(913) 667-9896 info@70eConsultants.com

Safety Made Simple With a Proving Unit

NFPA 70E 120.5(7) Requires test instruments be verified as working satisfactorily on any know live source prior to and after the verification of an absence of voltage. Unverified voltmeters can be deadly Many electrical workers have created dangerous arc flashes, or...

Noncontact Voltage Detector Safety

I recently saw an electrician using a noncontact type voltage detector to verify the absence of voltage while replacing ballasts in an office building. He was standing on a ladder and waving the detector back and forth under the light. If the meter didn’t light-up or...

Arc flash gloves: insulated vs arc rated gloves

During a recent training session, I had a several questions concerning gloves for arc flash protection. I feel like it’s important to make a quick point with hopes of clarifying a potentially dangerous misunderstanding. There are two ways to protect the hands...