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SPA Core Construction
Electrical Safety Blog Posts

SPA Core Construction

The construction industry is synonymous with injuries and ill-health, a reputation that construction contractors and the Health and Safety Executive have been working hard to resolve for many years. Indeed, standards on construction site has improved massively with regards to health and safety, with better tools and equipment being introduced and safer systems of work being developed, however, the figures, whilst improved, still do not look good.

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Arc Flash Blog Posts

Electric Vehicles and Arc Flash

In an ever-growing world of sustainable environmental vehicle solutions, Principal Electrical Consultant Paul Hopton discusses the risk of Arc Flash when working with batteries installed in Electric Vehicles. Concerns of Competency for mechanics required to work on these systems, the types of activities that could cause an electrical incident, and what can be done to mitigate risk.

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When is Arc FLash Protection Necessary
Arc Flash Blog Posts

When is arc flash protection required?

Paul Hopton, Deputy Managing Director and Principal Electrical Consultant, discusses when Arc Flash Protection is required, carrying out Risk Assessments to determine the requirement and suitable competency of those involved.

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Arc Flash Blog Posts

Arc Flash Risk in Wind Turbine Renewables?

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

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Electrical Safety Blog Posts

What are the benefits of Bespoke Training?

“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.

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What is an Arc Flash
Arc Flash Blog Posts

What is an Arc Flash Study?

Principal Electrical Engineer, Paul Hopton, explores the process of identifying Arc Flash risk, how Incident Energy is calculated, and what is entailed within the Arc Flash Study itself and so much more.

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Electrical Inspection and Testing
Electrical Safety Blog Posts

Standards for Electrical Test Instruments and Test Leads

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.

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Elecrical Safety Newsletter
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January 2021 Newsletter

Read our latest Newsletter here. All the latest news- How to deal with Electrical Fires; Merging Company Policies and Online Training. Plus a word from our Managing Director

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