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What is Arc Flash Training

What is Arc Flash Training

Arc flash training is made up of all the practical skills and knowledge one would need to navigate safely through various workplace electrical hazards. Topics could range from a 120 volt lighting circuit, to a 2300 volt starter, all the way to a 138 kilovolt transmission line.
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What is an Arc Flash

What is an Arc Flash

When working on or near electrical equipment you need to become familiar with the hazards associated with that particular work. You may already have a good understanding of shock hazard but what about arc flash?
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How to perform an Arc Flash Risk Assessment

How to perform an Arc Flash Risk Assessment

An Arc Flash Risk Assessment is the overall process that identifies hazards, estimates the potential severity of injury or damage to health, estimates the likelihood of occurrence of injury or damage to health, and determines if protective measures are required.

The 4 main steps to consider when performing an Arc Flash Risk Assessment.

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Arc Flash Testing

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Categories explained

The Personal Protective Equipment Regulation is a European one but it is one of the most stringent enforcement regulation relating to PPE in the world which is why the level of European PPE compliance is typically very high, especially relating to the Category 3 (Complex) which Arc Flash Protective Clothing is in. 

This blog will explain the purpose, scope and timescale of the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation. 

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