RSA-242 Wins Silver in Product of the Year

CBS ArcSafe has won Product of the Year Silver from Plant Engineering magazine for the RSA-242! The remote switch actuator allows technicians to remotely close or trip an ABB/SACE Novomax air circuit breaker from a safe distance of up to 300 feet, well outside the arc-flash boundary. Justin Gaull was on hand at the 2019 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing in Chicago earlier this month to accept the award, which emphasizes our commitment to keeping your operators and technicians safe.Read More

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Paper Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Violations, Proposes $303,657 in Penalties.

SODDY DAISY, TN – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Day & Zimmerman NPS Inc. for exposing employees to electric shock hazards at the Tennessee Valley Authority Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant in Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. The company faces $71,599 in proposed penalties.Read More

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CBS ArcSafe Celebrates 10 Years of Enhancing Arc-Flash Safety

WHEN FINLEY LEDBETTER founded CBS ArcSafe in 2008, he’d already spent a few decades saving the world from arc-flash dangers. Ledbetter, CEO and chief scientist of Group CBS, began designing his first remote racking solution in the 1980s at the request of a longtime customer. As part of his research and development, Ledbetter looked at arc-flash incident reports from around the U.S. He saw the need for remote racking across all industrial segments, not just at electrical field service companies and utilities.Read More