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Heat Stress and Arc Rated PPE

Preventing Heat Stress at Work & Choosing the Right Arc Flash PPE      Working in the Australian heat in combination with the heat of working in a confined space, like those often associated with electrical repair works, means that workers have a higher chance of developing heat stress, dehydration, or even heat stroke.  ...
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The Difference between Arc Flash Clothing and Flame Resistant Clothing

How Arc-Rated Clothing Differs from Other Flame-resistant Clothing      In certain industries, it is vital for employees to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), especially those working in the Oil and Gas industry for example. A common type of protection that has been used by this industry is Fire Resistant (FR) clothing. FR ...
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Dangers of an ArcFlash

WorkSafe QLD Film Promotes Arc Safety Awareness    WorkSafe QLD’s latest arc flash safety film highlights the dangers of an arc flash, which can happen in an instant and can set fire to clothing, severely burn human skin, and even cause death.   An Arc Flash is an electrical current that is passed through the air when ...
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The Importance of Breathability in Arc Flash PPE

Breathability in Arc Flash Personal Protective Equipment    For an electrical worker, enduring Australia’s humid climate is hard enough, let alone the thought of putting on a heavy arc flash suit and gloves. However, whenever a piece of electrical equipment breaks down, no matter how hot it is, workers still need to wear ...
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Introducing Elliotts’ Next Generation of Arc Flash PPE

Elliotts, an Australian-based manufacturer of Quality Safety Gear and PPE is excited to announce its new range of Arc Flash PPE – ArcSafe® X50, to its already very successful ArcSafe® range.   Speaking with Anthony Elliott, Managing Director of Elliotts, “We’re very excited to launch the new ArcSafe® X50 range ...
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It has to be Seen to be Believed: New ArcSafe® AmpShield™ Arc Flash Face Shield

The Latest Revolutionary Technology in Arc Flash Protection   For over 50 years, Elliotts has been innovating and designing new products to meet the needs of our customers, and our brand new ArcSafe® AmpShield™  Arc Flash Face Shield is the ‘what’s next’ in arc flash protection.    Harnessing ...
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Standards Matter in Arc Flash Safety

At Elliotts, We Take Standards Seriously When It Comes To Arc Flash Protection    Elliotts manufactures and customises a large range of industry-specific ArcFlash, and rated Protective Clothing for the Australasian Market. Wearing ArcFlash-specific flame-resistant clothing provides the necessary thermal protection to shield workers from ...
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Arc Flash PPE Maintenance Dos and Don’ts

The Dos and Don’ts of Arc Flash PPE Maintenance   If you’ve ever purchased arc flash personal protective equipment (PPE), you know that it isn’t exactly an inexpensive purchase. But this is because of the highly engineered materials used, the extensive testing required and the fact that the gear has the ability to protect ...
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Five Commonly Asked Questions about Arc Flashes

Requirements and Technical Terminologies in Arc Flash Protection    The dangers of working in environments with risk of Electrical Arc Flash was starkly highlighted in February 2015, when two men tragically lost their lives in an Arc Flash explosion at the Galleria Shopping Centre in Perth. Since then many commercial and industrial ...
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Protect your Workers from Arc Flashes

Elliotts' BlastMat Arc Suppression Blankets   An Arc Flash is an electrical current that is passed through the air when insulation or isolation between electrified conductors is no longer sufficient to withstand the applied voltage. The extremely high temperatures of these arcs, about four times as high as that of the sun’s surface, ...
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