Category: Risk Assessment
Risk Assessment
by , on January 9, 2019
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NFPA 70E-2018 says no PPE is required under normal operating condition (if all conditions are met). Connect with electrical industry leaders by participating in this important and relevant discussion coming soon. This webinar if FREE. When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 Time: 2 pm (ET), 1 pm (CT), 11 am (PT) Speakers: Hugh Hoagland and Zarheer Jooma Register today!...
by , on January 3, 2019
New IEEE 1584™ -2018 wording: “Possible but less likely” The IEEE standard 1584™ – 2002 Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations stated, “Equipment below 240 V need not be considered unless it involves at least one 125 kVA or larger low impedance transformer in its immediate power supply.” The recently published IEEE standard 1584™ –...
by , on November 27, 2018
All right, time to peel back the veil of mystery of an arc flash study a bit. No, there are NO blood sacrifices, Ouija boards, or magic eight balls involved in determining the cost of an arc flash study. There are, however, many factors that do play a role in determining the cost. These factors...
by , on October 15, 2018
The dangers of a potential arc flash or arc blast occurring during a fire make the job of fire fighting that much more hazardous. Put that situation in an underground vault or a commercial building with 3-phase power, and the dangers increase. Some stations may have plans already established that include emergency response in underground...
by , on March 27, 2018
three workers discussing job planning in manufacturing facility
Five elements that will launch electrical safety hazard reduction in your company are featured in a recent article in Facility Safety Management. It is possible to accomplish these in a relatively short amount of time. Determining qualifications of the electrical worker Providing appropriate electrical safety training Incorporating an electrical safety program Following a job planning process...