Jim Phillips is actively involved with developing many national and international standards including:

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  • International Chairman – IEC TC78 – Live Working including Arc Flash Protection
  • Vice Chair – IEEE 1584 – IEEE Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculation
  • Vice-Chairman – IEEE 1584.1 Guide for the Specification of Scope and Deliverable Requirements for an Arc-Flash Hazard Calculation Study in Accordance with IEEE 1584 and IEC Working Group 15 for
  • ASTM F18 Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers
  • Liaison Officer for IEEE 1584 and IEC TC 78 Live Working and Working Group 15 Protective Equipment
  • IEC 61482-1-1 Determination of the Arc Rating of Clothing Materials and Evaluation of Protective Clothing Performance Using a Symmetrical Arc
  • IEC 61482-1-2 Determination of Arc Protection Class of Material and Clothing by Using a Constrained and Directed Arc (box test)
  • IEC 901: IEC Technical Report for Correlating the Results of Arc Test Methods to Electrotechnical Applications in Order to Select the Proper Electric arc Protective Equipment