“electrical Arc Flash Deaths Occur Several Times Each Day In The U.s.”

An arc flash is an electrical short that can create temperatures greater than 5,000 degrees fahrenheit, sending pieces of molten metal flying in all directions, and causing loss of sight, hearing, or even worse, life.
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Oct. 5, 2010 - PRLog -- Virginia Industrial Compliance, LLC is a newly created consulting firm who's  mission is to educate management, and assist plants in becoming NFPA 70E compliant, by having the proper studies done, and by removing electrical hazards from their factory floors, creating a safe workplace for their employees.  NFPA 70E (Electrical Safety in the Workplace) is a standard written for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration). This standard provides information on the proper PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) for employees to wear while working in or near electrical equipment.  The standard also requires short circuit and coordination studies be performed on the company's power sources.  OSHA can impose fines of tens of thousands of dollars, if found that companies are not providing a safe working environment for their employees.

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Virginia Industrial Compliance, LLC has over 30 years in the electrical field, with 21 years in Electrical Engineering. They have assisted many plants to become NFPA 70E compliant.
Source:Ken Robertson
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Tags:Nfpa, Nfpa70e, Arc Flash, Arc Blast, Manufacturing Safety, Osha, Safety, Consultant
Industry:Consulting, Safety, Industry
Location:Virginia - United States
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