Arc Flash http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6638/more en Arc Flash Clothing Labeling Requirements http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/arc-flash-clothing-labeling-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">In the late ’70s to early ’80s, the first arc flash suits began to appear on the market (Photo 1), most of which were made from double-layer 6 oz/yd2 meta-aramid and featured polycarbonate (plastic) windows for the face shield.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/arc-flash-clothing-labeling-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/arc-flash-clothing-labeling-requirements#comments Arc Flash Contractor Ops & Maintenance Silver Mon, 18 May 2015 14:05:00 +0000 117471 at http://ecmweb.com The Five Most Important Factors Affecting Arc Flash Injuries http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/five-most-important-factors-affecting-arc-flash-injuries <div class="field-byline"> By James White, Shermco Industries </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Make sure you have a clear understanding of these technical issues before placing yourself in the danger zone. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/five-most-important-factors-affecting-arc-flash-injuries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/five-most-important-factors-affecting-arc-flash-injuries#comments Arc Flash Galleries Mon, 11 May 2015 14:38:00 +0000 116971 at http://ecmweb.com Lack of PPE for Republic Steel Electrician Results in Arc Flash Burns http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/lack-ppe-republic-steel-electrician-results-arc-flash-burns <div class="node-body article-body">An electric technician at the Republic Steel Corp. steel manufacturing plant in Blasdell, N.Y. was removing wiring from a fan motor in an overhead crane</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/lack-ppe-republic-steel-electrician-results-arc-flash-burns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/lack-ppe-republic-steel-electrician-results-arc-flash-burns#comments Arc Flash News Thu, 07 May 2015 21:15:00 +0000 116631 at http://ecmweb.com TimHesterPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock Refinery Workers Injured from Arc Flash in Pennsylvania http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/refinery-workers-injured-arc-flash-pennsylvania <div class="node-body article-body">Two American Refining Group workers were injured this week while working on electrical equipment at the plant in Bradford, Penn.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/refinery-workers-injured-arc-flash-pennsylvania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/refinery-workers-injured-arc-flash-pennsylvania#comments Arc Flash Around the Circuit Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:43:00 +0000 107661 at http://ecmweb.com Electrician Sues GE After Suffering Severe Burns from Drive http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-sues-ge-after-suffering-severe-burns-drive <div class="node-body article-body">An electrician is suing General Electric and ICR Engineering after he suffered serious burns from a defect in a GE product. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-sues-ge-after-suffering-severe-burns-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-sues-ge-after-suffering-severe-burns-drive#comments Arc Flash Around the Circuit Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:10:00 +0000 56001 at http://ecmweb.com Protecting Yourself from Arc Flash Hazards http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/protecting-yourself-arc-flash-hazards <div class="node-body article-body">Arc flash is the leading cause of serious injuries and deaths on the job in the electrical industry. In fact, as many as eight out of 10 electrical injuries are caused by burns that result from exposure to energy released from an arcing fault.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/protecting-yourself-arc-flash-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/protecting-yourself-arc-flash-hazards#comments Arc Flash Ops & Maintenance Silver Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:15:00 +0000 54511 at http://ecmweb.com 9 Things Every Electrical Professional Needs to Know About Arc Flash http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/9-things-every-electrical-professional-needs-know-about-arc-flash <div class="node-body gallery-body">Follow these industry best practices to protect yourself and your coworkers from arc flash hazards</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/9-things-every-electrical-professional-needs-know-about-arc-flash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/9-things-every-electrical-professional-needs-know-about-arc-flash#comments Arc Flash Galleries Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:53:00 +0000 54631 at http://ecmweb.com Electrician Burned at Nursing Facility Construction Site http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-burned-nursing-facility-construction-site <div class="node-body article-body">An electrician was burned at a nursing facility construction site in Greenville, Ohio, yesterday morning. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-burned-nursing-facility-construction-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/electrician-burned-nursing-facility-construction-site#comments Arc Flash Around the Circuit Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:05:00 +0000 50591 at http://ecmweb.com Managing Arc Flash in Your Facility http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/managing-arc-flash-your-facility <div class="field-byline"> By Thomas McCauley, P.E., Consolidated Consulting Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As a plant manager you have a tough job — balancing workforce productivity, determining cost of materials, staying on top of union rules (when applicable), and running the plant at a profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/managing-arc-flash-your-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/arc-flash/managing-arc-flash-your-facility#comments Arc Flash Silver Thu, 20 Mar 2014 02:21:00 +0000 43211 at http://ecmweb.com Risk Analysis or Arc Flash Study? http://ecmweb.com/blog/risk-analysis-or-arc-flash-study <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><strong>Q.</strong> Is it true that a risk analysis can be performed in place of an arc flash study?</p> <p><strong>A.</strong> An arc flash study is in fact a &ldquo;risk analysis&rdquo; if liberally interpreted using NFPA 70E definitions and OSHA regulatory language. Unfortunately, the term &ldquo;study&rdquo; has been misinterpreted and misapplied often.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/emergency-power-supply-systems">Emergency Power Supply Systems</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/blog/risk-analysis-or-arc-flash-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/blog/risk-analysis-or-arc-flash-study#comments Arc Flash Design Ops & Maintenance Emergency Power Supply Systems Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:42:00 +0000 41281 at http://ecmweb.com