Electrical Safety: 05. Arc Flash

Electrical Safety: 05. Arc Flash

Updated Apr 29, 2020

Most people are at least somewhat familiar with the hazard of electrical shock and the danger associated with touching a live electrical wire. Fewer people are aware of the hazard of an arc flash. With arc flashes, a person doesn't have to be touching the electrical circuit to be in danger. Serious and even fatal injuries can occur due to arc flashes when an individual is as much as 10 feet away from energized equipment at the time of an accident. In this course, we'll cover how to protect yourself from the serious hazard of arc flash.