites plant engineers, facility managers, and maintenance professionals to join our special electrical safety month webcast. Learn about arc-flash mitigation, assessment importance, and IEEE 1584-2018 updates. Littelfuse will also share key findings from their recent survey about whether workers feel arc-flash mitigation is a priority in their workplace, how many have completed an assessment and identified dangerous calorie levels, and more. The webcast will take place on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Time.

Attendees will learn:

  • The importance of arc-flash assessments in their facility
  • New updates to the IEEE 1584-2018 guideline
  • What arc-flash mitigation solutions provide the best return on investment

The webcast is free, and attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions in a live Q&A session after the presentation. To sign up, visit the Littelfuse arc-flash webcast registration page

About the Presenters

Ryan K. Downey, PE, is the Principal Electrical Engineer for AVO Training Institute ( His experience includes electrical, controls, and instrumentation design of substations and power distribution systems; power system analysis including short-circuit analysis, protective device coordination, arc flash hazard/incident energy assessments, and harmonics analysis; grounding and lightning protection systems; and electrical energy audits. He is an active member of the IEEE 1584 Working Group – Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations, and IEEE 1814 Working Group – Recommended Practice for Electrical System Design Techniques to Improve Electrical Safety.

Richard Dale is an associate product manager with the Littelfuse Industrial Business Unit. He has five years of experience in the electrical industry and received a B.S. in electrical engineering and mathematics and an M.S. in electrical engineering, both from Southern Methodist University. Richard is an active member of IEEE and the Theta Tau professional engineering fraternity.

Dave Scheuerman is the technical training manager with the Littelfuse Industrial Business Unit. He manages Littelfuse University, as well as all aspects of customer, distributor and sales training. Dave holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Purdue University, and has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of sales and marketing roles at Littelfuse. He is also a member of IEEE, NFPA and IAEI.

For More Information
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About Littelfuse
Littelfuse (NASDAQ: LFUS) is a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection, power control and sensing. Sold in over 150 countries, our products are found in automotive and commercial vehicles, industrial applications, data and telecommunications, medical devices, consumer electronics and appliances. Our 12,000 worldwide associates partner with customers to design, manufacture and deliver innovative, high-quality solutions, for a safer, greener and increasingly connected world - everywhere, every day. Learn more at

About AVO Training Institute
A Megger® subsidiary, AVO celebrates its 50th year of keeping people safe from electrical hazards. From equipment application and maintenance procedures to safe work practices, arc flash hazard analysis and engineering services; AVO is the complete one-stop electrical safety learning center. In addition to classroom lecture our difference is our hands-on approach to training. Courses are available at campuses nationwide or on-site. Visit for more information.