As per OSHA & NFPA 70E Safety regulations, employee safety is most important while working. “The Employer shall ensure that each employee exposed to Electric Arcs shall not wear clothing that could increase injury when exposed to these Electric Arcs”. NFPA-70E & its revision A2018 includes “The Employer shall implement and document overall Electrical Safety program that directs activity appropriate for the voltage, energy level & Circuit conditions”. From Safety point of view, Electrical Arc Flash Auditing shall be conducted. NFPA-70E, guides, “An Electrical Safety program shall require auditing of the work being performed of an identified frequency to help assure that principals & procedure of electrical safety programs are being followed. All electrical safety procedure shall be reviewed & revised, based upon the auditing findings on frequency no greater than 3 years.”
7 Golden Objectives of The Electrical Arc Flash Risk Assessment:
Identify the life threats and Electrical Hazards in the system
Assess and analyse the severity of hazards and life threats.
Create scientific procedures for
Eliminating the hazards
Reducing the severity
Creating safe work procedures to work with electrical hazards as per international standards
Preparation of warning labels and work permits for all electrical assets
Safe boundary creations of regular work
Training of the team on electrical safety
We, M/s VB Engineering an OSHAS 18001-2007 certified company are providing our services for performing ARC Flash Risk Assessments as per NFPA 70E guidelines. VB Engineering can identify the dangers to working personnel due to any electrical short circuits in your network by analysing network either in ETAP software or in electrical ETAP/PTW power system analysis software from USA, which are worldwide proven tools for ARC Flash Hazards Assessments.
We hope the organization like yours are keen in opting for these kinds of assessments & enhance employee safety by improving & adopting best safety practices & safety majors as per OSHA and NFPA guidelines.
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