Warning Arc flash and shock hazard Appropriate PPE and tools required when working on this equipment
An arc flash is an explosive release of thermal energy including brilliant light, dangerous sound levels and sometimes a blast pressure wave. Numerous workers are injured and/or killed each year while working on energized equipment. Many of these casualties are a result of arc flash. Isolating the supply of electricity and using appropriate PPE are popular methods for reducing the risk of an arc flash, as is the use of appropriate signage to highlight the inherent dangers.
Material Options Explained
Below is a more detailed description of the materials this particular safety sign is available in. Helping you decide which sign option is most suitable for your application.
Rigid Plastic: Lightweight, gloss white PVC with high impact strength. Suitable for both internal and external safety signs. Easily drilled for wall fixing.
Self-Adhesive Vinyl: A high gloss, flexible PVC vinyl with self-adhesive backing. Suitable for applying to most smooth, dry and clean surfaces. Ideally suited for internal signs.