How to choose Arc Flash PPE

How to choose Arc Flash PPE

Once you’ve determined whether or not you will be faced with an Arc Flash Hazard, you’ve carefully reviewed all the steps of the job, you have your tools required, and have selected any necessary equipment to get the job done, then it’s time to choose your Arc Flash Personal Protective Equipment (Arc Flash PPE).

But what do you need to consider before you pick it out? Well, we have chosen 3 key concepts to look at before you don the “space suit” and march out for lift-off.
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STRATA® ARC Hi-Viz Overall

How do Flame-Resistant Garments work?

Flame resistant garments are a necessity for any employee who may be at risk of coming into contact with electric arc events, flash fires or combustible dust explosions to protect the skin against burns and minimise the risk of injury.

Burns are a common health & safety issue in some workplaces, especially those that work with naked flames, chemicals and high temperatures.

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Eye and Head Protection

The different type of eye and face protection you can wear

If you work as an Electrical Engineer, you’ll know just how important protective clothing is to help you fulfil your job role effectively and remain safe while you are doing it. Unfortunately, eye and face protection are both too often overlooked.

When working in any environment where arc flash is a potential risk, choosing the right eyewear to reduce the risk of injury is imperative.

Read on for our suggestions about the best types of eyewear that you can choose.

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