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All about electrical risk assessments

What is the difference between an electrical risk assessment, a shock assessment and an arc flash assessment?
What is the difference between an electrical risk assessment, a shock assessment and an arc flash assessment?
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SAM and hazardous energy

Spot the hazard, assess the risk, make the change – these are common risk mitigation practices for employees working in and around the manufacturing production process. But what about the energy that can’t be seen?
Spot the hazard, assess the risk, make the change – these are common risk mitigation practices for employees working in and around the manufacturing production process. But what about the energy that can’t be seen?
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Laundering hi-vis AR/FR garments

How many launderings are high-visibility arc-rated/flame-resistant garments good for before they’re either no longer FR or too faded to meet ANSI standards?
How many launderings are high-visibility arc-rated/flame-resistant garments good for before they’re either no longer FR or too faded to meet ANSI standards?
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Electrical safety

How often should we review our arc flash study? Do older buildings have a grandfather clause? With the changes in IEEE 1584, do we have any liability if we don’t recalculate because some areas will have higher energy levels now?
How often should we review our arc flash study? Do older buildings have a grandfather clause? With the changes in IEEE 1584, do we have any liability if we don’t recalculate because some areas will have higher energy levels now?
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Overlooked FR issues

Arc-rated/flame-resistant garments must be worn correctly to achieve maximum protection. What are some considerations that are often overlooked?
Arc-rated/flame-resistant garments must be worn correctly to achieve maximum protection. What are some considerations that are often overlooked?
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Electrical safety

What recent innovations have the potential to protect workers from electrical injuries?
What recent innovations have the potential to protect workers from electrical injuries?
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