In the event of a fall, you want the fall arrest harness to arrest the harness as well as you. You do not want a situation where the harness stops and you keep on moving through the harness causing impact to the body.
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.