At the recent ASSP 2022 Safety Conference in Chicago, The Master Lock Co. showcased its Arc Flash and Electrical Safety Services, an end-to-end offering that helps businesses of all sizes mitigate electrical risks and stay safe. comply with regulations, according to a press release.
Master Lock’s arc flash and electrical safety experts advise businesses through the process with hands-on attention. End-to-end services include arc flash assessments, infrared (IR) scanning, electrical safety training and audits to help mitigate the risk of a potential arc flash event and help businesses comply with NFPA 70E, OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart S and the National Electrical Code.
“As facilities continue to return to operational normalcy, it is important that companies reassess and reconsider the potential safety hazards and risks that workers may be exposed to,” said Bill Belongea, program manager. safety services at The Master Lock Co. “Arc flash and other electrical injuries are a common hazard in many work environments – and while companies cannot prevent incidents all together, they can implement policies and proven procedures to significantly reduce risk to their employees.
With OSHA and NFPA 70E compliant services, businesses can take a first step towards achieving compliance with an arc flash hazard assessment. The assessment includes collecting data to create an accurate one-line diagram representing the electrical distribution system for the entire plant or facility.
Additionally, licensed professional electrical engineers adhere to IEEE 1584 and NFPA 70E requirements to perform short circuit and protective device coordination studies, calculate incident energy at each piece of equipment, identify arc flash and create and apply arc flash warning labels. .
Master Lock Co. said it is enhancing its arc flash hazard assessment with comprehensive assessment and guidance for implementing effective electrical safety programs. Services include electrical safety policy development, infrared thermography inspection, electrical audits, and NFPA 70E compliance training.