Tools & Policies To Mitigate Against Risk

Tools & Policies To Mitigate Against Risk

Tool and Policies

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.

How to read Arc Flash Warning Labels

How to read Arc Flash Warning Labels

Arc Flash Labels

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:

The Arc Flash Analysis process Step by Step #2

The Arc Flash Analysis process Step by Step #2

Arc Flash Safety

Part 2 of the Skanwear / MR Power Tech collaboration. This time we dive deeper into the initial phases prior to the Arc Flash Analysis. 

Arc Flash Analysis: Step by Step Guide to complete Arc Flash Analysis #1

Arc Flash Analysis: Step by Step Guide to complete Arc Flash Analysis #1

Arc Flash Analysis
In order to properly identify and Calculate Arc Flash Incident Energy we have defined 16 keys steps which need to be completed and what the overall process should look like, and how to keep the model up to date.
What is an Arc Flash

What is an Arc Flash

Arc Flash PPE
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?
How to choose Arc Flash PPE

How to choose Arc Flash PPE

Arc Flash Clothing
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.
How to perform an Arc Flash Risk Assessment

How to perform an Arc Flash Risk Assessment

Arc Flash Risk Assessments

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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9 ways to keep your PPE garments in top condition

Arc Flash Clothing
PPE that isn’t properly stored, cleaned, and maintained can become worn or damaged, increasing your chances of being vulnerable to a risk. Follow these tips to reduce that risk:
Arc Flash Testing

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Categories explained

Arc Flash Training

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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How to get the most out of your Arc Flash clothing

Arc Flash Clothing

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.

Electrical Safety Do’s and Don’ts

Electrical Safety Do’s and Don’ts

Arc Flash Safety
Our Top 20 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.