Victor Arcair “boot” design withstands the routine abuse found in shop and field applications
July 8, 2014
Victor TechnologiesTM has announced it has introduced an improved Victor®Arcair® “boot” design that encapsulates the electrical connection between the torch and weld cable and eliminates the chance of accidental arcing.
It's a reasonable question. If you don't know what it is, how can you know if you need it or not? Arc flash testing is the process of determining the arc rating for materials and equipment to be used in electrical hazardous environments. Arc ratings are important in assisting companies and manufacturers in staying compliant with OSHA regulations and in keeping their workforce safe in a potential arc flash situation.
Q. With the new head protection requirement according to the changes in OSHA standard 1910.269 and 1926.960, I am curious to know what qualifies as adequate protection in an arc hazard situation. Would a balaclava/goggle be considered adequate protection as an arc flash hood?
To protect employees from workplace cut hazards, Stihl selects world's first safety glove to meet the requirements of EN 388 cut level 3 in 18 gauge thinness; this innovation is made possible by new advanced fiber technology that delivers the highest ever cut-resistance for industrial safety gloves combined with high comfort and maximum dexterity.
From arc flash, respiratory, foot, hand and fall protection to gas detectors, training courses and more, attendees at Safety 2014 had a chance to check out cutting edge safety products at ISHN's booth in Orlando's Orange County Convention Center and vote on their favorites. The votes have been counted and the winners have been determined.