Articles in Category: Electrical Safety

Connect to Workplace Electrical Safety

Connect to Workplace Electrical Safety

When working with electricity, no hazard should be overlooked. According to specialists, there is no situation where electricity represents a lesser risk for workers. If the power is on, there is danger. The best protection against the risk of electric shock is to turn the power off before starting the task. It doesn’t take much to cause an accident.

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Steps for Selecting Arc-Rated Protective Clothing (according to CSA Z462)

Steps for Selecting Arc-Rated Protective Clothing (according to CSA Z462)

The use of flame-resistant clothing is an essential safety measure for working in environments presenting a risk of electric arc or flash fire. Arc-rated textile materials can reduce the risks of burns during momentary electric arcs by playing the part of a thermal shield between the arc and the user. Therefore, to maximize protection, it is crucial to understand the best practices to launch and support this type of workplace safety program focusing on protective clothing against electrical hazards, including why you should specify the type of material required before choosing the clothing supplier.

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