Mr. Brian Erga founded ESCI in 1990 to provide safety and training courses for electrical utility workers. Since then ESCI has developed a staff of twelve nationally recognized professionals, knowledgeable in electrical safety and training services, safety consulting, safety standards and work methods development.
Mr. Erga is a 1978 graduate of the University of Washington School of Electrical Engineering and has been involved in the Electrical Utility Industry for more than 35 Years. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and the Engineering in the Safety, Maintenance, and Operations of Lines Subcommittee (ESMO).
Mr. Erga is an elected member to NESC-C2 “Work Methods” Committee and is active in the revision of the 2007 NESC. He is also chairman of the ESMO Mechanical Equipment Task Force, chairman of the ESMO Induction Task Force and co-chair of the ESMO Underground Operations and Maintenance Work Group. He is an active member of many IEEE, ESMO, Federal OSHA, ANSI, and ASTM committees, work groups and task forces.
He is considered an industry expert on OSHA 1910.269, OSHA 1926 Subpart V, and testified on their recent revisions. He is a leading expert in all types of personal protective grounding including distribution, transmission, vehicles, underground and substations. Mr. Erga has published a number of papers and articles related to the electric utility industry.
Mr. Erga has spoken at over 1,000 locations across the country and provided expertise in safety and training services, accident investigations, safety consulting, work methods development, and expert witness services.