Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E)- How Arc Flash Training Could Save Your Life

Arc Flash Training


Never heard of "arc flash?" Arc flash happens when the resistance of air to electrical current breaks down and electricity jumps the gap between conductors. This will only happen when there is sufficient voltage and a path to lower voltage or ground.

Given 1000 amperes, an arc across two terminals can generate temperatures as high as 35,000 degrees Fahrenheit—about 25,000 degrees hotter than the surface of the sun.

The result? An explosion of hot gaseous metal, liquid metal splatter and solid metal shrapnel. An average of one person every day dies in the United States from arc flash or similar electrical disaster. Everyone needs to be made aware of this.

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Without electrical safety training, the one working on such equipment will likely be killed without adequate safety measures, but nearby people can be injured or killed also. Like a nuclear blast, intense radiation can permanently blind those who happen to see it.


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