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 […]

Emergency power, lithium batteries and earthing conference

  Registrations are now open for the Emergency Power Supplies, Lithium Batteries and Earthing Conference to be held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand on 27 and 28 July 2016.  The conference will deal with the adequacy of emergency power supplies; the quality of power supplied, and discuss how these problems can be addressed for plant, […]