The results of an electrical industry study over 10 years with 120,000 workers showed that there are about 125 electrical injuries per year with 77 percent of them arc flash injuries, 21 percent permanent disabilities and 2.4 percent fatalities.
Mount Vernon FR has released three new videos focusing on a range of topics of interest for users, makers and purchasers of FRC. Topics include: Electric arc flash hazards and protection Flash fire hazards and protection Vertically integrated manufacturing/Mount Vernon FR background
Easy-to-use chart reflects new NFPA 70E industry standards
August 11, 2015
You’ve heard it before: personal protective equipment (PPE) is the last line of defense. When you’re standing face-to-face with an electrical fire, or a vaporizing arc flash that can happen in the blink of an eye, your gear is a lifeline. It can make the difference between getting home safe, and being sent home in a wooden box.
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OSHA proposes to update references to include the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard Z87.1-2010, and to change the language in the standards for construction to match the language in both maritime and general industry.
Report focuses on the 2015 NFPA 70E standard and how to stay compliant
February 25, 2015
Brady, a global leader in product and facility identification solutions, today released its newly updated whitepaper: “Improve Safety with Arc Flash Labeling.” This whitepaper explains what needs to be labeled, what should be on the labels and the labeling tools needed to comply with the updated 2015 NFPA 70E arc flash regulation.
A 29-year-old technician at a windmill survived 80% burns caused by a massive electric shock at his workplace in India, in a recovery that took six weeks and 17 surgeries, according to theBangalore Mirror.
A survey conducted by Littelfuse, Inc. reveals that arc flash safety is a priority among plant professionals and that protection technologies such as arc-flash relays are rapidly growing in popularity.