Arc flash protection advances improve electrical design for safety

Credit to Author: Antony Parsons| Date: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 12:30:05 +0000

In this blog series, we’ll be looking at the industry trends and technologies that are helping improve safety in electrical environments. We’ll look first at arc flash protection. Electrical safety… Read more »

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GAME CHANGING TECH! – Shielded Solid Insulated System Medium Voltage Switchgear

Credit to Author: Jeff M Miller, PE| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:54:51 +0000

“Once in a while an innovative technology will catch my eye as an industry GAME CHANGER! Like when I first learned about Premset medium voltage switchgear.” Over the past 7… Read more »

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GAME CHANGING TECH! – Arc Flash Energy Reduction for Safety and Resiliency

Credit to Author: Jeff M Miller, PE| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 18:00:25 +0000

“Once in a while an innovative technology will catch my eye as an industry GAME CHANGER! Like when I first learned about ArcBlokTM for low voltage motor control centers (MCCs).” In… Read more »

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Is Removing Energized Panel Covers Your Electrical Safety Blind Spot?

Credit to Author: Doug Beck| Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 19:50:19 +0000

Removal of electrical panel covers isn’t a topic that gets talked about enough when it comes to electric maintenance and safety. The truth is that as an industry we’ve gotten… Read more »

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Normal Operating Condition of Electrical Equipment

Credit to Author: Rod West| Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:20:37 +0000

Did you ever stop to think of the vast number of switches and circuit breakers found in the world?  They are found in virtually every market and application around the… Read more »

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How to Conduct a Successful Arc Flash Risk Assessment and Hazard Analysis

Credit to Author: Eddie Jones| Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:48:15 +0000

Arc flash and arc blast hazards have been around since electrical power has existed, but they have only recently been addressed in national standards. The National Fire Protection Association’s Standard… Read more »

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NFPA 70E 2018: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself

Credit to Author: Corey Jasper| Date: Tue, 08 May 2018 23:26:03 +0000

Exposure to electricity resulted in 154 workplace fatalities and 1,850 cases with days away from work in 2014, according to the 2017 edition of the National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts”… Read more »

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Arc Flash Protection Benefits

Credit to Author: Juha Rintala| Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:00:32 +0000

The first post in this series covered a new arc flash related standard, the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E. It has some changes, such as allowing the use of a… Read more »

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