Prevention through design (PtD) can help manufacturers keep workers safe from electrical hazards, which remains one of the most common dangers they face daily. Do you use the five-point hierarchy of risk?
How to determine short-circuit current rating (SCCR) and avoid misapplications. When the industrial control panel or industrial machinery does not have an adequate SCCR for the available short-circuit (fault) current, an electrical hazard exists.
Be cognizant about hazards, preventive measures and the dire consequences of an arc flash event.
The design phase of a project allows companies to reduce potential machine safety before it has a chance to manifest itself as a hazard and danger to workers.
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Better equipment design takes a step beyond training.
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NEC Section 240.87 provides guidance for safety, maintenance teams.
Training makes a difference, and so does communication.
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