Category - Training

Assembly Instructions for Cable Gland 453 Exd IIC Gb

Cable glands may be used on all types of electrical power, control, instrumentation, data and telecommunications cables. They are used as a sealing and termination device to ensure that the characteristics of the enclosure which the cable enters can be maintained adequately. The 501/453/Universal cable gland provides two independent seals on armoured, elastomer and plastic […]

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4 Things to Look for in a High Voltage Switchboard Room

Making personal contact with any electrical voltage especially at high voltage levels can potentially be lethal, as a result, when working in an electrical High Voltage (HV) switchboard room, you should know what to look for.  The risk to anyone working in HV areas is greatly focused by careful application of sensible general and company safety regulations and […]

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5 Ways to Stay Safe in a High Voltage Hazardous Area

A safe work environment is not always enough to control all potential high voltage electrical hazards. Careful planning and adequate safety procedures are essential to prevent contact with equipment under test. Do you know how to minimize the possibility of an electrical incident? Below are a few ways you can protect yourself when working in a high voltage […]

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Best Practices To Prevent a Dropped Object Incident

If you work in oil and gas worksites, you are more than likely aware of the possibility of a falling object on and offshore (DROPS). Incidents occur when there is a lack of knowledge regarding safety procedures and guidelines especially in potentially hazardous or high severity areas. The article will explain DROPS and some of the best practices you […]

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OCS Group’s Lunch and Learn: Arc Flash

You might have heard of the term “Arc Flash”, but what is it exactly? And why is it so important for safety professionals to be responsible and completely aware of what the issues are with electrical arc flash safety? It is imperative to learn and be alert at all times when handling electrical equipment to […]

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USCG training “Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Locations”

USCG: OCS Group Trains USCG in Hazardous Areas OCS Group visited the US Homeland Security  and US Coast Guard (USCG) in Port Arthur, Texas last week to educate about electrical equipment in hazardous areas. OCS Group discussed the importance of competency and skills regarding offshore area classification. Determining the hazardous area classification is essential to identify […]

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How To Abandon Cables Using 3M Cold Shrink Cable Abandonment?

OCS Group is working with Thorne and Derrick to improve electrical skills in the industry! Below is an article from Thorne and Derrick to help those in the industry. HOW TO ABANDON CABLES This video by 3M Electrical shows how to abandon cables safely using 3M CSCAK Cable Abandonment Kits. 3M CSCAK kits are complete with […]

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OCS Group Announces Collaboration with UL

OCS Group Announces Collaboration with UL for the Provision of Industry Best, Competency Based (Knowledge and Skills) Training   About the Collaboration As the need for operational excellence and safety in oil and gas never being greater and achieving higher levels of safety and performance while simultaneously reducing resources is extremely challenging; UL and OCS […]

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US Coast Guard (USCG) to Enforce New Electrical Regulations

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is responsible for maritime safety and security in the U.S. Offshore Continental Shelf. USCG recently published amendments to the Title 46 CFR rules governing electrical equipment used offshore in hazardous locations. These changes have the potential to affect builders and suppliers of equipment used on all gas and oil rigs, […]

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PERTAMINA: HPHT Drilling Operation and Well Engineering Training

OCS Group – PERTAMINA Course #2: HPHT Drilling Operation and Well Engineering Training   OCS Group and PERTAMINA Indonesia OCS Training Institute (A member of OCS Group) is extremely proud and excited to have been appointed the primary provider for PERTAMINA Indonesia for their technical training needs. This continues the strong relationship OCS Group has […]

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