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Blog Author Steve Hudgik

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

NFPA 70E's Clothing Requirements

Today we're turning to Electrical Contracting and Engineering Magazine for an article about protective clothing that debunks myths about the NFPA 70E PPE standards. This article points out that you may be purchasing more protection than is needed... resulting in more costly and heavier protective suits. Overall the article addresses 11 myths about arc flash protective clothing and equipment. They are:

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At 10:32 AM, Blogger Austin said...

It is absolutely vital that you keep up with arc flash safety regulations and be as informed as possible about them if you work in any field that requires you to wear arc flash protective clothing! Those hazard risk categories aren't a suggestion, they're a necessity to keep you from getting hurt or killed.

There are many lightweight and inexpensive options out there that meet the requirements of HRC 1 or HRC 2 wear without being cumbersome, but don't let the bulkiness of any protective gear dissuade you from wearing it entirely!

 

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