PPE for Electrical Safety

6 min read When it comes to electrical safety, it is important to take a multi-pronged approach to minimize the risk to people in the area. Personal protection equipment, or PPE, for electrical safety may be seen as the last line of defense, but it is still one of the most important things you can do. Having the right PPE will make it much safer for anyone who works with or around high voltage equipment. Learning about what …

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Understanding Arc Flash PPE Categories

3 min read An arc flash is one of the most dangerous events that can occur in the workplace. It occurs when electricity has a path of reduced resistance outside of the cables or systems where it is intended to be to another location. The electricity ‘jumps’ from the wiring to another object through the air. This generates a massive amount of heat and can also cause serious damage or injury to anything in its path. Arc flashes …

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What is Arc Flash PPE?

2 min read Arc flashes are one of the most dangerous electrical hazards in the workplace. The damage to human health can be severe and permanent, from hearing loss to skin burns, and the sudden occurrence of an arc flash may even result in death. Employers will need to assess their facility for arc flash hazards and implement safety measures accordingly. In addition to engineering and administrative controls, it is important to keep workers safe with personal protective …

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