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ARC Advisory Group releases Fire and Gas Systems market research report

ARC Advisory Group releases Fire and Gas Systems market research report


New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Fire and Gas Systems market reveals that manufacturers are switching to cloud-based systems to be able to provide employees with remote access to their gas detection systems.

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The Perfect Analogy for Electrical Safety Principles

The Perfect Analogy for Electrical Safety Principles


By Philip Allen, Grace Engineered Products Driving to work last week, deep in thought, pondering the many reasons companies use Permanent Electrical Safety Devices (PESDs) in their electrical safety programs I finally stumbled across a perfect analogy for electrical safety principles.

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Methods of Protection in Hazardous (Explosion Risk) Locations: Containment, Segregation and Prevention (with Intrinsic Safety)

Methods of Protection in Hazardous (Explosion Risk) Locations: Containment, Segregation and Prevention (with Intrinsic Safety)


In order to reduce the risk of explosion, elimination of one or more of the components of the ignition triangle is necessary. There are three basic methods of protection—explosion containmentsegregation and prevention.

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ARC Advisory Group releases Fire and Gas Systems market research report

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Fire and Gas Systems market reveals that manufacturers are switching to cloud-based systems to be able to provide employees with remote access to their gas detection systems.

The Perfect Analogy for Electrical Safety Principles

By Philip Allen, Grace Engineered Products Driving to work last week, deep in thought, pondering the many reasons companies use Permanent Electrical Safety Devices (PESDs) in their electrical safety programs I finally stumbled across a perfect analogy for electrical safety principles.

Methods of Protection in Hazardous (Explosion Risk) Locations: Containment, Segregation and Prevention (with Intrinsic Safety)

In order to reduce the risk of explosion, elimination of one or more of the components of the ignition triangle is necessary. There are three basic methods of protection—explosion containmentsegregation and prevention.

What Makes MV Indicators Suitable for Electrical Safety?

By Grace Engineered Products
Medium voltage indicators (2K-43KVolts) offer positive benefits because they keep workers away from voltage and provide an answer to the 'Is there voltage?' question.

Embrace Safety to Increase Profits - May is Electrical Safety Month

While some companies are slowly seeing the financial benefits of investing in safety, other companies view safety as an encumbering and expensive task.

ISA submits electrical safety standard to ANSI

ISA submitted ISA-12.12.01, "Nonincendive Electrical Equipment for Use in Class I and II, Division 2 and Class III, Divisions 1 and 2 Hazardous (Classified) Locations," for ANSI approval.

Cooper Bussmann announces electrical safety and compliance training material

Developed for contractors, industrials, OEMs, inspectors, and educators, the materials provide a training resource to help electrical industry workers comply with the latest NEC and industry standards; select and apply overcurrent protective devices; determine fault current levels; and analyze and improve electrical system performance and stability. Publications and e-training are available on line.

Leviton offers Electrical Safety Guide course

Designed for classroom based instruction, the one-hour presentation provides critical training for attendees on how to prevent serious electrical injuries. Particular emphasis is placed on teaching the dangers of arc flash and arc blast -- two highly destructive occurrences that can erupt with explosive force.

Safety Light Curtain Theory of Operation & Terminology

Safety light curtains are an advanced method of safeguarding personnel around many hazardous machines. Also called light screens, optical guards, and presence sensing devices, safety light curtains offer freedom, flexibility and reduced operator fatigue when compared with traditional guarding methods such as mechanical barriers, sliding gates and pull-back restraints. 

How Safety Light Curtains Work

Safety light curtains are an advanced method of safeguarding personnel around many hazardous machines. Safety light curtains offer freedom, flexibility and reduced operator fatigue when compared with traditional guarding methods such as mechanical barriers, sliding gates and pull-back restraints.

Voltage Awareness Devices Increase Electrical Safety

Increased awareness and better safety procedures increases safety.  The NFPA 70E and OSHA 1910 describe electrical maintenance safety procedures for employer and employee

Growing Problem with Counterfeit Electrical Products

Counterfeit electrical products are a growing problem that can have serious consequences. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reports fiscal year 2008 seizures totaled more than $272.7 million in counterfeit and pirated goods, a 38 percent increase in domestic value over fiscal year 2007. In the category of Top Safety and Security Commodities for fiscal year 2009, electrical products moved from 5th to 2nd position just behind pharmaceuticals.

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