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Just de-energizing can get you hurt

Tragic Event That Could Have Been Avoided  U.S. Department of Labor investigators determined the 33-year-old employee of an Alabama Cabinet company was electrocuted when he came into contact with a 277-volt circuit while replacing a light fixture in a paint boot in...

Why Perform an Arc Flash Evaluation?

Consider this comparison: Seatbelts used to be optional but are now enforced and regular practice; calculating arc flash values were once impossible but are now saving lives.  Once standardized arc flash calculations were put into place in 2002 (IEEE 1584) the...
How many labels should go on my equipment?

How many labels should go on my equipment?

We have discussed where labels should be placed (see this link).  Now its time to discuss our methodology behind applying appropriate labels as a result of calculations and best practices. Typically a main breaker in a piece of equipment will lower the arc flash...