by , on September 28, 2009

An article on arc flash appeared in an Entertainment Today subsidiary on health and fitness articles. This shows arc flash entering the mainstream which is a good thing but the article looks like a Wikipedia research project. It misses the whole point of this being an electrical phenonenom and most likely to strike in live electrical work. And misses the most important point, that most fatalities occur from clothing ignitions. Reducing energy with engineering techniques AND putting workers in arc rated clothing are the two biggest ways to keep injuries to a minimum.

You can read the article here…


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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.


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