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Arc Flash Is A Dangerous, Instantaneous Electrical Event

May 9, 2019

An arc flash is the rapid release of undesired energy primarily from an electrical arcing fault. This hazardous incident happens faster than a blink of an eye and causes devastating consequences.   Arc flash is a dangerous instantaneous electrical event that occurs often. Electrical workers face many hazards on a…

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Common Causes of an Arc Flash

March 28, 2019

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…

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The Third Step In Performing An Arc Flash Risk Assessment Is The Label Installation and Arc Flash Training

February 28, 2019

Arc flash risk assessment step three: This will be the second visit to your facility to apply the arc flash labels and perform an arc flash training. One of our arc flash Engineering Technicians will apply the arc flash warning labels generated by the arc flash study and conduct a…

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Arc Flash Can Be Extremely Dangerous, ESS Is The Forefront Of Safety

August 30, 2018

An arc flash is a complex phenomenon gaining increased awareness and attention in the electrical safety industry. An arc flash is ionized gas caused when electricity travels through air. The primary dangers of an arc flash are thermal, copper vapors, and intense light. Electrical Safety Specialists are the leaders in…

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