Arc flash

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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

I’m the safety manager at my company, and I’ve just been assigned to hire someone to do an arc flash hazard analysis. Where do I begin?
I’m the safety manager at my company, and I’ve just been assigned to hire someone to do an arc flash hazard analysis. Where do I begin?
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Arc flash label changes

What does the 2012 edition of the NFPA 70E standard require for arc flash labels?
What does the 2012 edition of the NFPA 70E standard require for arc flash labels?
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Proper arc-rated clothing

I work in a hot environment, and the protective arc-rated clothing required increases discomfort and fatigue. Are there certain choices in arc-rated clothing available that are cooler and more comfortable?
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Layering flame-resistant clothing

When it comes to electric arc flash protection, can “layering” flame-resistant garments be a cost-effective, practical way to clothe workers as they move between tasks with different hazard ratings?
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