8 things you need to know about ARC flash

8 things you need to know about ARC flash

FROM WHAT CAUSES ARC FLASH TO HOW YOU CAN PROTECT YOUR TEAMS In modern industry, it’s now a widely acknowledged fact that Arc Flash incidents are a major hazard in the workplace. However, it’s one thing to know that in the abstract, but what does it mean in practice? What is Arc Flash and how can you and protect yourself and your team? WHAT C...
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Global Consistency & Standardisation

Global Consistency & Standardisation

Global Consistency of Image, Compliance & Protection SKANWEAR specialises in helping larger organisations within the energy sector to standardise where possible safety practises.  Achieve consistency of image, compliance and protection with SKANWEAR. Everything is bigger when your organization operates on an international scale—your workfor...
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Electrical Safety Do’s and Don’ts

Electrical Safety Do’s and Don’ts

Most electrical accidents occur because people are working on or near equipment that is either thought to be dead or thought to be live but those involved don’t have the necessary training or equipment to take suitable precautions. Here are our Top 20 Do’s and Don’ts:c DO NOT Re-close any circuit which has been opened by a fault unless the fau...
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What is an Arc Flash Blast?

What is an Arc Flash Blast?

AND WHAT IS ALL THE FUSS IS ABOUT? Arc Flash Blast is a low frequency, high consequence event and is caused when electrical conductors are either unintentionally short between phases or earth. To most people working with electricity, they have never even heard of an arc flash let alone seen one. Yet they can have devastating, life-altering effe...
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Arc Flash - Compliance Check

Arc Flash - Compliance Check

ARE YOU SURE YOUR WORKERS HAVE THE CORRECT PROTECTION?   ASK YOURSELF THESE SIMPLE QUESTIONS: 1) Do you have an electrical safety policy? 2) Does your electrical safety policy include the need for ‘categorised’ Arc Flash protective clothing & PPE to be worn? 3) Does your electrical safety policy specify that only inherent arc flash protecti...
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11 Arc Flash Myths, Facts and Folklore

11 Arc Flash Myths, Facts and Folklore

Electricity is a unique hazard in that under normal circumstances, you can’t see it, hear it or smell it yet if you ignore or forget about it, there can be extremely deadly consequences.  Let’s look at what the top 11 facts that should be known about Arc Flash:  Arc Flash is a low frequency, high consequence event which is caused when the ele...
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