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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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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Burning Questions
Hugh Hoagland

Where is Footwear Referenced in NFPA 70E?

Q:  What article in 70E states information on EH and DI footwear? I attended a training on 70E. I understand that 70E recommends EH footwear for dry conditions and DI…

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