Q: What are the retest requirements for arc flash PPE? A: This is a question we get a lot, and we hear it from both manufacturers and end users. Read on to learn when arc testing should be repeated. MANUFACTURERS Garments In the U.S., there is currently no requirement to retest for arc ratings in ASTM […]
Read our article in Incident Prevention Magazine to learn ways to maximize arc rated gear. Selection, application, comfort, and care are discussed, as well as specific PPE products like hoods and gloves. Questions? Contact us!
“The main thing that I would say to anybody doing electrical switching or electrical work is PPE works if you use it….” An arc flash accident can happen to anyone–listen in for Brian’s firsthand account and his message, brought to you by e-Hazard.
Want to learn more about the maintenance requirements and lifespan of your arc rated clothing? Read on for the second article in a series of three based on the care, maintenance, and retest requirements for arc rated clothing. To learn more about the care of arc rated PPE or to see references to relevant standards, read […]
End-users contact us frequently with questions regarding the use, care, and retest requirements of their arc-rated PPE. To help get the message out, we’ve compiled a series of 3 posts that answer the questions we are most commonly asked, and a list of standards that provide more information on caring for flame-resistant (FR) and arc-rated […]