Eric M. Fell is a Specialist in EH&S Safety at Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison) working on the development, analysis and implementation of safety technology and innovation improvements to reduce injuries and achieve a zero-harm environment. Prior to being a specialist, Eric was a Substation Operations Supervisor providing oversight and execution of operations, maintenance & construction activities within transmission and distribution substations (13kV – 345kV). Beyond his normal duties, Eric is considered a subject matter expert (SME) in Low and Medium Voltage circuit breaker maintenance and troubleshooting at Con Edison. He brings a wealth of knowledge from his experience as a Substation Supervisor at New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG) and as Field Engineer for General Electric Industrial Solutions. Eric holds a Master’s Degree in Renewable Energy & Sustainable Systems from Penn State University and a Bachelor of Science from Roger Williams University.
All of us who work with electricity know how hazardous it can be. During a stint with my previous employer, a co-worker and good friend was electrocuted and killed when he made contact with energized switchgear components. Another co-worker at the company also was seriously injured. Safety is always a part of our job; it’s […]