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DIY Electrical Maintenance on a Shoestring Budget

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:46 am

Budget cuts make electrical maintenance a challenge, but skipping maintenance can result in accidents and costly plant shutdowns. Although thorough maintenance is critical for safety and reliability, some action is better than no action. Here are four stop-gap measures to maximize your resources and reduce electrical risk in the short-term.

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What Causes an Arc Flash?

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:40 am

Be cautious, the following points can result in an arc flash explosion.

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Distance yourself contest winner

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:39 am

Thanks to those of you who entered our contest! We are excited to announce that the winner is Dave, who correctly answered B:42 inches. Dave, we will be in touch soon to send you your prize of a $25 gift certificate!

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How to teach an “old dog” new tricks

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:38 am

Preventing electrical injuries and the possibility of an arc flash incident requires that the old way of doing electrical work must change.

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Do your electrical workers worry about an arc flash injury as much as you do?

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:37 am

As a facility safety manager you worry about the possibility of someone in your facility getting hurt or killed.

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Hazard Risk Category 1

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:36 am

Every day between five to ten arc flash explosions send victims to burn units in the US. Arc flash explosions can result in severe burns and even death if employees are not properly protected.

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Hazard Risk Category 0

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:36 am

An arc flash can reach 35,000 degrees fahrenheit and can cause severe burns, even death if employees are not properly protected.

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Hazard Risk Category 2

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:35 am

Last week we took a look at the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a Hazard Risk Category 1. This week we will review the proper PPE for a Hazard Risk Category 2.

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Hazard Risk Category 3

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:35 am

Last week we took a look at the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a Hazard Risk Category 2. This week we will review the proper PPE for a Hazard Risk Category 3.

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Hazard Risk Category 4

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:34 am

Last week we took a look at the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for a Hazard Risk Category 3. This week we will review the proper PPE for a Hazard Risk Category 4.

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Arc Flash Savings

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:30 am

Have you recently had an arc flash study completed at your facility? Get more return on the significant investment you’ve made in an Arc Flash Hazard Analysis.

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Keys to Winning the Game of Electrical Safety

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:17 am

You often here coaches and players refer to execution. “We just didn’t execute” or “We just need to execute and play our game”. The same can be true for electrical safety.

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The Secret Value in Your Existing Arc Flash Study

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:15 am

Maybe you know that an electrical study would solve a lot of headaches at your plant. But who has the budget these days for such a thing? Let me share a well-kept secret:

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Simple as 1-2-3 Arc Flash Compliance

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:13 am

The very basics of complying with OSHA are that the plant needs to know the hazards and protect the workers from these hazards. When it comes to arc flash, it is not obvious the exact size of the hazard without performing a hazard assessment.

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Changes to NFPA 70E 2012 for the Non Expert - Part 1

Posted on July 31, 2012 11:07 am

Even though we are 5 months into 2012, I thought that it would be helpful to explain some of the changes found in the latest edition of NFPA 70E - 2012. My focus is on what the plant personnel need to know most about these changes. This article is part of a series which will break down the changes into bit-size pieces.

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Free: Put some March Madness in your next safety meeting

Posted on March 8, 2012 09:18 pm

Everyone is a basketball fan this time of year. Use the enthusiasm your employees have toward college basketball in March and early April to help them become more safety conscious. The following is a free safety meeting idea that will be fun and educational.

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