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

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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