Tag: OSHA 1910.269
OSHA 1910.269
by , on July 20, 2018
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by , on April 20, 2018
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Question: The OSHA 1910.269 Standard says Fall Protection Equipment have to be FR, is this the same as Arc Rated? Answer: A harness is worn to protect the worker from falls, but it isn’t considered apparel and is not part of the arc rated body protection as specified in OSHA 1910.269(l)(8), “Protection from flames and...
by , on March 19, 2018
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An Ontario worker was electrocuted November 2015 in an accident involving overhead power lines. The two companies involved have been convicted and fined. PGC Services of Gormley, Ontario, and K-Line Maintenance & Construction Limited of Stouffville, Ontario, have been fined in relation to a worker electrocution at a construction project site. The companies’ convictions came down February...
by , on December 7, 2017
ASTM 2522 – 12 (2017): Standard Test Method for Shield on Live Line Tools or Racking Rods This test method is intended for determining the heat attenuation factor (HAF) of a shield material and the effective heat attenuation factor (EHAF) at the location of the worker in a specific test set up. These shields are...
by , on November 10, 2017
Three utilities provided gloves, sleeves, shirts and funding to complete an arc flash testing to evaluate the use of Rubber Insulating Sleeves with arc-rated short-sleeved shirts. The link to ArcWear’s published report is below. ArcWear takes on important non-commercial studies for the cost of testing if a paper may be published on the results to...