by , on June 15, 2010

This news item in that on Friday 6-11-10 an NStar employee was hurt in an arc flash in a manhole in Boston, MA.  Manhole incidents can be very high arc flash energies since most of these systems have higher fault currents and the circuits are often slow acting on protection if protected at all.

NStar has a arc rated clothing program. 

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Hugh Hoagland
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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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