ARC FLASH HAZARDS: WHAT ARE THEY & HOW TO PROVIDE A SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENT
An arc flash is a technical name for an electrical explosion and there are growing concerns and increased discussions regarding arc flash hazards. An arc flash event can expel large amounts of deadly energy in the form of a super-heated ball of gas with temperatures reaching as high as 35 thousand degrees Fahrenheit.
This guide will…
- Define arc flash hazards
- Discuss ways to protect workers
- Explain an arc flash study and why it’s important