IEC 61482-2 Protective Clothing against Thermal Arc Hazards of an Electric Arc

When there is a danger of being exposed to an electric arc, personnel are advised to wear arc approved protective clothing. IEC 61482-2 is the overall standard that covers protective clothing against the thermal arc hazards of an electric arc. … Continue reading


The Differences between Arc Flash Clothing and Flame Resistant Clothing

In certain industries, it is vital for employees to wear personal protective equipment for their safety. This includes those working in industries such as oil and gas, Data Centres, the military, electronics, and Large Manufacturing facilities amongst others. Some types … Continue reading


Electrically Insulated Safety Helmet with Integrated Arc Flash Face Shield – 8.0 cal/cm² or 24.0 cal/cm²

Powerpoint Engineering are proud to introduce the Electrically Insulated Safety Helmet with Integrated Arc Flash Face Shield. This innovative product protects the face and head against thermal effects from Arc Flash. Available in 8.0 cal/cm² – Class 2 (Part No. ARC 8 HELMET) or … Continue reading


ArcFlash Hazard Analysis Procedures

When performing ArcFlash Hazard Analysis, a safety auditor collects data about the power distribution of a power facility. What data should be collected: A one-line drawing of all components with nameplate specifications of every device Details of the lengths and … Continue reading


The Dangers of an Arc Flash and How to Ensure Your Safety

Electrical hazards, particularly the occurrence of arc flashes, pose a significant threat within various industrial and electrical work settings. Whether due to faulty equipment, corrosion, accidental cable strikes, or a dropped tool causing a short circuit, wherever there’s live electricity, … Continue reading


Why Should You Consider Arc Flash Rated Underwear?

Our customers for Arc Flash PPE regularly ask us questions regarding Arc Flash Rated Underwear and if there is a need for it. We have put together the following information that we hope will help in providing a better understanding … Continue reading


Minimise the risk of arc flash incidents through the application of Lockout Tagout (LOTO) procedures.

Preventing arc flash incidents in the workplace is crucial for the safety of personnel and the protection of equipment. Two important safety practices to mitigate the risk of arc flash incidents are Lockout Tagout (LOTO) procedures and proper electrical safety … Continue reading


Arc Flash Protective Workwear – Overview

Electric arcs are among the most serious risks that threaten the safety of workers, especially those employed in the power sector or heavy industries. This makes it imperative for personnel working in such environments to protect themselves adequately before entering … Continue reading


Electric Arc Protection – Protection through Layers

Electrical hazards at the workplace range from mild electric shocks and burns to more severe injuries and health complications that result from brief yet powerful arc flashes. Electric arc flashes and blasts are capable of causing severe burns. The extreme … Continue reading