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Arc Flash Hazard #177173 04/24/08 07:47 AM
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marsbar Offline OP
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We are working on getting our equipment and ourslves up to speed for the standard, I thought is was supposed to come out in June? Does anyone have links for Arc Flash Hazard?

Thanks, this is a good forum.

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Re: Arc Flash Hazard [Re: marsbar] #177175 04/24/08 10:40 AM
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Are you looking for a Canadian Standard or the NFPA 70E?


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Re: Arc Flash Hazard [Re: BPHgravity] #177209 04/25/08 07:27 AM
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marsbar Offline OP
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The Canadian standard from what I have heard is based on NFPA 70E, but yes, I am looking for the clothing requirements, the calculations for hazard assessment (0-5 I think)and requirements for each level of hazard. There are a bunch of courses available but I was looking for something on the net.

Thanks

Re: Arc Flash Hazard [Re: marsbar] #177251 04/26/08 03:37 PM
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I took a course in Ontario on the matter and it was based on the American Standard. Here is the website to view the standard.

NFPA70E

Re: Arc Flash Hazard [Re: RobbieD] #177282 04/27/08 10:41 PM
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marsbar Offline OP
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Thanks, that is what I was looking for.

Re: Arc Flash Hazard [Re: marsbar] #177366 04/30/08 11:25 AM
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mikesh Offline
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The Canadian Z-482 standard is due late this year or early in 2009. Until it is adopted the 70E standard does apply.
The Canadian standard should have much of the same material but there are some things that need a cold northern perspective. ;-)


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