Arc flashes, also known as electric arcs, are a common hazard that can have severe consequences for workers. Providing them with adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) is essential. Here are five key steps to follow when selecting clothing for arc flash protection.
Renewable sources of energy—wind, water, solar, geothermal—are widely viewed as the engines that will power the world one day, and companies specialising in renewables are already making headway toward that goal. But no matter how innovative or new, every industry has to consider safety, and the renewables sector is no exception. Fortunately, the basic tenets are somewhat universal, and are reflected in a ‘culture of care’ approach that informs every aspect of an organisation.