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Arc-Flash Blast Protection Isn't Just a Fashion Statement

While most discussions about arc flash involve the calculation methods and associated personal protective equipment (PPE), electricians have a number of ways to protect themselves and their gear, including arc- resistant equipment and remote actuation and racking systems that eliminate – rather than reduce – electrical arc-related dangers while providing quantifiable force and other preventive maintenance data that can help avoid future catastrophes.


Best Practices for A Safe Return to Service Following a Maintenance Outage

Returning electrical equipment to service after a planned maintenance outage creates a unique set of hazards. Facility managers are under stringent time constraints when taking a system out of service, performing necessary maintenance tasks (as well as making unanticipated repairs), and returning the system to service. Common, real-world factors may place workers at great risk as the system is returned to service. This paper seeks to identify those factors and present logical and practical ways to lessen or eliminate risks.


3 Commong Safety Concerns Answered

3 Common Safety Concerns Answered

In an age where multitasking, automated machinery and technology are becoming commonplace in the workspace, concerns about cut injuries, durability, reliability and grip are just as important as chemical protection. The new AlphaTec® 58-735 benefits from INTERCEPT TECHNOLOGY® providing ANSI level 3 cut protection and excellent chemical resistance. To learn how this innovative glove can help you address 3 common safety concerns, download our tip sheet here.


Home Laundering For Arc-rated Flame Resistant Clothing

Home Laundering For Arc-rated Flame Resistant Clothing

Beyond being convenient and cost-effective, existing industry standards agree that home laundry is safe and effective for cleaning arc-rated flame resistant (FR) clothing.


Overview of EN ISO 374 Changes: Let Ansell be Your Guide

The new EN374 chemical and micro-organism protection guidelines have recently been updated for the first time in over 10 years. In order to make these changes easier to understand, Ansell developed a series of materials to help explain what elements in the standard have changed and why it matters.


10 Steps That Must be Completed to Comply with the New 2018 NFPA 70E ‘Job Safety Plan’

10 Steps That Must be Completed to Comply with the New 2018 NFPA 70E ‘Job Safety Plan’

This whitepaper includes the steps required to meet the new “Job Safety Plan” under the new proposed standard.


Understanding Non-Compliance: Why Workers Shun Hand Protection and What Can be Done to Break Bad Habits

Understanding Non-Compliance: Why Workers Shun Hand Protection and What Can be Done to Break Bad Habits

Of all the hand injury risks in the workplace, non-compliance is among the most common and most dangerous.


Vacuum Filters for Industrial Processing: What you Need to Know to Select the Right Vacuum Cleaner

Vacuum Filters for Industrial Processing: What you Need to Know to Select the Right Vacuum Cleaner

Vacuum cleaners with the right filtration system help protect your workers, eliminate combustible dust risks, prevent product cross-contamination and ensure OSHA and NFPA compliance. This ebook explains how filtration works, filter options and how to select the right type for your application.




Combustible Dust Mythbusting

Combustible Dust Mythbusting: The facts you need to stay safe

Determine what vacuum cleaner is really safe, versus just safe enough for now.


Six Answers About EPA’s RCRA Generator Improvements Rule

Six Answers About EPA’s RCRA Generator Improvements Rule

EPA’s historic update to the RCRA hazardous waste regulations takes effect on May 30, 2017. The new rules will have a major impact on how your facility manages hazardous waste. Download this free report to explore the biggest changes and identify the steps your facility should take now to prepare.