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Blog Author Steve Hudgik

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Arc Flash PPE Selection

The following question was asked by a reader of Products Finishing Masgazine:

"I’ve been hearing a lot about arc flash protection lately, but I’m not sure if it applies to our operation and, if so, what the requirements are for providing personal protective equipment under this standard. I know it has something to do with our electrical power supply and equipment. Can you help clarify? S.V."

There are many industries in which people are just becoming familiar with the dangers of arc flash and the requirements of NFPA 70E. The response from Stephen R. Schulte provides a four step approach to becoming compliant with NFPA 70E.

Read the complete article here.

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At 9:19 AM, Anonymous Arc Flash PPE Guy said...

This is a neat 4 step strategy to help ensure you're following the latest legal requirements, I'm all for it! To summarise:

Step 1 – Electrical Equipment Inventory
Step 2 – Determine Hazard/Risk Category
Step 3 – PPE Requirements
Step 4 – Electrical Equipment Inventory, Labeling and PPE


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