by , on November 18, 2009

Just following the tables in NFPA 70E this worker would have likely walked away with no burns. He would have been wearing HRC 2* faceshield, rubber insulating gloves and leather protectors and a flame resistant 8 cal shirt/pant option. He is lucky he had no clothing ignition.

Read about this arc flash in Springfield, MA JC Penny’s Store.

Hugh Hoagland
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