Common Causes of an Arc Flash

ESS electrical safety arc flash common causes arc flash

When an electric current passes through air between ungrounded conductors or between ungrounded conductors and grounded components, the temperatures can reach 35,000°F. Exposure to these extreme temperatures both burns the skin directly and causes ignition of clothing, which adds to the burn injury. The majority of hospital admissions due to electrical accidents are from arc…

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Qualified Electrical Worker Training With ESS Is Essential For Work Place Safety

EES Electrical Safety Specialists training qualified electrical workers important safety training

Qualified electrical worker training is required of any person working on or near energized equipment greater than 50 volts, per The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Code 70E. Employing qualified electrical workers will reduce the company’s liability, lost time injuries, death and costly OSHA citations. Participants will…

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