Arc Flash 101: Causes, Preventions, & OSHA Standards
As defined by the Electrical Safety Forum, arc flashes are dangerous electrical events that occur when an electric current jumps across the gap between two conductors, creating an electrical arc. Arc flashes can reach temperatures up to 35,000°F and, contrary to popular belief, are not rare incidents. In fact, over 30,000 arc flash accidents occur annually, resulting in more than 400 fatalities a year in the U.S. alone.
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Pearson Safety Solutions – 01/05/2023 Accidents happen in the workplace, but many times, workers narrowly avoid incidents that could have caused serious injury or even death. A near miss, also
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Pearson Safety Solution – 01/09/2023 While many workplace hazards such as rickety ladders, heavy equipment, slick floors, and unstable surfaces present obvious safety risks, many dangers aren’t so easily detectable.