Test Plant Personnel’s Footwear – Don’t be in for a Shock
Through their own movement people can generate large amounts of static charge if they are not grounded. Over 30,000 volts can be carried by people who are completely unaware that they themselves are the potential source of an electrostatic spark discharge that could ignite a flammable atmosphere. Discharges of static electricity have been identified as an ignition source for a broad range of processes that cut right across a wide selection of industry groups with both plant equipment and personnel based operations.
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