Everett, Wash. - Fluke Corporation, the global leader in handheld electronic test and measurement technology, today announced an updated version of its Electrical Measurement Safety interactive video aimed at reducing hazards for people measuring electrical circuits, and helping reduce risk and liability for employers.
Electrical safety compliance training violations were #7 (electrical wiring) and #10 (Electrical, General Requirements) on the 2005 Top 10 List of most frequently cited standards published by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA regulations include a six-point plan to minimize potential arc flash danger for personnel that addresses issues such as requirements for safety programs, training and use of appropriate tools for safe working conditions.
Fluke’s Electrical Measurement Safety video has been revised to incorporate the most recent guidelines from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E standard for electrical safety in the workplace, which specifically addresses arc flash hazards. Materials also incorporate safety information from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), International Electrotechnical Conference (IEC) and other safety regulators.
Available free of charge on CD (one copy per user) through the Fluke website (Fluke Safety), the Fluke Electrical Measurement Safety video includes:
To order the Fluke Electrical Measurement Safety package from the Fluke Corporation website, go to Fluke Safety. The video is also available on DVD for a $20 charge.
Fluke Corporation is the world leader in compact, professional electronic test tools. Fluke customers are technicians, engineers, electricians and metrologists who install, troubleshoot, and manage industrial electrical and electronic equipment; and calibration processes for quality control.