Determine the right arc flash protective clothing for each application

Published on 11/28/2018
Determine the right arc flash protective clothing for each application

The risk of electric explosion and arc flash injuries is high, from superficial burns to fatalities. The leading causes of occupational accidents are the deficient maintenance and inspection of installations as well as unsafe practices of employees due to inadequate training.

Standard CSA Z462: The 15 changes to the 2018 edition you need to know

Published on 10/2/2018
Standard CSA Z462: The 15 changes to the 2018 edition you need to know

Accident prevention is a concern when working with electricity. In Canada, it is only in 2008 that a standard on occupational electrical safety at work at been created. This standard focuses primarily on arc flash and electrical shock risks and provides preventive measures that should be taken to avoid damages that generally occur when working in hazardous conditions. This is based on the U.S. standard NFPA 70E 2018.

Electrical safety in the workplace

Published on 10/13/2017
Electrical safety in the workplace

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.