Posts tagged as protection

PoPI – friend or foe?

  When the Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act was passed in 2013,  there ensued much hype and panic. The weight of the proposed penalties had organisations scrambling to find out what they needed to do in order to comply with PoPI as fast as possible. But finalising PoPI and appointing a regulator has taken […]

Head-to-foot personal protection

AJ Charnaud supplies products to numerous industries dealing with elements including hot metal smelting, fire fighting, shaft sinking, electrical safety (arc flash) operations, mining and recently live-line work (high voltage distribution lines) and specialised footwear. The company’s newest product to enter the market place is the Charnaud E20300, the newest innovation for safety shoes and […]

Breaker coordination: what you really need to know

  Selective coordination is an electrical system design practice that improves reliability. Breaker coordination methodology increases uptime by limiting power outages to the branch of an electrical system where a problem occurs without knocking out other areas of the system. When a fault happens, the closest overcurrent protective device opens either a breaker or a […]