18 02, 2019

Working On or Near Exposed Energised Conductors Policy

2019-02-18T22:26:18+00:00

Background Workplace Health & Safety is a fundamental tenet of the electrical contracting industry. Safety in the workplace is a priority for NECA, given the nature of the work carried out by electrical industry employees whilst working on the construction, maintenance or repair of homes and buildings. The potential workplace dangers for workers within the [...]

Working On or Near Exposed Energised Conductors Policy2019-02-18T22:26:18+00:00
18 02, 2019

Arc Flash Protection

2019-02-18T22:23:19+00:00

Introduction When working, testing or fault finding on energised electrical equipment, a fault current of up to 20 times the rated current of the supply transformer can flow for short duration during fault conditions. Arcs can have the energy to cause an explosion and/or melt metallic switchboard cubicles and equipment. Arcs may cause severe burns [...]

Arc Flash Protection2019-02-18T22:23:19+00:00