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Brady releases new arc flash whitepaper

Report focuses on the 2015 NFPA 70E standard and how to stay compliant

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.


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Arc rated vs flame resistant: Understand the difference

Similar but different - How to tell the difference Between Arc Rated (AR), Flash Fire Rated (FFR) and Flame Resistant (FR). In 2012, NFPA 70E changed the terminology referencing personal protective equipment (PPE); what was formerly referred to as FR (flame resistant) clothing is to be called Arc Rated or AR, according to the standard change.


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Conducting an arc flash hazard analysis

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The Nine Steps of Arc Flash Hazard Analysis: Section 4 of IEEE 1584-2002, Guide for Arc Flash Hazard Calculations, states that the results of the arc flash hazard analysis are used to "identify the flash-protection boundary and the incident energy at assigned working distances throughout any position or level in the overall electrical system."


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Do your employees know their arc flash facts?

OSHA offers safety training pretest to bring them up to speed

A test available from OSHA to be completed by employees prior to training can be a valuable aid to ensuring that workers understand arc flash hazards – and the elements and procedures that affect the likelihood of an arc flash occurring.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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The Safety Selfie: It’s time to take a “snap shot” of your safety program and contemplate what others see

We all know perception is reality and that people perceive things differently. As a safety manager, your perception of your safety program almost certainly differs from that of your workers and your managers. We will use our “Safety Selfies” to expose weaknesses, real and perceived, and to talk about how best to make improvements.

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