ARG Arc Flash Incident


Two employees of the American Refining Group ( ARG ) were injured early on Wednesday when an electrical arc flash occurred.

An investigation is underway as to why the arc flash happened.  There were no fatalities – one employee was transported by a medical helicopter to a hospital in Buffalo, N.Y., while the other was sent to Bradford Regional Medical Center for treatment.

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Photo: Era photo by Jay Bradish
Hugh Hoagland

Hugh Hoagland

does research and testing of PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Hugh is a Sr. Consultant at ArcWear and Sr. Partner at e-Hazard. Read more about Hugh.

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