There have been a number of arc flash incidents and accidents reported on wind turbines. The arc flash hazards are similar for wind turbines as for other types of electrical installation. There are however some other things to consider with a wind turbine application
“Was this person competent to do that job?”
This is the question that could be levelled at any Duty Holder if an electrical incident occurs.
When stood in the dock of a courtroom is not the time to consider the meaning of this question.
Andy Linley , Compliance Director of ESUK, discusses how bespoke training can help your company comply with legislation.
Andy Linley, Compliance Director at Electrical Safety UK Ltd, discusses Arc Flash training; the legislative requirements behind it and what good training should encompass.
Principal Electrical Engineer, Paul Hopton, explains Arc Flash personal protective equipment ratings.
Test instruments and test leads are a temporary connection to electrical systems, often live at the time, for the purpose of making measurements to establish or confirm various parameters. We look at some of the standards that exist that we must comply with and that we should take into consideration whilst undertaking measurement tasks using test instruments.
In a perfect world, there would be a comprehensive change management process that would pick up any changes that were required…
Firstly we’d like to wish a very Happy New Year to all our customers, partners, suppliers, and colleagues. From what
Switching off the supply of electricity to allow for safe working is legally mandated, with work on or near to
A question that is often asked is how often should my electrical equipment be tested at work? Often referred to
Safety and Competency Remain Critical The team here at Electrical Safety UK have been working closely with our clients following
In order that we can accurately carry out an Arc Flash Study on a client’s electrical installation we require the
by Thomas Appleyard MIET Garbage in Garbage out. Coined by the IBM programmer and instructor George Fuechel – Garbage in
Whether you own or lease a business premise, or want to learn about the life-threatening dangers of arc flash and
The statistics are out for period 2017-2018 relating to fatalities reported to the Health and Safety Executive. The good news
Is Arc Flash a UK Legislative Requirement? Electrical Safety UK specialise in carrying our arc flash studies for our many
Here at Electrical Safety UK, we specialise in providing electrical safety knowledge, equipment, and training for a multitude of electrical
The simple answer is yes. By virtue of Regulation 4(1) of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 and Regulation 3(1)
The Greek Philosopher Heraclitus is credited with the phrase “The only thing that is constant is change.” That is certainly
Over the last few years Electrical Safety (UK) has carried out many arc flash studies for Industrial and Commercial clients.
The Second Edition of IEEE 1584 – IEEE Guide for Arc Flash Hazard Calculations Studies was 16 years in the