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Document ID (ISN)106148
CIS number 07-190
ISBN(s) 3-9807576-2-5 (de); 3-9807576-3-3 (en); 3-9807576-4-1 (es)
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Title Guidelines for the selection of personal protective clothing when exposed to thee thermal effects of an electric arc
Original title Leitlinie für die Auswahl von persönlicher Schutzausrüstung gegen thermische Auswirkungen durch einen Störlichtbogen [in German]
Guía para la selección de equipamiento de protección personal contra los efectos térmicos del arco eléctrico [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information International Section of the ISSA on Prevention of Occupational Risks due to Electricity - Gas - Long-Distance Heating - Water, c/o Berufsgenossenschaft der Feinmechanik und Elektrotechnik, Gustav-Heinemann-Ufer, 50968 Bonn, Germany, [ca 2006]. 64p. Illus. 11 ref.
Internet access [in English] [in Spanish] [in German]
Abstract This booklet provides guidance on the selection of personal protective clothing for workers exposed to the thermal effects of electric arcs. Topics addressed: definitions; effects of electric arcs; assessment of materials; calculation of heat stress parameters; electric arc test procedures; classification of arc resistant protective clothing; quality control; recommendations for selection and wear.
Descriptors (primary) protective clothing; ISSA; electrical equipment; electric arc; electricity
Descriptors (secondary) heat load; labelling; safety guides; materials testing; selection of equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity
Protective clothing