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Premium Power’s Barry Nicholson considers PPE and arc flash hazard – what do you need to know to ensure your personal protective clothing matches the risk presented? 1. PPE – Match The Risk If you ask most plant managers how they deal with high incident energy levels throughout their facility, the reply will most likely… Read more »

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  The  2nd Arc Flash & Isolation Safety Conference organised by IDC Technologies was held in the Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester last week. The objective of this conference was to provide delegates with the latest developments and best practice to deal with arc flash hazards and isolation safety issues. Expert speakers from the UK, United… Read more »

Switchgear Doors - What level of protection do they offer?

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Pat MacNally, Premium Power’s Compliance Manager considers the issue of switchgear doors and how much protection they may offer a worker during an electrical arcing incident. During our work as electrical safety consultants, we are often asked what level of protection do switchgear doors offer. First of all, it’s important to state the obvious. When… Read more »

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When addressing electrical safety there is sometimes the perception – I just need training or I just need arc flash labels or I just need to know what PPE to purchase. It’s crucial to understand that each of these tasks can only protect against electrical hazards when used as part of a task and location based… Read more »

Everything you need to know about power meters

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Have you been considering installing a power meter at your facility? Have you been tasked with finding out more about the benefits of what a power meter can bring or do you have one already installed and you’re not sure if it’s working at optimum level? Here Graham Burns, Premium Power’s power meter expert outlines… Read more »