Arc Flash PPE and Workwear for Automotive Servicing
Are your technicians protected when servicing hybrid and electric vehicles, using arc flash PPE?
An arc flash can be traumatic for those involved. It can result in fatalities, especially where protective arc flash clothing is not worn. A report published in Industrial Safety and Hygiene News revealed that there are 30,000 incidents every year. This results in 7,000 burns, 2,000 hospitalised, and 400 fatalities.
Those are some worrying statistics. So, as a business owner, what can you do to help prevent injuries and fatalities in your workforce?
These electrical accidents most commonly occur because of; human error, mechanical faults and failed connections. Loose connections and terminals, adverse ambient conditions including pollution and rodents are also regular contributors (Das, 2020). That’s why it’s more important than ever to invest in PPE for arc flash. For more detailed information from the Safety and Health Practitioner, click here.
Our comprehensive range includes a selection of jackets, trousers, sweatshirts, underclothing and fleeces. These have varying degrees of electrical and flame resistance. We also supply protective balaclavas, scarves and gloves, helmets and face guards, hi-vis and coveralls. The range is available in varying thicknesses (e.g. 1 ply, 2 ply) and comes in a range of colours to suit your brand.
Don’t wait until it’s too late. Take a look at our comprehensive range of protective wear, designed to give you ultimate arc flash protection. Place your order today!