by , on December 31, 2014

The previous version of the Australian/New Zealand electrical safety standard allowed for use of simple cotton clothing in many arc flash situations.  The new NENS 09 released last month no no longer allows use of non-AR clothing.  This is a great improvement to worker safety and this standard influences the Oceana/Pacific regions.  For purchase online now at SAI Global.

Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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