Understanding Arc Flash PPE Categories

3 min read An arc flash is one of the most dangerous events that can occur in the workplace. It occurs when electricity has a path of reduced resistance outside of the cables or systems where it is intended to be to another location. The electricity ‘jumps’ from the wiring to another object through the air. This generates a massive amount of heat and can also cause serious damage or injury to anything in its path. Arc flashes …

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