by , on July 13, 2017
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Q: Is there a difference between electric arc and arc flash? I have been referring to them as the same thing, using both terms to describe the same thing. Is this wrong? Can you advise on your view? A: The terms “electric arc” and “arc flash” are interchangeable. Arc flash describes the event from an...
by , on June 5, 2017
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In 2006, OSHA responded to questions on several topics. Some of these questions still come up. The first question and response on marking of electrical equipment for arc flash hazards, are copied below. To read the answers to other questions, concerning FR clothing requirements for electrical installations covered by Subpart S and General Duty Clause violations,...
by , on May 30, 2017
When it comes to electrical installations, perhaps one of the most violated sections of the National Electrical Code has been and continues to be proper torquing of electrical connections. In training across the United States, and even abroad, I have found that this failure to follow manufacturer’s torque specifications has proven to be the source...
by , on May 2, 2017
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New Video e-Hazard has produced a video, Task Qualified Switch Operations, to help you train your non-electrical employees who operate switches or circuit breakers. Whether you are one of our Train the Trainer graduates and need supplemental support, or you’ve attended one of our open classes and are on a strict timetable to train your employees...
by , on April 14, 2017
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What is your reaction when you hear that your electrical department at your plant is going to be audited? If your stomach immediately churns or the tension in your neck precipitates a headache, you’re not alone. I’m not going to pretend that an audit is not a stressful time for employees and supervisors. Following are some...
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