ArcFlash - PPE Categories

Hazards / Risk Category

 

Clothing Description

Typical number of clothing layers is given

Reqiured Minimum Arc Rating of PPE cal/cm2

  • Required AR Clothing: Arc Rated long sleeve shirt and pants or coverall
  • Required AR Face and Head Protection: Arc Rated Face Shield (with “wrap around” guarding to protect the forehead, ears and neck) or Arc Flash Suit Hood
  • As Needed: Arc rated jacket, Rainwear, Parka Hard Hat Liner
     

In addition to AR Clothing and Head Protection, the following products are required or to be used as needed:

  • Required Hand Protection: Heavy Duty Leather Gloves
  • Additional PPE: Hard Hat, Eye Protection (Glasses or Goggles), Hearing Protection
  • Footwear: Safety Leather Footwear (as needed)

4

  • Required AR Clothing: Arc Rated long sleeve shirt and pants or coverall
  • Required AR Face and Head Protection: Arc Rated Arc Flash Suit Hood or AR Face Shield and Balaclava
  • As Needed: Arc rated jacket, Rainwear, Parka Hard Hat Liner

 

In addition to AR Clothing and Head Protection, the following products are required or to be used as needed:

  • Required Hand Protection: Heavy Duty Leather Gloves
  • Additional PPE: Hard Hat, Eye Protection (Glasses or Goggles), Hearing Protection
  • Footwear: Safety Leather Footwear (as needed)

8

  • Required AR Clothing: Arc Rated long sleeve shirt and pants or coverall and Arc Rated Arc Flash Suit comprising jacket and pants or coat and leggings
  • Required AR Face and Head Protection: Arc Rated Arc Flash Suit Hood
  • Required AR Hand Protection: Arc Rated Gloves or Rubber Insulating Gloves & Leather Protectors
  • As Needed: Arc-rated jacket, Rainwear, Parka Hard Hat Liner

 

In addition to AR Clothing and Head Protection, the following products are required:

  • Additional PPE: Hard Hat, Eye Protection (Glasses or Goggles), Hearing Protection, Safety Leather Footwear

25

  • Required AR Clothing: Arc Rated long sleeve shirt and pants or coverall and Arc Rated Arc Flash Suit comprising jacket and pants or coat and leggings
  • Required AR Face and Head Protection: Arc Rated Arc Flash Suit Hood
  • Required AR Hand Protection: Arc Rated Gloves or Rubber Insulating Gloves & Leather Protectors
  • As Needed: Arc-rated jacket, Rainwear, Parka Hard Hat Liner

 

In addition to AR Clothing and Head Protection, the following products are required:

  • Additional PPE: Hard Hat, Eye Protection (Glasses or Goggles), Hearing Protection, Safety Leather Footwear

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