Electrical Safety and Arc Flash Training Reduces Electrical Arc hazards

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					?Arc flash is quite treacherous as it absorbs the emanation of exceedingly high level
of energy and heat. Getting in contact with the arc flash may result in serious and
abiding damage to the skin. The arc flashes are frequent in particular region,
particularly where there are electric current passes through air gaps between
conductors. And so technicians who are involved in handling kind of tasks are highly
recommended to follow directions that are given in arc flash training in order to
prevent arc flash hazards. In order to prevent hazards one should go through arc flash

Arc flash training is being common these days as the number of hazards due to arc
flash are increasing day by day. Arc flash knowledge is given to each and every
employee of the company through arc flash training so they are alert of reason of arc
flash hazards and can prevent them.

Reason of Arc Flash Accident

Likewise there are number of reasons of arc flash, but main factors that generally
cause arc flash are;

* Hazardous work procedure
* Improperly designed system
* Not checking for loose terminals
* Faults at the time of maintenance
* Equipment not meeting arc flash requirement

To prevent such type of arc flash accidents now days several number of organizations
conduct arc flash training so that every technician and every employees are made
aware of arch flash, arc flash hazards, causes of arc flash hazards as well as how to
avoid these arc flash accidents and can protect our self from these hazards and even
made clear the rules and regulations that are set by the OSHA and NFPA 70 codes.

To know more precisely about arc flash following are the programs that are included
under the arc flash training in order to acquire the total knowledge of arc flash and arc
flash hazards and get free of them;

* Collecting the data- Under this program, every necessary data regarding the
electrical appliance is collected, such as transformer data-its impedance/voltage,
Circuit breaker data, fuse data, electric utility, conductors data, etc.

* Engineering training: under this program the employees are given the training about
the power system using NFPA 70E and IEEE 1584.

* Short-Circuit training: It is essential for arc flash training, management analysis, and
termination analysis.
* Coordination training- It covers safety device coordination and tie- current
coordination study.

* Arc flash accident hazards training- This program covers the training regarding the
vulnerability related to the arc flash accident.

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