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What are Common Electrical Hazards at Work Place?

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  It is very important to understand your workplace and the available hazards or risks in the place. We have to ensure that our workplace is safe and personally take responsibility for keeping it safe. You might be working in developed nations like the USA, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UK, United Arab Emirates Kuwait, or developing countries like India, Brazil, the Philippines, or any other nations. Irrespective of the country your workplace is located it's the responsibility of the employer to provide a safe working environment as per OSHA regulations and the responsibility of the employee to understand the available risk and follow the rules and apply the risk-mitigating techniques as per the international standards and regulations. The main hazards of working with electricity are electric shock and  burns  from contact with live parts. Injury From exposure to arcing,  fire  from faulty electrical equipment or installations. Electric shock   Exposure to Arc-Flash Exposure to Arc-Blast

What Should be the idle Earthpit Depth?

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In general, the depth of an earth pit is 10 feet. But it is not the same for all the applications; it depends upon the factors like soil resistivity, soil condition, moisture, dissolved salts, climatic conditions, physical composition, location of earth pit, the effect of grain size and its distribution, the effect of current magnitude and its duration, are available. Soil Resistivity: It is the resistance of the soil to the passage of electric current. The earth resistance value (ohmic value) of an earth pit depends on soil resistivity. It is the resistance of the soil to the passage of electric current. It varies from soil to soil. It depends on the physical composition of the soil, moisture, dissolved salts, grain size and distribution, seasonal variation, current magnitude etc. Soil Condition: Different soil conditions give different soil resistivity. Most of the soils are very poor conductors of electricity when they are completely dry. Soil resistivity is measured in ohm-met

Arc Flash Risk & Safety Compliance requirements in Philippines

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                   The Philippines -Arc Flash Study Standards                                         Requirements The Republic of Philippines, being one of the richest in Southeast Asia poses a great prospect for growing industries and emerging markets. With exemplary industries in  Petrochemical, oil and gas,  manufacturing and exporting of Electrical Machinery, Electrical Equipment, shipbuilding, Automotive manufacturing plants, Pharmaceuticals Electronics and Semi-Conductors as the mainstay the Republic of Philippines has a consistent growth paving the necessity of Electrical Engineering Services to be harbored. Equipped with experts team, VB Engineering provides several Engineering services, mainly Electrical Engineering.                                                                                            Arc Flash Accident VB Engineering is a globally reputed electrical services company rendering its services mainly on Arc Flash Study. The Arc Flash safety is a very cri

Arc Flash Boundary Calculation

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In facility and factories safety electrical risks play a major role. There is no place that doesn't have an electrical risk in the plants. But all the risks need to be identified and quantified to take appropriate safety measures in the system. Arc Flash Risk or Arc Blast is one such kind of risk which people experience in plants quite often. the below video demonstrates quickly how dangerous the arc flash accident can be. In the above case, a very important factor is Arc Flash Boundary which is not supposed to be crossed by the people without arc flash personal protective equipment.    What is Arc Flash Boundary: Arc Flash Boundary or the Flash Protection Boundary is the safe distance a person should maintain from the live electrical system. NFPA 70E clearly states that a person should not cross arc flash boundary without the respective arc flash PPE determined or calculated for that electrical system. People generally do not understand the grave risk in arc flash accidents and ke

Airport Simulation and Capacity Evaluation Studies

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  Globalization has changed the world you look at and work with it. it has connected everything to everyone and made the world more simple.   This has made a greater impact on airports and air travel globally. An airport is an operational system comprising of a framework of infrastructures, facilities, personnel that collectively provide a service to a customer, who is the traveling passenger.  An Airport serves a complex set of needs because they are: - A point of interchange among different means of inland transport (such as road and rail system) and the air system; - A service center, because it must provide the necessary services for ticketing, security checking, baggage handling, boarding, deboarding, documentation for control of passengers and goods; - A point of connection between arrivals and departures, since it must ensure an easy transit from a system of continuous arrivals, which is passenger flows to a system of discrete events, which are the scheduled flight arrivals and

Arc Flash Warning Labels in Arabic Language

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 VB is the first company in the world to launch Arc Flash Labels and Risk assessment in Arabic Language. "Customer-Centric" has always been the approach for VB. When it comes to #safetysolutions this is more important and serious.  Aiming the #safetyforall , VB has now taken the #Arcflash safety to next level by launching the Arabic Warning Labels for #ArcFlash Safety. We are proud to announce that we are the first company to do the #ArcFlashRiskAssessment in #Arabic and deliver the #warning #labels also in Arabic ensuring the safety reaching the locals also. The safety reaching the gross roots only ensures safety for all. Safety is everyone's right. Language shouldn't be an eligibility for it.

Kingdom of Oman Safety Compliance Requirements for Arc Flash Risk

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                                Oman - Arc Flash Study Standards                                       Requirements                                                               A highly industrial based country, the Sultanate of Oman, the contingency on Engineering services is inevitable. Oman possesses dominance over  industries like oil and gas ,Power plants, construction, fertilizers etc. And all these industries taking from their foundational state to its functional state requires engineering services .An inter-disciplinary engineering services and assistance is needed for a better operation of the industry. industries at Oman can now avail the services from VB Engineering , a well sought out Engineering Consultants that provide a number of Engineering services under various disciplines like Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering etc.         Arc Flash Accident                                                 In an industrial work environment, accidents a