Upcoming Seminar: Arc Flash Protective Clothing Standards

What's Happening?
On Wednesday 28th February, Certification Manager, Chris Butcher will be hosting a hybrid event for those interested in understanding the standards surrounding Arc Flash Protective Clothing

What will I learn?

  • An overview of EN and IEC standards and test methods for Arc Flash Protective Clothing
  • The difference between Box Arc and Open Arc test methods
  • CE & UKCA certification of arc protective garments and ensembles
  • A comparison with the North American HRC Hazard Risk Categories

Who should attend?

  • Manufacturers, distributors and users of arc flash protective clothing

Seminars Details:
When? Wednesday 28th February 2024
Where? The Austin Building, Unit 14 Wheel Forge Way, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1EH or attend virtually via TEAMS!
Cost? £95 pr person for  non-members, PPE Club members can attend free of charge for up to two delegates


Chris Butcher, Certification Manager for BTTG® in the UK and Shirley® in Ireland. Chris has over 30 years' experience in testing and certification of protective clothing and other technical textile products. He is a technical expert in garment performance and design and has extensive experience in the Certification of PPE, Marine Equipment and Construction Products. Chris was Convenor of the PPE notified body coordination group VG5 for protective clothing and gloves for more than a decade.

10:30am | Presentation
11:30pm | Break
11:45pm | Presentation
01:00pm | Q&A & End

How to book?
To reserve a place, please reply to this email or email onestopshop@bttg.co.uk. Please confirm your attendance as soon as possible. Those who want to join virtually will receive an invitation ahead of the seminar with instructions on how to join.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Posted by on 19 February 2024