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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Personal Protective Grounding for Worker Safety

Personal Protective Grounding for Electrical Safety

In an industrial setting, personal protective grounding is something that can be easily overlooked. It is also something that is widely misunderstood.

In fact, in most places temporary protective ground cables are not even thought of as PPE, but that is exactly what they are! Notice the title refers to personal protective grounding, well you are the person and it’s for that very reason you need to understand these next few concepts.
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Can rubber insulating gloves protect you from Arc Flash?

Can rubber insulating gloves protect you from Arc Flash?

This weeks topic, Do electrician’s rubber insulating gloves offer any protection from Arc Flash? Interestingly enough, even though you probably won’t find a label on the glove that says so, rubber insulating gloves used in conjunction with leather protectors do offer sufficient protection from arc flash burns.
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