Arc Flash Safety

Arc Flash explosion

 

What is an Arc Flash?

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an arc flash is a “dangerous condition associated with the possible release of energy caused by an electric arc.”

 
 

 

NFPA 70E Code Changes

70E is the standard for electrical safety within the work place and is typically updated every three years. Significant changes have occurred within the last two editions of NFPA 70E that you need to know.

 

NFPA 70E Compliance Solutions

The NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace reinforces the rule to de-energize electrical equipment before any work is performed on or near it. However, there are instances when de-energization is not feasible and work must be performed on live equipment.

 

Arc Flash Mitigation Solutions

Schneider Electric Services provide a variety of arc flash mitigation solutions for any brand of electrical equipment.