Since its introduction to NFPA 70E in 2000, an arc flash hazard analysis is an OSHA requirement for employees working on electrical distribution equipment. With the safety of facility employees of utmost importance, plus potential costs that could be incurred from lost production and equipment, an accurate study is critical. Join Reza Tajali as he discusses the importance of the data being used in the analysis and its effects on the study. Also covered:
Reza Tajali is an engineering manager for Schneider Electric Engineering Services. He has over 30 years of experience with electrical power distribution and control, and holds two United States patents on switchgear products. In his present function he manages the power system engineering team in the Midwest region of the United States. His team of engineers supports industrial and commercial customers with power system design, analysis and power quality improvement plans. Mr.Tajali holds a Master of Science degree in electrical power systems from Tennessee Technological University and is registered in seven states.