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3 Steps to Arc Flash Compliance

An engineered Arc Flash Hazard Analysis Study The following steps are required to conduct an Arc Flash Risk Assessment in compliance with NFPA-70E and using the IEEE Method 1584 calculations: Conduct an Arc Flash Risk Assessment – Falcon Power Consultants will verify your existing single line diagram, or walk down the distribution system and sketch […]

Top 10 Arc Flash Statistics Every Employer Should Know

Did you know? 5 to 10 arc flash accidents occur every day in the U.S. More than 2,000 people are treated annually in burn centers with arc flash injuries 1-2 deaths occur per day from an arc flash incident $1.5M average cost of medical treatment 8-12 months away from work and possibility of permanent disability […]

NFPA 70E 2024 Code Changes

  Term Changes: Electric Shock: Electric Shock vs Shock Wave…the term “electric shock” replacing “shock” where appropriate to differentiate between when shock is specific to hearing or lung protection boundaries as in a shock wave. Protectors: The term “leather” was removed from use in gloves to allow for the acceptance of other protective, alternative materials […]