Blog » TVA 4160V Arc Flash shuts down plant. 2 EE’s treated for smoke inhalation.
TVA has an excellent arc flash PPE program. The Fox News story doesn’t say if they were working on the breaker or if it just failed.
Arc Flash Training and the right PPE make huge differences in arc events.
Click here to read the Fox News Story.
Click here to read a little more detailed story but it calls the incident a fire.
Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.