Arc Flash Solutions 70e Compliance throughout Wisconsin
Keep Your Facility Compliant with Arc Flash Hazard Analysis, Labeling and Safety Compliance
Arc flash (also called a flashover) is a sudden, unexpected release of intense heat, sound and light energy from electricity traveling through arcs, caused by either a phase to ground or phase to phase fault. An uncontrolled arc flash can cause fires, injuries and even death. For all your arc flash solution and 70E compliance electrical needs, choose Terminal-Andrae, Milwaukee's top electrical contractor.
Arc Flash contributing factors include:
- Dropped tools
- Accidental contact with electrical systems
- Buildup of conductive dust
- Improper work procedures
- Equipment Failure
Arc Flash Surveys are important as they comply with OSHA, NFPA, NEC, and ANSI regulations, increase equipment and system reliability, identify problem areas and develop effective solutions, and reduce design and operational costs. The National Fire Protection Association has issued OSHA-referenced standards and regulations requiring employers to provide the warning labels and protective equipment necessary to minimize risk of injury when employees are working on or in proximity to energized electrical equipment. Terminal-Andrae has the knowledge and resources to perform the data-gathering survey, engineering software calculations and one-line diagrams required to achieve compliance with NFPA 70E. Terminal-Andrae provides many Arc Flash services such as single line diagram, hazard analysis/coordination study, labeling and electrical preventative maintenance programs.
Single Line Diagram
NFPA 70E compliance requires up-to-date single line diagrams. This information is essential for documenting, troubleshooting and communicating information about your power systems. 70E compliance includes how to maintain a safe workplace. It also covers different safeguards to operate in an efficient and safe workplace. To meet this requirement, Terminal-Andrae conducts a comprehensive site survey used to update your existing single line diagrams or complete any unfinished electrical system drawings.
Hazard Analysis/Coordination Study
Terminal-Andrae uses state-of-the-art software to evaluate various electrical system configurations and operating modes. Arc Flash hazard analysis is essential for anyone working on or near proximity to energized electrical equipment. National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) states in their Standard 70E a "Flash hazard analysis shall be done before a person approaches any exposed electrical conductor or circuit part that has not been placed in an electrically safe work condition." To bring you into compliance with this standard, Terminal-Andrae offers Arc Flash Hazard Analysis throughout Wisconsin to determine the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for anyone working near an exposed electrical conductor or circuit part. To help keep you in compliance, Terminal-Andrae Arc Flash Hazard Analysis also specifies the appropriate OSHA & ANSI Arc Flash Labels. Most important are the resulting safety benefits of a Flash Hazard Analysis helping prevent injuries, loss of property and expensive down-time.
Arc Flash Labeling
Arc Flash Labels identify potential arc flash hazards. Arc Flash Labels warn qualified individuals of the type of electrical hazard, correct Flash Protection Boundary distance, and the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Labels must be clearly visible before examination, adjustment, servicing, or maintenance of the electrical equipment.
Electrical Preventative Maintenance Program
Terminal-Andrae creates a schedule of service based upon the manufacturer’s recommendations and the environment to perform thermal scans and facilitate circuit breaker testing to identify potential problems at your facility. More information about our electrical preventative solutions can be found under electrical preventative maintenance.
Terminal-Andrae has the electrical knowledge, skills, and certifications to perform all your Milwaukee Arch Flash Fault Survey needs.
Contact the Milwaukee electrical engineers at Terminal Andrae for arc flash labeling solutions and 70e safety compliance assistance, or CALL US at 414-933-6970 ANYTIME, ANY DAY!
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