Items Tagged with 'Arc flash'

ARTICLES

Incident energy analysis

Can I use the personal protective equipment tables in NFPA 70E, or should I have an incident energy analysis performed?
Can I use the personal protective equipment tables in NFPA 70E, or should I have an incident energy analysis performed?
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Employing high-resistance grounding technology

In the recent edition of NFPA 70E, high-resistance grounding is recognized as an arc flash reduction technology. In what way does employing HRG technology address the concern regarding arc flash?
In the recent edition of NFPA 70E, high-resistance grounding is recognized as an arc flash reduction technology. In what way does employing HRG technology address the concern regarding arc flash?
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Providing training on NFPA 70E

As an employer am I legally obligated to provide NFPA 70E training and, if so, are there specific documentation requirements for the training?
As an employer am I legally obligated to provide NFPA 70E training and, if so, are there specific documentation requirements for the training?
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Arc flash boundary

The 2015 edition of the National Fire Protection Association 70E standard presents two methods for selecting the correct personal protective equipment when working inside the arc flash boundary. How do I determine what method to use?
The 2015 edition of the National Fire Protection Association 70E standard presents two methods for selecting the correct personal protective equipment when working inside the arc flash boundary. How do I determine what method to use?
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ELECTRICAL SAFETY

Avoiding arc flash

Electrical events can severely injure – or kill – workers
NIOSH estimates that five to 10 arc flash incidents occur every day – each with the potential to cause serious injury or death. The National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 70E standard provides guidance on arc flash safety, and its newest edition aims for further clarity while focusing on risk assessment.
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Arc flash kit

The CU-ARC-5 Arc Flash Kit features a center weight positioning visor bracket that balances and distributes the weight of the shield evenly for extreme thermal energy conditions.
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Online electrical safety training

Danatec’s Electrical Safety Training System NFPA 70E Online Training focuses on workplace electrical safety and the application of industry-accepted best practice consensus-based standards to effectively manage arc flash and electrical shock hazards.
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