If your engineers are working within an environment where they are exposed to the risk of an arc flash, then there are a number of things that an employer can do in order to reduce the frequency, severity, and harmfulness of an electrical explosion.
From safety policies to training posters, there are a number of ways to reduce the exposure to a dangerous event.
We all know just how vital arc flash safety is for those that work in environments where the risk of arc flash is present, but do you know how to read an arc flash warning label properly?
Understanding these labels is critical for keeping safe and selecting the appropriate PPE for the task at hand. Here’s what to look out for:
Part 2 of the Skanwear / MR Power Tech collaboration. This time we dive deeper into the initial phases prior to the Arc Flash Analysis.
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.
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.
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.
If you are investing in arc flashing clothing to wear in the workplace, you want to be sure that you are using it as effectively as possible in order to maximise the benefits of the gear.
Arc clothing can help to keep you warm, protected and comfortable while you are carrying out daily tasks in your job, but it pays to know how to use it well to get the most out of what you buy.
This blog will give tips and ideas that will help you get the most out of your arc clothing.