Burning Questions
John Mason

Is An Arc Flash Study Necessary?

Is an arc flash study necessary or not? There are several key areas as to why arc flash hazards must be identified at a facility. Arc Flash Study Requirements According…

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Burning Questions
Hugh Hoagland

Check the Faceshield in Your ASTM F2178 Arc Flash Hood

Question on PPE We recently became aware of a worksite which was auditing a contractor's PPE for compliance to NFPA 70E and OSHA 1910 standards. A contractor was using the…

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Burning Questions
Doug Black

Is Changing Light Bulbs Electrical Work?

Is changing light bulbs considered electrical work per NFPA 70E? Is it necessary to de-energize and LOTO?  I would think, with the new focus in NFPA on hierarchy of risk…

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Burning Questions
Hugh Hoagland

Have Leather Coats for Workers Been Arc-rated?

Have leather coats been tested for arc flash (we use them for our battery rooms)? Some of our workers perform work on batteries with sulfuric acid as an electrolyte. How…

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