Burning Questions
Hugh Hoagland

How Old is TOO Old for Arc Flash PPE?

Question: Is there an ASTM F1506 revision before which I should not use the PPE any longer?   I have been collecting up PPE that is no longer being used by…

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AirLite™ by Enespro PPE: A Review

Just got the new Enespro AirLiteTM 40 cal/cm² Arc Flash Kit with the OptiShieldTM Vented Lift-Front Hood and the brand-new rear fan on the back. This is one of the…

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Burning Questions
Zarheer Jooma

No Arc Flash Study? What is a Contractor to Do?

Q: In the absence of an arc flash study, what PPE and boundaries should we advise our contract electricians to follow? A: As per NFPA 70E, having an arc flash…

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Safety Training Does Not Guarantee Safety
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Training
Ken Sellars

Safety Training Does Not Guarantee Safety

Not all electrical safety training programs are equal. As with many things in life, input determines (or, at the very least, predicts) output. Regarding safety training, the content of the…

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