Powerpoint Engineering Ltd is the industry expert in providing specialised electrical testing products, services & training. We are the market leader in Ireland in niche industries such as Arc Flash PPE,Lockout/Tagout, Electrical Safety Equipment, Energy Monitoring, having built up the necessary expertise, reputation and distribution agencies. Customers include generating stations, utility companies, manufacturing plants, facility managers, engineers, safety consultants & electrical contractors
Personnel undertaking service or maintenance work on industrial equipment will get a good overview of Arc Flash hazards and the importance of wearing appropriate Arc Flash PPE.
On completion of the course you will have a very good understanding of:
• What is Arc Flash?
• Arc Flash Hazards and Incidents
• Arc Flash Legislation & Standards – a brief overview
• Arc Flash Boundary and Labelling on Electrical Panels
• Arc Flash PPE - Certification, Standards and Ratings
• Arc Flash PPE - different types of garments
• Arc Flash PPE - Proper Use and Care Guide
Types of Arc Flash & Intensity
Arc Flash Hazards – Causes, Incidents & Injuries
Health and Safety Legislation in Ireland & UK - brief overview
Arc Flash Standards including IEEE 1584 Standard& NFPA 70E
Arc Flash Boundary & Labelling on Electrical Panels
Arc Flash PPE – Understanding Certification, Standards, Arc Rating & Symbols
The Role of Protective Workwear against Arc Flash
Types of Arc Flash PPE
Arc Flash PPE – Proper Use & Care Guide
Cathal McGrath has over 10 years’ experience in the electrical industry and 4 years as a Trainer. Qualifications include:
• FETAC Level 6 - -Train the Trainer
• FPX Leadership and Project Management
• FETAC Level 6 - -Electrician
• City & Guilds Level 3 – Inspection,Testing & Verification of Electrical Equipment
In addition to this, Cathal has excellent Arc FLash PPE knowledge as we are authorised distributors for the main suppliers including ProGARM, Fristads, Tranemo and Roots.
2 hours to be held in Portlaoise or on-site.
Assessment & certification
We are accredited by NSAI to ISO Standard 9001:2008. On passing an examination, you will be issued with a Certificate of Completion.
Who should attend
Personnel including EH&S Personnel, Safety Officers, Plant Managers, Engineers, Maintenance and Operatives undertaking service or maintenance work on industrial equipment.