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The Importance of Arc Flash Protection

March 2, 2018 Arc Flash and FR Protection

Arc Flash Protection

Arc flash is the exposure to the tremendous thermal energy released by an arc fault. All employees who work around energized electrical equipment (electricians, maintenance workers, operators, etc.) may be affected …

Developing Product Expertise at PK Safety

December 15, 2017 Arc Flash and FR Protection, Protective Clothing

Rasco Training

Over the past 70 years, PK Safety has built a good reputation as being a trusted provider of high-quality occupational safety products, superior customer service, and factory-authorized services. How did …

How to Protect Against Arc Flash Hazards

November 7, 2017 Arc Flash and FR Protection, Electrical Safety

Arc Flash Apparel

An arc flash is a dangerous release of energy produced by an electrical fault in the air from one phase to another phase, or from one phase to the ground. …

Discover Amazing New Cut-Resistant and FR Gloves: Northflex Cold Grip Plus 5 and FRGrip Plus 5

December 20, 2016 Arc Flash and FR Protection, Cold Weather protection, Hand Protection

Discover Amazing New Cut-Resistant and FR Gloves:  Northflex Cold Grip Plus 5 and FRGrip Plus 5

Hand cuts and wounds are preventable, yet they still account for roughly 30 percent of all workplace injuries in the US. How do you choose the right cut resistant glove …

The Shocking Need for Electrical and Arc Flash Safety

October 24, 2016 Arc Flash and FR Protection

ArcFlash suits by Oberon

Electricity has been generated in power stations since 1882. Due to increased efficiency, world energy consumption was cut down by 1.5% in 2009, for the first time since World War …

FR Layering and Moisture Management Systems

September 15, 2016 Arc Flash and FR Protection, General Safety

Moisture Managing System

By Melissa Gerhardt, FR Workwear and Arc Flash PPE Product Manager, NSA What is an FR Layering System? In general FR layering is a combination of two or more arc …

Arc Flash 101

September 6, 2016 Arc Flash and FR Protection

arch flash danger

Arc flash concerns were first published in 1982 in Ralph Lee’s paper “The Other Electrical Hazard: Electric Arc Blast Burns.” Arc flash hazards were not formally studied until 1993, which …

Flame Resistant Work Clothing Made in the USA

September 30, 2015 Arc Flash and FR Protection, General Safety

flame resistant clothing

Flame resistant clothing is essential to workers in a number of trades. We’ve found Saf Tech work clothing to be both extremely high quality and an excellent value for electricians, …

ARC Flash and OSHA Regulations in 2015

July 28, 2015 Arc Flash and FR Protection

Arc Flash Article

An arc flash occurs when an electrical current leaves its intended path and travels from one conductor to another. This may result in fire, flying objects (traveling at more than 700 …