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#56072 - 09/14/05 06:31 PM Voltage rated gloves & NFPA-70
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Registered: 11/28/01
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As a company, we're trying to comply with the new Arc Flash PPE rules and NFPA-79.

Are there any 60VAC "Voltage-rated gloves"? The lowest rated ones I can find are 2000VAC and are too big and clunky to work efficiently in. We never work on anything over 480VAC.

The way I read the rules you need to wear "Voltage-rated gloves" anytime you're doing a voltage test (above 50VAC). Is this how everyone else is (should be) doing it?

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Arc Flash Clothing, Gloves, KneePads, Tool Belts, Pouches, Tool Carriers, etc. etc....

#56073 - 09/14/05 06:40 PM Re: Voltage rated gloves & NFPA-70
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